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Fitness Quest: A New Wrinkle and Warning

Rockwell Bodybuilder

As always, the only way is forward.

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Posted in Bodybuilding, Crohn's, Diet, Fitness, Health, Working Out

Fitness Quest: The Benefits of Becoming A Fitness Fanatic

Rockwell Bodybuilder

You’ll be able to endure during difficult times, set goals, push your limits and continue long after others have given up.

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Posted in Bodybuilding, Diet, Fitness, Health, Mental Health, Uncategorized, Working Out

The Fatness is Starting to Go Away…But Not Quickly

I made a couple discoveries in the gym today, both welcome! First, I had been fretting about this pain in my elbow (Golfer’s Elbow I think) and wondering how I could work my arms if I couldn’t bend them. So

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Road to Skinniness: The Road Less Traveled

Fruits and veggies

It should not come as a shock to anyone who’s ever known or paid attention to me (or has read this blog) that I’ve had a long time interest in health, fitness, bodybuilding, etc. This interest goes back quite a

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The ‘Extrovert’ and The Arnold

Back in 2011 I first went to the Arnold Sports Festival, affectionately know simply as “The Arnold,” and was in many ways awestruck. The event is huge and more over very crowded! I got it into my head that I

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Body Illusions

I’ve always had a problem, unrelated to my Crohn’s and other health related issues, in that I tend to measure my successes against other people. I suppose we all do this to some degree, but it can really be a

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Reflections on a Visit With a Doctor

I recently started seeing a couple of new doctors (general and a gastro) and I just want to know one thing,when did they start letting teenagers practice medicine? Yeah, I’m officially getting old everyone looks like a kid to me

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Musings of a Grumpy Old Man and Why Kids Today Have It So Darn Good (at Least in the Gym)

So, I was just sitting here earlier today, shooing some young whipper-snappers off my lawn, when it occurred to me that kids really do have it better today than when I was growing up. Not so much in terms of

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Early Inspirations

Even though I’ve obviously never been a serious bodybuilder/weightlifter, for as long as I can remember I’ve had an interest in the sport. Though there are those who don’t really think it’s a sport. But at the very least it’s

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How Much Can the Average Man Bench?

Somewhere recently I was either blogging or telling someone that at one time I was actually able to bench press 350 pounds (1 rep only, never tried again, and I need to find some documentation on this – you know

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