Category Archives: On the Mat

Working out at home…most likely in my underwear.

Core

Today is a sacred day, for today is the all hallowed World Ironman Championship in Kona, Hawaii.  What this roughly translates to (much to Kelly’s chagrin I’m sure) is my ass being plopped in my EZ-Boy for approximately 10 hours … Continue reading

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Functional Strength/Core

I (we) have lots of sporty plans this weekend, including our planned 2nd annual Daddy-Daughter Bike Ride (click HERE for an account of last years inaugural ride) from Selkirk to Dunnville tomorrow and then the Crystal Beach 5k on Saturday … Continue reading

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Functional Strength/Core

Today’s plan calls for an easy drill swim followed up by this quick and dirty functional strength/core routine upstairs in a corner of the gym somewhere seeing as how I’m there anyway.   My planned soundtrack for all this planking, crunching … Continue reading

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Core

I’m starting to alternate gym days with core days now to hopefully achieve some well-balanced strength program for the Autumn before I really start to get back into some semblance of an official training plan, despite not really having any … Continue reading

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Core

It’s a kajillion degrees outside so I decided to go for bike ride; glutton for punishment that I am.  It was actually not all that bad and I’ve been enjoying these 90 minutes trips – hot as they are – … Continue reading

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Core

I wrapped up my season with Run Well Events this past weekend by helping to host the “Final Lace Up” for the Island Girl Half Marathon on Toronto Island.  This means that I got the rare opportunity to camp out … Continue reading

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Core

Yesterday was significant that it was my 9th opportunity to serve at The Big Move Cancer Ride in the capacity as a sweep rider (click HERE), so today’s plan then calls for only this quick core session on my mat … Continue reading

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