John’s Blog


Mufasa – The Angel Who Saved My Life

Last Friday night I was out riding my mountain bike with my dog Mufasa. We normally do this twice a day once in the morning and once in the evening. We regularly do a loop around a college campus by our house. On our way home I went to cross the street from the college […]

Femoroacetabular Impingement

(AKA: Femoral Acetabular Impingement, Femoro-Acetabular Impingement) What is it? Femoroacetabular impingement or FAI is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint. Basically, the femoral head (ball) and acetabulum (socket) rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint. The damage can occur to the articular cartilage of the femoral head, acetabulum or the […]

What is Functional Training?

Recently I read an article in a fitness trade magazine regarding Functional Training. The writer called it a “New Trend.” As I read the article, I realized the type of training she was describing has been around since Spartacus. It was just new to the author. As an industry we need to market to the […]

Nevada Senior Olympics 2010

Sometimes that guy Murphy just won’t give you a break. Yesterday, on the flight home from Florida, we had a lay-over in Philadelphia. The rainstorms in the North East caused our flight to be late, so we dangled on the tarmac for awhile in 18th position to take off. It took too long. It seems […]

2011 Master’s Nationals in Bend, Oregon

At the beginning of 2011, Nationals was not on my radar. My real focus was always the Master’s National Championships in Havana, Cuba and the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah. However, it seemed that I would have a free place to stay and I had some frequent flyer miles so the idea […]