Tag Archives: Tennis

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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Back in the Swing


Now that we’ve had a few days in a row of warm temperatures, I feel I can officially announce that winter has finally released its icy grip on Atlanta. All this cold, rainy weather we’ve been having this year has … 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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Kettlebell: I Walk the Line


With today’s yoga, I’ll have completed week 4 of the Skogg Kettlebell System workout regimen. In some respects it was a good week, in others, not so much. The prior weekend’s backpacking went well. That is, until mile 5.5 where I rolled … 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 11, P90X3: Sick ‘n Tired.


Ugh. It’s Day 37. Into the second week of Block 2. It should be fun and challenging and rewarding because it’s the block where we get to express our masculinity and lift weights. Only it’s none of that. Because for … Continue reading

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Round 11, P90X3: Three Weeks In


Today I finished the third week of this round of P90X3. Following my brief between round break, I found that first week especially challenging. Lots of the old aches and pains returned with full expression. But as the days and … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 74 – 81: Desire


The Spring ALTA doubles tennis season ended this past weekend with mixed results. The good news is my elbow performed well throughout the season with only minor stiffness subsequent to play. The bad news remains my lack of ability to … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 57 – 63: Fecund


The word of the week has been: Fecund. Spring is literally in the air here in Atlanta. The air is just full of pollen wafting about and settling on everything. Its effect on me is that it makes me very … Continue reading

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Round 10, P90X3, Days 50 – 56: A Little More Better


This was the last week of P90X3’s Block 2 and an opportunity to revisit some routines that were last performed at the end of the first block of the program. To be perfectly honest, my mood has been vacillating each … Continue reading

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