Advertisements

Tag: Aerobic exercise

How Running Can Aid in Overcoming a Sedentary Lifestyle

Leading a more active life may take a bit of effort at first, but it will soon become second nature. Overcoming a sedentary lifestyle is easy to manage with a few small tweaks, and a good pair of running shoes.

Advertisements
Continue Reading

The 7 things I don’t do at indoor cycling class at my spin studio

I am a very non-compliant rider. I really take the spinning ethos of “ride your own ride” very seriously. Here are some of the things I don’t do

Continue Reading

The secret to slow jogging and slow rowing is the power-10 and power pieces

Let your slow-flag fly, for sure, when you slow jog and slow row;  however, please feel free to add power-10s and other high-intensity pieces to your slow, long, steady-state everyday slow jogs and slow rows.

Continue Reading
The Exorcist steps, located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., are famous for being featured in the film The Exorcist.

Added “take the stairs” to my resolutions

Climbing eight flights a day lowers early mortality risk by 33%? Hell, I live on the top floor of an 8-floor apartment complex and I never take the stairs! I feel like this is kismet!

Continue Reading

Please never forget to stretch after all your workouts like I do

Even if you’re just taking it easy and not even breaking a sweat during your exercises, including constitutional walks and family saunters and even really slow rows on your rowing erg, never forget to give yourself a nice stretch every time your done with your exercises, even if you just get just a little bit […]

Continue Reading
Blue CFF Fit 12KG Kettlebell Competiton

I’m swinging a kettlebell for 90-seconds every 60-minutes

Title: Get Fit, Get Fierce with Kettlebell Swings Author: Don Fitch Genre: Exercise & Fitness Publisher: Well-Being Skills Release Date: April 19, 2013 Format: Kindle Pages: 65 Source: http://amzn.to/20Rp8qf I am very sedentary. They tell me that sitting kills. So, I took to kettlebells. I work from home so I can workout during the day. […]

Continue Reading

Running: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:25:02

Activity: Crystal City 5k Fridays Race 5 Distance: 3.29 mi Duration: 00:45:33 Average Speed: 3.7 mph Average Pace: 13:51 min/mi Calories Burned: 891 Heart Rate: 142 Activity Link: https://runkeeper.com/user/chrisabraham/activity/778205779 Start Time: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:25:02

Continue Reading
9round penrose square workout

HIIT: 3 minutes of anything is hard

Historically, I have been Mr. Steady State Cardio. When I worked out with James T. Harris at XSport on Columbia Pike, I did do Zone work, including suicides and burpies and wind sprints; and, whenever I get to Spin I am sure I am doing 45-minutes of HIIT. But, between college Crew and 2012, all […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading
Stretching the Quad

Don’t swing your kettlebells without stretching your body

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 […]

Continue Reading