Fragments Chapter 6 Page 8

forward shoulders were cool? They’d skip leg day because it’s hard. Elliot Hulse used to talk about this kind of thing a lot. I miss Elliott.

Elliott Hulse was an online strength guru he used to watch on YouTube. A man who went deep down the rabbit hole looking for answers to life’s questions while lifting heavy weights. He had some amazing insights but then just decided to stop making videos one day. He shakes his head: Why is the line between genius and insanity so fuzzy?

Looking around at the rest of the gym, every detail is as it was in reality. TV’s hang from the ceiling in rows above the treadmills playing reruns of old Friends episodes. The sound muted and replaced with a weak mix of house music and some current dance chart hits.