Hail to the Dinosaurs!
It's Turkey day here in the USA,
so let me wish each and every one
of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!
And yes, that goes double for all
of our Dinos in the military --
wherever you're stationed on this
holiday. Stay safe and come home
soon! And THANK YOU for everything
Ditto for our Law Enforcement Dinos,
our Fire Dept. Dinos, our First
Responder Dinos and all of the
Dinos who are out there helping
Hurricane victims on the East
Anyhow, we call it Turkey Day,
but it's actually a day to give
thanks for the special things in
With that in mind, I made a list of
special things. Things I'm thankful
Here it is:
1. That worked to the bone feeling
after a hard set of heavy squats.
2. The way you suddenly feel lighter
than air after you complete the farmer's
walk and drop the weights out of your
3. Hitting a new PR.
4. Starting a Christmas list with the
words "More plates!"
5. Looking back over your training
journal and seeing how much stronger
6. Lifting more weight over your head
than most people could deadlift.
7. Lifting more weight over your head
than most people could roll.
8. Looking so much younger than your
years that you get carded if you buy
a quart of milk.
9. Training with your kids -- or your
grandkids -- and starting them early
on the road to lifelong strength and
10. Good food, good friends and good
That's my 2012 Thanksgiving Day
List of special things. I hope you
enjoy all ten of them!
Yours in strength,
P.S. It's a holiday, but we're open
for business -- so forget about Black
Friday and do your shopping the easy
P.S. 2. Thought for the Day: "Squats and
turkey are a great combination. So are
deadlifts and turkey." -- Brooks Kubik