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Running home is best because all the kinks were gone

24883598175_09d9599578_bSo nice so smooth. Second runs always lack the kinks and aches. Was so nice and mostly downhill!

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Running to work for the first time in a long time

selfie1Starting up an old habit: commuting by foot: running, walking, lumbering! Huzzah! Feels so good!

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Giving 9Round Columbia Pike my money

Chris Abraham at 9Round Fitness Gym

Chris Abraham at 9Round Fitness Gym

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 vacated commercial space.  It was a gym called 9Round.

9Round 1st Impression

There was a spry dude in there with cool frames and he walked me through their unique kickboxing-based high-intensity workout based on 9 three-minute rounds. His name is Nick and he’s officially become my trainer and coach.

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chris abraham at 300 pounds on a 4 mile run

Shop healthy, cook healthy, eat healthy, be healthy

24126364644_4b69d3471f_oI lost my way back in October and gained a lot of weight instead of losing it. I may well be above 300 pounds, which I plan to check this evening (I just ate lunch).  

So, instead of losing weight, a series of injuries and a little “eating fills a hole in me” sadness has resulted in The Biggest Chris Ever.  

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