What do you do on REST days like Sunday...? I just 'hang out'. 😉 Love the spinal decompression from hanging upside down after a workout! More seriously though, besides spending hours on schoolwork, I also try to find time to go to the nearby park to meditate and get grounded, get some naps in, help … Continue reading Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!
Instagram #repost. PM Workout 20 mins easy cycle Hard Sprint at the end Standing up with hands off the handle to train balance Was just ripping my shirt off to take a swim when the dreaded lightning alert siren rang... 🚨 So instead of lying around waiting for the clouds to pass, I decided to … Continue reading Training Tuesdays (Week 40)
I stumbled upon this book during one of my grocery runs while on exchange and although I've heard about Earthing or Grounding before, I never really delved into the subject until reading this book. Since then, discovering this simple and effective health remedy has had a tremendous impact in my life as well as those … Continue reading Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever?
“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” - Michael Jordan 1. Why? Yesterday was a tough … Continue reading Biohacking Recovery: Ginger Poultice for Sports Injuries
"No one in our society needs to be told that exercise is good for us. Whether you are overweight or have a chronic illness or are a slim couch potato, you’ve probably heard or read this dictum countless times throughout your life. But has anyone told you--indeed, guaranteed you--that regular physical activity will make you … Continue reading Training log: Week 22
"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle 7am - Morning Trail Run Time: 1hr Distance: … Continue reading Kung-Fu Wednesday!
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of." - Bruce Lee Monday - Active Rest 615am - Yoga 1pm - SMR + Stretch Full body self massage w small medicine ball (30mins) 15mins Soak in the Jacuzzi Full body stretch In the Sauna (15mins) HRV: 77 (-7) … Continue reading Active Rest Monday, Barbell Tuesday
9/11 - God bless all souls and families struck by that tragedy. May we never forget the horrors humanity is capable of, nor the bravery and selfless dedication of those who stay ever vigilant at the front lines. W11D4 - Active Rest 9am - Morning Swim + Jacuzzi Notes: Was feeling pretty tired and aching … Continue reading Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna
W8D1 - Active rest AM 1. Walking past a Fitness Corner Muscle ups: 20 Leg lifts: 10 Front levers: 5 Hanging wipers: 20 L-Sit to handstand tries: 6 2. Hiked up Diamond Head Volcano PM 1. A lot more walking Notes: Carried a friggin heavy backpack everywhere today! Why do I carry so much food … Continue reading W8D1,2,3
Hours of sleep: 2.5 (0030-0300) Sleep quality: 9/10 HRV: 75 Reflection: Woke up at 3am again but this time I slept at 00:30am. Surprisingly, I was fully awake and refreshed, as if I'd slept a good 8 hours! Not sure what's happening but I did not take an afternoon siesta yesterday either. Maybe my sleep quality … Continue reading W6D3 – Aerobic + Strength Endurance