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Category: Fitness

I get knocked down, but I get up again You are never gonna keep me down

Failed but won’t fall

The pledge I made in my last post lasted only a couple hours until I both drank and ate chicken! Oy vey!

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Spinning every weekday

I think I’ll ride every weekday at my local CYCLEBAR on Columbia Pike in South Arlington, Virginia.

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I think I finally have a feasible fitness plan for 2019

You know what I deserve? To be healthy, to be limber, to be fit, to be strong, to be able to pop off the floor or out of a chair, and to weight 220lbs or so. That’s what I deserve.

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Running: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 20:11:23

Really smooth and cool and easy. Walked hills and took rights and lefts at as many hills as I could but it was a fun time! Second run it the rest of my life! Am I a runner yet?

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Chris Abraham Running Renaissance Summer 2018

My first run since I was sick in January 2017!

I took the first run of the rest of my life after being sick back in January 2017 this morning. Call my form Japanese Slow Jogging or Zombie Shuffle–the Cliff Young Ultra Shuffle?–but this is where it starts.

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Being Obese is Like Always Piggybacking a Small Woman all the Time

Consider your own fat mass in your kettlebell workouts

It’s really important for all of us plus-sized (ahem, obese), big and tall, boys and girls to consider how much extra weight we have on our bones when we take up kettlebell training.

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Sometimes it takes 18-months to motivate enough to commit and get started—and that’s okay!

I have had this timer set up to prompt me to do 90-seconds of kettlebell swings every single hour of the day. I’ve been ignoring it for over 18-months but started doing it again today.

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2016 Four Courts Four Miler produced by Pacers Running. Photo by Brian W. Knight/Swim Bike Run Photo.

In praise of being dead last in a race

As I told you last week, last Saturday I ran the Four Courts Four Miler.  I finished!

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312 pound Chris Abraham after a 2.26 mile run

Three-hundred-and-twelve-pounds! When did that happen?

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 […]

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Giving 9Round Columbia Pike my money

Update: my local 9Round closed so I am no longer a member of 9Round.  A brand new 9Round gym opened up in the Penrose Square neighborhood of South Arlington, and I popped on January 7 after eating tacos and drinking margaritas at my favorite local, Taqueria el Poblano, just to see who took over the […]

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