What another great weekend. Was great weather. I dog sat for a bud who went out of town. This dog is great about 8 years old. He was very well behaved and loves to be outside hiking and exploring. He went everywhere with me this weekend. Saturday I went to the 56th annual Eeyore’s birthday. Its a free festival put on by everyone in Austin. Thousands gather in a park here to cellebrate by bringing drums and wood wins and flutes etc just to play and everyone gets in a beat or groove. Trippy. Most people there are on drugs. Mushrooms and pot. Definantly a freak show of people in all kinds of weird costumes. If you follow my instagram stories youd have seen all the crazy shit.

Sunday I went for a hike in a new place and came across a new swimming hole with waterfalls. Such a great place I never knew was there and its only three miles from my house. All the vids I took today at the swimming hole is in my Instagram story as well. Definitely going back there soon. During the week would be much better with less people.

So I was coming back from NYC to Texas at Laguardia and since I have TSA precheck clearance, I went down a hall alone. Since I have done this before I know the drill. I walked down the hall, it was early about 7:30 am. Once I got to the end where the screener and metal detector was, I did the little I needed to since I was pre-check. There was a man in a suit and ayounger woman traveling with him. He was dressed in a cowboy hat and boots. I did’nt see his face but the young woman already had gone through scereening no problem. She was waiting on him. There was no one else in line or with us. He kept going through metal detector and setting it off. He went back and took off belt with a big buckle and went back through. BAM, set it off again. He was instructed to go back to screener and take off boots which were steel tipped. I asked since I was ready if I could go through and they said “yes”. Once I went through, I turned around to get my things off the conveyer and thats when I saw who it was. It was Al Gore. Former Vice President and former Presidental candidate. After I got my shit together and waited for him to get his shit together and come through, I asked the TSA guy if he was Al Gore. The TSA guy said ” I dont know, I am not allowed to comment on that”. So then I asked the TSA guy, “Can you get a picture of us?’ The TSA guy said “No im not allowed”. As soon as he said that the young girl, who turned out to be an assistant, said “Let me do it. I’ts fine!” Afrer we took the picture I said “I voted for you in my first presidential election in 1999 when you lost to Bush, but you had popular vote. History is repeating it self now.” He said “Funny how history repeats itself”. We both shook hands walked halfway down terminal and he and his assistant went through side door to private jet. Turns out he was in the city for the morning doing an interview in MSNBC.

Easter weekend was very eventful haha. I did a lot of out door cardio on Good Friday and ate my Lent dinner of Poke. Saturday weather was in the 80’s and I went to an all day pool party with frinds where I enjoyed a little too much sun. Easter Sunday I went down to see my family in San Antonio and enjoyed visiting with family and all the kids Easter egg huntin’. This week I have been focused on training harder now that summer is just around the corner. Weather has been great so I am more active outdoors and able to get in a lot of cardio. In this picture I am applying aloe vera gel to very bunt skin.

Had a great weekend outdoors. Went to the springs here in ATX on Saturday. I found a creek to explore on Sunday. This is it here in the pic. Very close to my house and I had no idea it was there. Swam in it and had a great day out in the sun. I did get burned though. Didnt hurt but I need to start wearing mode sunscreen do to having family history of Irish skin cancer. On Monday I went kayaking. My second time ever to do so on Town Lake. Also went on a hike. Enjoying the outdoors is a bit tiring so i slacked on blogging until today, Wednesday. I’ts unfortunate but its supposed to rain all day today so im getting some errands done and staying in doors. Gym soon and possibly indoor rock climbimg but we will see. Yesterday Tuesday, I trained back really hard. Been working on some private videos for some followers here. Dont forget I’ll be up on Skype today tonight and Friday for some chat.

Had yet another great weekend. I have been doing a lot of stuff outdoors. Temperature in Texas is on point for swimming. Been to the springs a coulpe times already. I needed a little sun as well. Its about time to take the top and doors off  ‘ol Brutus. Damn that arm pit tho.

Had a awesome day. First day since lasyt week where it was sunny. Got out and got a lot done. I knew I was destined for an amazing back day with my liftin’ bud. Had it all planned out and I executed it all. Super sweaty workout and I’m sure the people around me DID appreciate that I was not wearing deodorant. I have a great smell and I love it. Hit back super heavy and slow. Thats how you build dense mass. Not just mass that goes away after your pump dies down. Im talking about MASS that sticks to your Bones. Slow and steady wins the race. Tomorrow I am headed up to the best gym there is. I run up there 45 mins drive to House of Gains. Thats where I train Tuesdays and Thursdays. Also spend most of day there connecting with other like minded athletes there like myself. Worth the drive. I have drive.

Had a great weekend despite the weather that I already knew was going to keep me in doors. I had better workouts and focused on food and Netflix. I stepped out only for the gym and the grocery store. I had a great chest pump yesterday using my Fat Gripz that I hav’nt pulled out in a while. I have a video clip that will be out soon in my BULL PEN. Today I did legs and focused on outer quad. Great time sweated A LOT. I love cooking and meal prep and as I get older I am not willing to eat such boring food. Since I know what is healthy, I tend to find recipies I like and tweek them. I add more protien or maybe subtract some carbs, leave out this put in that and create my own meals that I am willing to eat and taste fuckin’ good. The rain let up now and looks to be a great week ahead. Be sure to sign up for my mailout. I havnt sent one out in a while but will again really soon updating you on whats going on, progress, EXCLUSIVE CONTENT and of course flexing in and around all kinds of shit for you to get off on. Have any questions? Email me. BUTCHSTRATFORD@gmail.com.

Whats everyone up to this weekend. Supposed to be raining ALL WEEKEND here in Austin. I love being out doors but it looks like thats not going to be the case here. Had a great leg workout yuesterday so Im a bit sore already. Maybe ill stay in and get on Skype. New video about to drop this weekend. Available already to followers who email me. This weekend I plan on doing the typical workout/meal prep. I will be online a bit more and posting more in my instagram stories. Sweaty gym gear still available. Weight holding at 255 lbs.

Had agreat weekend. I went and played disc golf and I have not been to this course in 7 years. Wanted to see how it changed and it fuck it really has. They even put down stepping stone for the paths. Great day and good hike! All 18 holes were legit. Im glad to see theese upgrades have been made for such a good part of Austin.