A Book of Firsts, Part 2: Outdoor Bouldering and Rock Climbing

I started a short series yesterday on the importance of still being open to new experiences as we get older.  Yesterday's theme was sex - and I will come back to that - but today I want to go in a different direction. Many of us, if we engage in fitness at all, fall into the … Continue reading A Book of Firsts, Part 2: Outdoor Bouldering and Rock Climbing

22 Minute Hard Corps – mid program update

I've been doing Tony Horton's new program - 22 Minute Hard Corps - for a month now, and so have reached the program mid point.  I have blogged before that I am really liking the program, but was finding it not as intense as the other P90 programs. As such, I was a little worried … Continue reading 22 Minute Hard Corps – mid program update

3D Bodyscan Mirror – Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

Can our egos really handle the latest tech wizardry coming-out of Naked Labs? It is a mirror that, in 20 seconds, measures your weight, percent body fat and measurements... and displays them on the mirror surface. The benefit, of course, is as a fitness and diet aid, to give you regular feedback on progress (or … Continue reading 3D Bodyscan Mirror – Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

22 Minutes Hard Corps – Two Weeks In

I'm just finishing week 2 of 22 minutes hard corps today.  So far I have been able to get in almost all of the workouts.  The few I have missed, I have tried to make up for through rock climbing. Results so far.  I'm feeling pretty good strength-wise.  No weight loss so far, but I … Continue reading 22 Minutes Hard Corps – Two Weeks In

22 Minute Hard Corps – Days 3 and 4

Its been an intense couple days in the new workout program. And I'm feeling the effects in both good and bad ways. Tuesday was cardio 1 and core 1. Having done each of these before, it was not too bad.  But having had a beer with my guitar instructor 20 minutes before my workout made … Continue reading 22 Minute Hard Corps – Days 3 and 4

22 Minute Hard Corps – day 2

Just finished Resistance 1. It was hard -- thats what she said!  Lame 30 Rock reference joke aside... it really pretty hard. The 3 sets of 5 exercises, in and of themselves were fine.  It the 15 sets in 20 minutes that kicks your ass. The five exercise - push ups, squat thrusts, pulls ups, chopper … Continue reading 22 Minute Hard Corps – day 2