Article by Henry Rollins 'Iron' I believe that the definition of definition is reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. Completely. When I was young I had no sense of myself. All I was, was a product of all the fear and humiliation I suffered. Fear of my parents. The humiliation of teachers calling me "garbage can" and telling me I'd be mowing lawns for a living. And the very real terror of my fellow students. … [Read more...]
You Have No Choice:You MUST Be Strong!
I have no pictures for you this time around. No videos. No cool graphics, no flashy anything. These are my words, not hidden or lifted with any technological gizmo. i wanted to share what I went through, and pass my thoughts on to you. Because if you've been to my Blog before, you know it's about "Pay it Forward." I hope this lifts you, educates you and helps you, in some way, shape or form. I just spent 1 & 1/2 days in / out of the hospital after something my son experienced. My son … [Read more...]
Episode # 56: Blasting with Underground Bodybuilding
Training heavy on a weekend and amped up to move some heavy iron. I love the iron and have always been drawn to it. Machines never excited me to kill it, rusty barbells and dumbbells always felt best in my hands. Other things I love to rip into: - sandbags - tractor tires - anvils - thick ropes - stones - Russian Kettlebells Hardcore gyms might be dying, but hardcore training is alive and well in edison, NJ at The Underground! Tell me where and how you're keeping it hardcore, old school … [Read more...]
I broke down in tears with this video!
It's getting emotional now, and I had no clue what would come about this "contest"...I thought it would be a bit different, I thought maybe I was the only guy who had iron in his blood, I'm talking york barbell iron :) I thought I was the only one who hit rock bottom and came close to some of the most painful times in my life, and the iron saved me every time.... Please watch this video of Dave Hall, who shows you his amazing, emotional, inspirational and powerful Underground Inspiration … [Read more...]
Another Underground Inspiration Video!
David Lee, who is about to come to a USC Cert, has been sending me vids and e mails for a few months now.... The video rocks, and of course, he added someover-tone from one of the best vids out there.... I am getting teary eyed now, because I see what has become of The Underground. I hope you cna understand my passion, I bleed the iron, and it has given me reason to live MANY, MANY times when things were toughest on me..... I have crawled out of those holes, many of which noone on earth … [Read more...]