Not DFL in my first Crystal City 5k Fridays race!
April 2, 2016
I wasn’t DFL last night. I ran the first Crystal City 5K Friday race last night and was 488 out of 497 for my gender — not last! — and I was the 1,070th finisher out of 1,126 finishers! I am not sure if I was DFL for my age group, but I doubt it. That’s […]
9Round: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:27:19
February 24, 2016
I started trying to wear my old Wahoo heart rate monitor strap and their Wahoo app to communicate my almost daily workout to someplace else. I have sorted out how best to work my Fitbit Surge to the wrist and hand wrapping that’s required for my 9Round workouts. So, I double-track (though I did forget […]
Three-hundred-and-twelve-pounds! When did that happen?
February 8, 2016
As I have begun to share over in shop healthy, cook healthy, eat healthy, be healthy, I really let myself go. I might have been wearing my fancy new Fitbit Surge but I haven’t been rising to any of all the occasions that have been offered to me as a result of being up to my […]
Doing Today’s Concept2 Workout of the Day (WOD)
January 12, 2016
It’s already the 12th and I haven’t even started the 2016 Concept2 Virtual Team Challenge to join my teammates on Team Grotto — but I shall today. So, since my back is now better, I’ll try to get back into the saddle with today’s January 12, 2016, daily WOD for the Concept2 Indoor Rower rowing ergometer.
Keep rowing between the challenges!
December 25, 2015
The best thing for me to do is to row at least 10,000 meters every day for the rest of my life; and, the hardest thing to do is to continue rowing between Concept2 Online Challenges — which is stupid because each challenge is only long enough to really get you back into rowing shape so […]
Getting Psyched for Concept2’s Holiday Challenge
November 25, 2015
Starting tomorrow, I’ll endeavor to row 200,000 meters on my Concept2 between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. It’s called the 2015 Concept2 Holiday Challenge. So, over the course of those 29-days, I’ll have to average 6,896.55172414 meters/day in order to end up with 200k meters come midnight of December 24. I have been using every excuse in the […]
Don’t swing your kettlebells without stretching your body
October 25, 2015
If you’re going to engage in 90-seconds of vigorous kettlebell swings every hour, all day long, every day, even with only a single 12kg kettlebell, then a stretching regimen is essential. I didn’t and I am zombie, limping, Frankenstein’s monster. From now on, stretching and rigorous use of my foam roller and massage stick. Lesson […]