Tag Archives: Milestones

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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Kettlebell Halfway


With today’s yoga, I completed week 6 of the Skogg Kettlebell System. This marks the halfway point of the program. Throughout the week, I performed the scheduled “level 2” workouts. They are challenging, but not nearly as much as a … Continue reading

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Level 2. It’s a Little More Higher.


Wow. What a difference 3o seconds makes. Yesterday, I did the “Roots” kettlebell workout again. This time, the calendar called for doing Level 2. As Shaun T of Insanity fame says, “It’s Level 2. It’s a little more higher.” The … Continue reading

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Insanity: Who’s Your Daddy?


What a difference a day makes. Today I completed my 12th Round, having selected Shaun T as my tormentor of choice. And Insanity as the instrument of my torture. Yesterday, on my next to last day, I found I had … Continue reading

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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 11, P90X3: Done.


Milestone: This is my 500th Post. Well it took 133 days, but I finally finished my 11th Round of Beachbody programs. It took significantly longer due to travel and a frustrating cold one-third of the way through the Round. The … Continue reading

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Round 11, P90X3: Day 45, Half Way.


One week ago I finally recovered from my lingering cold. And, I must say the difference is quite stark. Working out and playing tennis were like I had been given a shot of pure energy. Suddenly, I have vim again. … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 44 – 49: Righting Wrongs & Setting Things Straight


As I power through the P90X3 routines each day, I listen and laugh at Tony Horton’s banter. His stupid sense of humor helps me keep things in perspective. But today, during the MMX warm up sequence,  something was said that … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Day 1: It Begins Again


Milestone: Three years ago I started this fitness effort in earnest with my first round of P90X. I had no idea what to expect, or even if I had the wherewithal to get through the 90 days of that program. … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Done.


Now that I’ve completed a stand-alone round of Insanity, I can report that it’s possible to complete the regimen and not lose weight. You just need to ensure there is no self denial going on during the 60ish day long … Continue reading

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