Category Archives: Tai Cheng

Round 9, Insanity: Days 57-60, I Played Tennis.


Or a more apt description might be: I spent some time on a tennis court. This past weekend I had the opportunity to play a mixed doubles tennis match and I took it. My tennis elbow still isn’t 100% gone, … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 8 & 9 and a Milestone


After starting my second week of Insanity craziness, Albert T took a break. Yo, even Albert T needs to rest. I took two days an’ den when pushin’ play today, put my knees behin’ my ankles, kickin’ Pure Cardio butt. … Continue reading

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Round 8/9: Tai Cheng Complete & Albert T Insanity


Milestone: Well, it took significantly longer than 90 days, but today I completed the Tai Cheng program. It’s a somewhat anti-climactic ending because the final two weeks of the program are exactly the same each day. And, as stated in … Continue reading

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Round 8/9: Insanity? Are You Crazy?


As I entered into my final week of Tai Cheng, I started considering what to do for the remainder of the year, exercise-wise. For the past several weeks, I’ve proven to myself that my tennis elbow arm is able to handle … Continue reading

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Round 8: Tai Cheng, Week 12: Bad Form


I try to keep a positive tone in this blog. I really do. But this whole past week, I’ve been a bit miffed. All through this round I have been borderline evangelical about the benefits of the Tai Cheng program. … Continue reading

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Round 8: Tai Cheng, Week 11


Week 11 is now in the can. Like last week, I was able to perform the Tai Chi sequences pretty well and, by the end of the week, on my own without prompting. And during the reboot warm-up, even the … Continue reading

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Round 8: Tai Cheng, Week 10


Well, I’ve completed week 10 of Tai Cheng. The good news is that by the end of the week, I could perform the Tai Chi sequence correctly and on my own–a first. It’s interesting, once I was able to sequence … Continue reading

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Round 8: Tai Cheng, Week 9


Now that I’m back from my adventures day hiking in Mount Rainier National Park and Hut to Hut hiking in Pitztal, Austria, I have eased back into a daily routine of Tai Cheng. By easing into, I mean that I … Continue reading

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Day Hiking Mount Rainier National Park


This summer, our family schedules coalesced such that we were able to get away for a week in mid-August. Our destination: Mount Rainier National Park. Our objective: time together and idyllic day hiking. We flew in to Portland and drove … Continue reading

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Round 8: Tai Cheng, Days 53 – 56: Week 8


For the sake of continuity, I’m officially reporting that I did, in fact, complete week 8 before heading off on vacation to Mount Rainier National Park. All the Tai Cheng and Neural Rebooting has been great for keeping me limber … Continue reading

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