I take my iron with football and wings.

lifting weightsSometimes, after a good workout at the gym, I wonder why I ever leave that place. It’s an experience of holistic medicinal quality to the red-blooded, meat-eating male.

Anyways, take today… I started by watching a little Giants/Lions football and sucking down some hot Buffalo wings (one of God’s gifts to Men – ranking up there with air and water). With the sound of butting helmets still in my ears, and Frank’s Red Hot coursing through my veins, I went to my local gym. There, I lifted some iron (my back-bicep-shoulder routine) while watching more football on the multiple TV screens in the free weight area. Something about watching sports can really get the testosterone going… it’s just a better workout that way. Hit one muscle group until it’s dead… then hit another related group until it’s dead… then another. After about a half hour I reached muscle failure in all my target groups, so I moved from the room of iron to the room of cardio-contraptions. I hopped on an elliptical machine – equipped with cable TV – and promptly turned on… wait for it… football! Thirty minutes of nasty sweat production while flipping between Steelers/Jets and Cowboys/Redskins. I can already sense the amino acids from the formerly Cayenne-kissed poultry-protein rebuilding my muscle tissue. Nice.

Take a quick shower and I feel like a million bucks, and my iron-lifting had successfully removed any calorie-guilt carried over from bleu-cheese-lifting. I was left in just the perfect state-of-mind for watching the Patriots continue their reign of dominance.

:-) I have to say it was a good day.

u comment i follow 14 Comments

  1. Posted November 19, 2007 at 3:39 pm | Permalink

    Girls like wings, too!

  2. Tami
    Posted November 19, 2007 at 6:05 pm | Permalink

    Girls like wings AND the gym!

  3. Posted November 19, 2007 at 6:47 pm | Permalink

    @ the girls :: Indeed, you bring up a good point… I didn’t even read it from that angle. I must ponder further on how to capture what I’m trying to say.

  4. Posted November 20, 2007 at 12:38 pm | Permalink

    Waraxe, theres no reason to look at stuff like that that seriously. The guys doin what all guys should do (and women) it’ good for you your happy and shit why not have a beer in ther too.

  5. John
    Posted November 20, 2007 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    So, I know you love those Bills/Patriots matchups because you can feel good about whatever happens. As not a Patriots fan… I can’t. The only thing good about Sunday was that the Dolphins continued to prove that they are the worst team in the NFL. We’re lucky we’re from Western New York. If an ass kicking like that happened to a home team in LA (if LA had a home team), the whole city would still be burning. It was like watching a pro team play Olean High.

  6. BA
    Posted November 21, 2007 at 8:27 pm | Permalink

    Is that you in the picture! You hunk of manliness, you! Lets challenge one another to a true weight lifting challenge…. the 12 oz curl! yum!

  7. John3Sobieski
    Posted November 23, 2007 at 9:41 am | Permalink

    I’m a Lions fan myself, but I’m not rooting for them until they’ve redeemed themselves. They had a good first half of a season, but they’re starting to stink again.

  8. Posted November 27, 2007 at 11:19 pm | Permalink

    @ samuel :: Yeah, while my momentum was waxing eloquent I almost stuck in something about a good ale in there. :-)

    @ John :: I think LA trash can probably find a reason to burn their own neighborhoods down whenever they want… in fact, perhaps there WAS a riot after the Buffalo loss.

    @ BA :: MMmm…. 12 oz curls. Or better yet, a 23 oz mug. I’ll take that challenge!

    @ John3Sobieski :: They have already started down the slippery slope. :-(

  9. John3Sobieski
    Posted November 28, 2007 at 8:29 am | Permalink

    On a brighter note, my high school football team just won the division 4 Michigan championship. Go Mariners!!!!!

  10. football caricatures
    Posted October 26, 2008 at 5:46 am | Permalink

    I’m a Lions fan myself, but I’m not rooting for them until they’ve redeemed themselves.

  11. Posted March 12, 2015 at 7:11 am | Permalink

    Going to the gym can be the best therapy for some people. When I’m at the gym I just let go of everything else and I get a real kick from it. When I leave I’m upbeat and ready to take on anything.

  12. Posted April 8, 2015 at 4:17 am | Permalink

    Indeed you feel good when you go to the gym after eating anything from fast food. I think that there is a constant feeling of release, due to the fact that you know you can immediately burn the calories you’ve digested.I will go to the gym because summer motivates me to have a good working body.

  13. Posted August 21, 2015 at 2:15 am | Permalink

    terima kasih atas artikel yang membangun ini

  14. Pulau Tidung
    Posted August 28, 2015 at 8:14 am | Permalink

    Ez blogbejegyzést nagyon inspiráló
    Én várni a következő üzenetre
    oktatása olvasók Köszönjük
    Pulau Tidung

u comment i followPost a Comment

Please observe these simple rules when leaving comments. Fill out your information truthfully - that means using either your REAL name or a "handle" of some sort (like Mr. Frizzy Monkey). Don't be vulgar or idiotic. If your comment seems to be made for link value, or for advertising your business, and not to contribute to the discussion then your comment will probably be edited or deleted. If any of your info seems fake your comment will probably be deleted. I apologize in advance for any well meaning comments that meet an untimely end... but I'm sure you'll understand and forgive me.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *