Sometimes it takes 18-months to motivate enough to commit and get started—and that’s okay!
May 11, 2018
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.
Added “take the stairs” to my resolutions
January 2, 2018
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!
TRX suspension trainer straps review and exercises
November 21, 2016
I love my TRX Suspension Trainer Straps. These days, I have it set permanently attached to my apartment’s front door with the included door anchor. But only when I use it. It is amazingly portable and stuffs into the included webbed pouch. I’ve taken it everywhere, be it in the bags of my motorcycle […]
My giant wallet could be giving me sciatica!
April 15, 2016
Not long after I started this blog I pinched my sciatic nerve and then wrote Fighting sciatica and fascial adhesion with a massage stick. A couple months later, it happened again and I wrote Oy! My lumbago! So, tonight I have the third race in my 5-race 5k series, Crystal City 5k Fridays and am nursing a pinched […]
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.
My love affair with the kettlebell
October 16, 2015
I don’t know where my obsession began. I believe I can thank James Harris of XSport Fitness on Columbia Pike in Columbia Heights, Arlington, VA. When he was my personal trainer a couple years ago he threw everything at me: suicides, burpies, heavy rope, bear crawls, and strange cannonballs with handles on them: kettlebells. I […]