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Round 10, P90X3, Days 64 – 73: Chugging Along


I’ve been slogging through the past week in my congested haze, looking forward to the day when the pollen count will drop below 4,000. Sometimes it’s difficult to do these routines when having trouble breathing. Other times, the demands of … 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 36-42, It’s a Little More Higher


This week I had the opportunity to stop holding back. With the beginning of the Insanity “Max” workouts everything, in the immortal words of Shaun T, gets a little more higher. So I did all my cardio and plyo workouts, … Continue reading

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Round 9, Insanity: Days 19-21, Back in the Saddle


I’m back from my brief hiking vacation at the Grand Canyon. Prior to going, I took a few days off to give my knees a break. And, likewise, upon returning, I took some additional time to recover from the actual … Continue reading

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Springer Mountain/Long Creek Falls Loop Hike


On Saturday, I enjoyed perfect weather and the company of three Eagle Scouts to do a 10 mile loop hike from Springer Mountain to Long Creek Falls and back. This is one of those great hikes with a high view … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 86 – 87: A Snake Spirit Animal Visited Me


The other day, I replaced the P.A.P. Upper routine with a 6.5 mile hike through the Jones Bridge Section of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. I was moving fairly well, completing the hike in 1.5 hours, at an average … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 82 – 85: VooDoo Medicine


I’m now into my final week of this 90 day effort. Frustrated with my lack of healing progress, I scheduled an appointment with a chiropractor/acupuncturist in advance of my 30 follow-up with the ortho doctor. So today began with a trip … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Days 79-81: The Quest for New Avenues of Pain


Since the onset of my tennis elbow, I have been modifying my workout regimens to avoid pain and following a rehab protocol to hopefully allow for recovery. The Spring singles tennis season now over, I have decided to give up playing over … Continue reading

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Round 7: P90X / X2 Hybrid, Day 77: Rest, Tennis & Pause


Pride goeth before a fall. ~Proverbs, 16:18 It was a mistake to play those final two singles matches. I felt compelled to give it a shot because I had been having such a good singles season. And so what if … Continue reading

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