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D is for D.O.M.S.: Ama Dablam #8

Happy #FINDYOURFIT Friday! This work-out gear was how I found my fit today during my Ama Dablam training session this morning. It’s been a good week for training and I’m pleasantly tired and wickedly sore. 267 more words

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A is for Altitude: Ama Dablam #7

I had a swim coach once who said, “If you want to swim faster, swim faster.” I sometimes translate that as, “If you want to climb higher, climb higher.” Today’s training session was step-ups. 343 more words

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B is for Berries and Buckets and Boxes: Ama Dablam #6

Yes, that is a fish bucket on my backpack. Yes, some folks call them fish boxes.  Yes, I did pick berries with a backpack and fish bucket/box on my back. 233 more words

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B is for Back at It: Ama Dablam #5

After a few weeks “off”, I was back at it today doing “Up Downs” on Signal Hill with a 30 pound pack. I was wearing my birthday present to myself, an Autographer. 328 more words

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Pulled in All Directions: Ama Dablam #4

Here’s a look at my new tire pulling rig. Thanks to Marian for coming along and taking this picture. This week my pack weight was up by 8 pounds and I managed the two tires side by side much of the way up Signal Hill. 186 more words

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A is for Awesome: Ama Dablam #3 (The Spout Hike)

Happy Find your Fit Friday! I’ve had an awesome week finding my fit and today is actually a bit of a rest day after four big physical days starting off my training efforts for Ama Dablam. 458 more words


D is for Discipline: Ama Dablam #2

Thanks to Sue for this picture!

Another morning, another training day. This morning was an “Up Down, Up Down” workout on Signal Hill. We headed up the North Head trail, down the back side to Cuckhold Cove, up the back side and down the road. 329 more words

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