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Training/Diet #6: Slow and steady, New Gizmos

April 19, 2013

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As of 4/1/13 my lifts were: Back Squat: 5RM 185# @ 172# Bench Press: 5RM 120# @ 172# Standing Press: 5RM 75# @ 172# Hang Power Clean: 5RM 80# @ 172# Deadlift: 5RM 267# @ 172# As of 4/18/13, I’ve made progress on all my lifts, yet my mass has remained nearly constant (fluxuating from […]

Long Hiatus, Big Changes Coming

March 29, 2012

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So, the photo gallery I’d linked to in early posts went down a few weeks ago, taking all of my embedded images with it. Fortunately, I’ve re-uploaded all of my old photos, as well as some new ones to a new picasa web album. Also, there is now an associated G+ account. I will fix […]

Started Training, First Injury

January 10, 2012

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Last weekend was simultaneously great, and disconcerting. I started out very well, I had fantastic Italian food Friday night. I had an excellent Brunch Saturday Morning. At noon, I took the train over to Brooklyn to check out Crossfit Virtuosity, a crossfit club owned by the Founder of Crossfit NYC, Keith Wittenstein. As far as […]

Cooked and Cleaned my First Small Game: Cottontail Rabbit

January 8, 2012

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Over x-mas break, I visited my family’s farm in northwest Iowa. There, my cousin bagged a nice a nice cottontail rabbit. Somewhat to my surprise, they generally would take the carcass and feed it to their cat. I was shocked. I wanted to eat the rabbit. He laughed, but obliged. I’d never cleaned a rabbit […]

25 Lbs. of Meat: My Cured Venison Finally Arrived.

November 29, 2011

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As Shipped: 25 pounds of Venison summer sausage and pepperoni: At this point I could probably survive the winter on cured meats plus the contents of my freezer. TheNouveauJäger

Training/Diet Update #2: No pain from lifting!

November 27, 2011

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Although I alluded to the reasons here, I never really explained why I’m not doing a formal exercise regimen like Starting Strength or CrossFit (two modalities that worked well for me before). Long story short, I broke my left shoulder twice and separated my right shoulder once. Each time I broke my shoulder, I had […]

Beast Feast, Venison Jerky, Pemmican, and the Zombie Apocalypse.

October 20, 2011

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Beast Feast Coming home with 27 pounds of meat gave me the opportunity to make some interesting dishes. On Sunday, I hosted a small potluck party, Beast Feast: I supplied the main courses, about 8 pounds of Venison Steaks and 5 pounds of Kung Pao Pheasant. To cook the venison, I let the steaks warm […]