Being Better

I had several ideas for blog posts this month. I thought about documenting how the progress on my Hippolyta cosplay is going. I considered writing an armor tutorial. I gave serious thought to getting out all of my feelings in regards to the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia …

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Iron Fist & Rachel’s First Tough Mudder!

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_057-Iron_Fist_Rachel_s_Tough_Mudder.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Alright Dragons, this episode was recorded LIVE from my backyard 4 hours after Rachel and I finished my 20th and her FIRST Tough Mudder! We talk about why she signed up, how she felt during and after, …

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Coffee w/ Lou Ferrigno!

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Special_18_Coffee_w_Lou_Ferrigno.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe morning of the Ferrigno Legacy, Lou Ferrigno sat down for over an hour with competitors and had a very relaxed informal Q&A. It was absolutely wonderful hearing him speak. Frank Zane and Lonnie Teper joined him. Incredible …

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Ep 23 – Lou Ferrigno Jr, The Tahoe Show, & Chris Minnes Returns

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_023-Lou_Ferrigno_Jr_Tahoe_Show_Chris_Minnes_Returns.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHey there Dragons, this week we welcome back bodybuilding competition promoter, Chris Minnes. He brought a friend, Lou Ferrigno Jr. These guys were an absolute blast to hang out with. Chatting bodybuilding, marvel, comic books, pizza, and more …

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Ep 022 – Kat Simonovic, Olympian/Badass

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_022-Kat_Simonovic_Rio_Olympian.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs everyone prepares for the Olympics kickoff this weekend, I got to sit down with Kat Simonovic, who is swimming for Serbia in the 200 and 400 freestyle. She was such a magnificent person with which to chat. …

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Ep 021 – Bilbo Baggs Sportswear

https://media.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/p/content.blubrry.com/dumbbellsanddragons/Ep_021-Bilbo_Baggs_Sportswear.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s episode is with Randi Mackenzie from Bilbo Baggs Sportswear, the premiere competition suits. Talking with Randi was so much fun, we even made plans to grab a beer and mac & cheese next time I’m in Phoenix! …

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Athletes Come In All Sizes

This weekend, I was able to attend the US National Table Tennis Championships. I’ve written before about various types of athletes and these players were no different. I witnessed finesse and control. I witnessed athleticism and a willingness to sacrifice the body. I know that sounds funny when talking about …

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