Last month we were honored to host a workout with local US Marine and strength athlete Michael Wilfong. As a strength athlete Michael Wilfong is the current Washington State record holder on the squat lift in the USPA Men’s Master’s division. He has closed the mighty Captain’s of Crush #3 gripper from a parallel set.… Continue reading Among the Stones with Michael Wilfong
Last week we were honored to host a workout with Hero healthcare worker, Myra King. During this pandemic we rely on our healthcare workers to keep the entire community safe from the virus. Presently healthcare workers are battling an invisible enemy. Not only is the enemy invisible, but, there are no known weapons that can… Continue reading Among the Stones with Myra King (aka Moo)
Last month we were honored to host a workout with two local athletes, Fontaine Kaufmann and Chrish Newell. Fontaine Kaufmann is a competitive obstacle course racer, Spartan racer, and ultra-marathoner. Chrish Newell is a Spartan racer, obstacle course racer, and grip athlete who currently holds the world record on the beater bar. Both of these… Continue reading Among the Stones with Fontaine Kaufmann and Chrish Newell
This month we were honored to host a workout with local athlete and trainer, Jeremy Kaufmann. As a personal trainer Jeremy Kaufmann is certified with the American Council on Exercise. Additionally, Jeremy is an SGX Spartan trainer. SGX trainers are required to demonstrate a subscription to a healthy lifestyle, ability to motivate, and, have the… Continue reading Among the Stones with Jeremy Kaufmann
Last week we were honored to host a workout with local athlete and trainer, Ryan Polin. Ryan Polin is a certified Personal Trainer and 8-year veteran of the US Coast Guard. He competed in the world obstacle racing championship in London 2018, and, he is the owner and operator of Proprioception Training and Fitness (https://www.facebook.com/proprio.ft/)… Continue reading Among the Stones with Ryan Polin
Over the Independence Day weekend we were honored to have Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Officer Christopher Daigle visit the Couch Potato Garage. This visit was a surprise, as Chris is a close friend of the family. Thus, we did not do the entire interview segment; however, we learned quite a bit from this workout.… Continue reading Workout with SWAT Officer Chris Daigle
Last week we were honored to host a workout with local athlete and trainer, Taylor Overmiller. Taylor Overmiller is a certified Spartan Obstacle Course Trainer, member of the Beasts OCR pro-team, a multiple Obstacle Course Racing Champion, and, the owner and operator of Portland Outdoor Athletics (http://www.portlandoutdoorathletics.com/) At Couch Potato Strong we strive to… Continue reading Among the Stones with Taylor Overmiller.