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More Crazy 8s

New workout this morning, a variation on Craig Ballantyne’s Crazy 8s method: Warm up: Rower (4-5 mins at a good pace; you want to feel as if you’ve been working, … Continue reading

28 July, 2010 · Leave a comment

Fitness chronicles: A helpless dangler

Fitness is tough. Especially if you want to be Mr. Apollo and do pull-ups (and kick sand in people’s faces, ha!). Wanting something a little different yesterday morning, this is … Continue reading

29 November, 2009 · Leave a comment


As I progress with the C25K program, I am using different iPhone apps to help me along the way. Today was Week 6 Run 3, a solid 25 minutes of … Continue reading

29 October, 2009 · Leave a comment

Highlife and Palmwine

Run with uplifting music. That’s important. Today, I’ve just completed the slightly infamous Week 5 Session 3 of C25K, where after a 5 minute walk to warm up you run … Continue reading

18 October, 2009 · Leave a comment