Tag Archives: Core Cardio & Balance

Round 12: Insanity, Halfway.


I’m now in the middle of recovery week and halfway through this round of Insanity. As the first half progressed, each routine became progressively easier to perform. And my form improved as well. I know this because I have been … Continue reading

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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 50-56, I Can See the Light!


Now that I’ve completed my next to last week of Insanity, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s funny, because sometimes I can’t even see a given workout ending. But here I am, near the … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 43-49, I’m a Little More Fitter


Now that I’ve completed the second week of the Insanity “Max” routines, I can report that I am consistently getting better. With only two more weeks to go in this round, I’m optimistic that I’ll finish with good results and … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 30-35, Half Way.


Milestone: Half way done with this round of Insanity. I continued through this recovery week with the Insanity Core Cardio and Balance routine. Interestingly, as the week progressed, the 40 minutes went by with less and less effort. If I … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 22-29, Recovery Week


I got through the Thanksgiving holiday and the subsequent week in fits and starts with respect to exercising. The food and drink was very good. But, despite the inconsistencies, the final week of Insanity Phase 1 went pretty well. And … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 48-52: Rest, Blood Mountain, Recovery


After I finished week 7 with my pull up milestone, I enjoyed my rest day watching my son fence in the 3rd Annual Yellow Jacket Open. And I enjoyed Sunday by hiking up and around Blood Mountain with some friends. It … Continue reading

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Round 4 Hybrid, Days 20-22: Drinking the Kool Aid


OK, confession time. I’ve been harboring a secret from you all and it’s time I came clean. Last week, I was sitting in front of the boob tube, minding my own business, surfing channels, when lo, who should appear on … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Days 83-87: A Bunch of Stuff & Yoga


Last vinyasa of the year! I’m in my final recovery week of this Round 3 Hybrid and I just completed Yoga X. Recovery week is great, your muscles aren’t stressed as they are when doing all the resistance stuff, so … Continue reading

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Round 3 Hybrid, Days 49 & 50: Rest, Backpacking & Core Cardio & Balance


This past Saturday was a rest day and an opportunity to go backpacking with our Boy Scout Troop on the Benton MacKaye Trail. We hiked a total of 11.4 miles from the Three Forks trailhead to the intersection at Route … Continue reading

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