Tag Archives: italy

The Colosseum… The Original Octagon

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The Colosseum was definitely one of the places I was most excited to visit.  This was the site of a lot of my favorite movies growing up.

Needless to say, I was inspired to re-watch some of them that same evening.


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I’ve Always Wanted To Do This…

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Being able to take one of these dorky pictures has been something I’ve wanted to do for a long time!… Read More

Buongiorno from Venice

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Views from the Rialto Bridge during the day and night.… Read More

Ketosis and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Took a 2+ hour train ride from Milan to Venice today and I passed part of the time by listening to podcasts.  Episode 209 from Robb Wolf’s The Paleo Solution caught my attention because he talked about his experience with BJJ and ketosis.  It said things along the lines of:

  • He tried a ketosis experiment for 12 weeks
  • Discovered he could chug along just fine in BJJ, but when he needed explosiveness, it just wasn’t there for him
  • He wasn’t as tired at the end of training sessions, but just couldn’t tap into the next level when he needed.
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Hello from the Duomo in Milan


A little jet lagged.  A little bloated from gluten.  A lot of happy.… Read More

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