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Functional Strength/Core

Okay, so I lied.  There’s always room for one more workout.  And since I’ve made some significant progress on my modules for work this afternoon, I’m slipping a quickie functional strength/core session on my mat here in my basement office.  673 more words

Desert Island

Functional Strength/Core (Part 2)

Okay, I really did want to have a meaningful workout, so I’ve replaced the ‘Hardpore Cornography‘  with something a little more, well, meaningful and inspired to plank, push-up and crunch to, the ‘ 391 more words

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Functional Strength/Core (Part 1)

I have a “Date Night” to look forward to this evening at Oast Brew House in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and then another weekend with the SunRype TRi-KiDS crew at Ridley College but, first, I wanted to squeeze in this quick and dirty functional strength and core routine here at home on my mat.  351 more words

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Functional Strength/Core

The original plan was to go to the gym early for another He-man session with the weights.  Unfortunately, when I got there the place was locked up tighter than a drum.  400 more words

Vinyl

But what do I DO?

Coming back for a moment from our spaceship ride into the metaphysical, here are some very elementary guidelines for your aikido practice. The info in italics pertains to my dojo specifically. 530 more words

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What power is and isn't

I’ve had the great fortune of lucking into practices that don’t have much to do with the mind and everything to do with the body. I say “fortune,” I say “lucking into” because it’s not like I chose them after much deliberation and weighing of options. 1,008 more words

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Can you feel it?

There’s a current of goodwill, of rightness, clarity, peace and beauty running through and around us all the time. Extending one to the other, connecting us with all other beings, with all there is. 1,001 more words

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