10am til Noon. Not limited to lifting, you can work on your body weight skills or anything you like really. Don’t forget about Benchmark Training, still time to hit a “Girl”, “Games” or “Hero” workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan.


Last day to set a high score on the bike or sign up and lift heavy for the postal comp, get amongst it 🙂


The Chronic Disease: Doctor Dré’s Surgery Loses to Rick Ross Approach

Brown—not to be confused with West Coast rapper and producer Andre “Dr. Dre” Young—is one of more than 29 million Americans with diabetes. According to the New York Times, Brown acquired Type 2 diabetes 10 years ago due to a poor lifestyle and has since lost a toe and his sight to the disease. He’s planning to have weight-loss surgery to alleviate his symptoms and wants to showcase the process and recovery on a proposed reality-TV show.

Surgery Stupidity: Can’t Stomach the “Tummy Tap”

Jen Dawson was offended by the article but later in the thread added a comment that confirms our point: “(Surgery) is just a tool, and if you don’t address the emotional reasons, most people won’t have long term success.”

Quite simply, surgery is the last tool you want to use. It’s not about fat shaming, nor is it about shaming the medical community. It’s about exhausting all other options before cutting someone open.