Category Archives: On the Mat

Working out at home…most likely in my underwear.

Core

It was November 11th when I last did my home core on my mat workout; that’s over two week ago.  My bad.  Anyway, it’s time then to set that plan back in motion with the ‘Birdy‘  soundtrack by Peter Gabriel. … Continue reading

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Core

With my “dreadmill” run behind me, I’m also going to try and ease my back slowly into my daily on the mat routine, not that throwing around wooden skids all last week doesn’t constitute itself as a “core” workout mind … Continue reading

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Core

Today’s plan calls for a cold bike ride out to the pool to complete a 3200m swim followed by another cold bike ride home again and, hopefully, a bowl of warm soup courtesy of CRAVE LOCAL FRESH.  That gives me … Continue reading

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Core

And so it begins. It snowed last night (and just started again), meaning that this afternoon’s workout will be my first “official” cold weather run (discounting those stupid early morning intervals with Lindsay on Wednesday’s) of the off season. FML. … Continue reading

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Core

The nice thing about about finishing my run so early is that I have the rests of the afternoon to chill out with my book (‘Around Africa On My Bicycle‘  by Riaan Manser), drink tea, and eat fresh sprouts.  There … Continue reading

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Yoga/Core

With that long run bullshit now behind me I’m relaxing on the mat a bit with a little light yoga and core work to ease out my muscles with the ‘77 Million – An Audio Visual Installation‘  album by Brian … Continue reading

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Core

Today didn’t go the way I had originally planned.  In fact, it didn’t even begin until 11:30am (a long story) so, yeah, there will be no swim and weights today.  I am however going to accomplish my – hopefully – … Continue reading

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