Author Archives: Albert Bodamer

Stubaier Höhenweg 2017: Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria


In July 2017, I set out to Austria with friends to hike for four days along the Stubaier Höhenweg. In total, the Stubaier Höhenweg is serviced by eight huts, over a U-shaped traverse through beautiful alpine landscapes, over a course … Continue reading

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A Soft Landing


Sometime during the course of this month, I technically completed this long hybrid round. Though, it was only yesterday that I actually “checked off” my final Tai Cheng Neural reboot in preparation for a singles tennis match. The 147 day … Continue reading

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2016’s Top 10 Posts


Once again, it’s time to commemorate the year’s top 10 posts for this blog. The Top 10 represent the posts which have the most visits during the course of the calendar year. Given this, recent posts are at a disadvantage … Continue reading

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Ich liebe die Freiheit


I love FREEDOM. Now, one day after the massacre at Berlin’s Christkindlmarkt, don’t expect me to express my solidarity with the people of Germany by sharing any vapid, meaningless, hashtags or profile picture changes exclaiming “ich bin ein Berliner,” or … Continue reading

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The Culture.


Our culture is expressed each day in the work that we do, the hand we extend, the garden we tend, the wealth we create and the love we share. The yawp of life and liberty. That is the bounty of … Continue reading

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Progress


Now 36 days into this hybrid, I have to say I’m feeling satisfied with my progress. My shoulder is slowly improving. I’ve been able to play tennis again. I even signed up and played my first match of the singles … Continue reading

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A Weak Week


One week into this round, I can confidently report that taking two months off of any resistance exercise results in material gains in weakness. Some of this weakness is out of respect for my still compromised right shoulder. In each … Continue reading

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Round 16: The Mother of All Hybrids


It’s with some trepidation that I am re-entering the blogosphere and dipping my toes into a new and extended workout round. Why? Well since completing my last round, now over two months ago, I’ve been in general “recovery mode” playing … Continue reading

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Round 15 Hybrid Complete


This post is a little late in coming, but just to tie this round up with a bow: I completed this hybrid on May 29, 2016. In all, it took me 118 days to complete this 111 day Hybrid, begun … Continue reading

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Round 15: Everything is Awesome Edition


Today, I’m at week 10, day 67 of this hybrid round. Everything, as they say, is awesome because I’m on schedule and things continue to trend well. No injuries. Strength, mobility and flexibility are gaining. Tennis play is improving, with … Continue reading

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