The Unexplainable Awesomeness of Jumping High to Touch Stuff

Jon Finkel jumping

Kid 1: “You think you can touch that?” Kid 2: “Let me see.” And with that, one of the oldest and most enjoyable games in the history of mankind continues. I imagine little 5-year-old cave boys walking out of their caves, tens of thousands of years ago, spotting a tree branch seven-feet off the ground and grunting to each other a version of the above …

I Can’t Recommend Giving Back Through Competing Enough

Swim Across America

I love swimming so participating in a Swim Across America event to raise money for cancer research was a natural fit. If you love running, triathlons, marathons, golf, biking, CrossFit or whatever, there is no doubt an event that your sport/organization/training facility runs that is affiliated with a charity. Do it. Sign up today. Don’t screw around and talk about signing up or think that …

My Unbeatable Case for Why ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ is the #1 Workout Song of All Time

LL Cool J

Written by: Jon Finkel THAT OPEN Don’t call it a comeback!!!*  Oh, man. Has there ever been a more definitive, powerful declaration to start a song? Ever? Have the first five words of a song ever been sung with more anger/purpose/built-up rage? Have the first five words of a song ever said so much in so few syllables? “Don’t call it a comeback!” is concise …