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Proof of progress

Behold, my 6th kyu (orange belt / first adult rank) test in 2011. 

Most white belt students in my dojo these days have more grace in one pinky finger than I had in my whole being. 105 more words

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Core

There’s just 5 more days left of “Iron Build”…and counting (click HERE).

(I have no idea why I posted that video.  That’s just what came to mind when I originally typed that opening line.  482 more words

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Core

In the last 48 hours alone, I have covered 170k on the bike and another 15k running and I still have a swim workout to look forward to this evening.  431 more words

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Core/Yoga

After a pretty tough go this weekend, I’m calling today as a full recovery day with no swimming, biking or running whatsoever.  Tomorrow, of course, is intended to be another bear of a day training-wise so, yeah, probably not a bad idea this recovery thing.  506 more words

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Core

Life is sometimes hectic and challenging and before you know it, may feel as if your entire world has turned into a primate cage full of orangutans hurling feces at you.  406 more words

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Softball Yoga Series: Game 3

Batter up! It’s the third and final installment of the Softball Yoga Series. These poses, along with poses from Game 1 and Game 2, are designed to compliment your softball athleticism (or lack thereof… no judgment here) in order to get you properly warmed up for your game and reduce your chances for injury. 675 more words

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Softball Yoga Series: Game 2

Aaaaand we’re back with the Softball Yoga Series: Game 2! This is the second post in the series, and winners get to advance to the Injury-Free Championship. 502 more words

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