Handstand Progress! 

Finally after 7 weeks, I've progressed to the 2nd Handstand  exercise of the Gymnastics Bodies Handstand 1 program 💪🏻😁 Holding the Tripod (left) for 5x60s was actually pretty tough! I was stuck at that step for a couple of weeks but I'm glad I didn't rush things! I think the patience helped me build up … Continue reading Handstand Progress! 

Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!

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’!

Progressing to Level B on the GMBFitness Rings 1 Program!

After three weeks on Level A of the Rings 1 program from Gold Medal Bodies Fitness, I've decided to restart the program with Level B. 💪🏻#levelup! 😁 From today's training log: GMB R1 - W1D3, Below the Rings (Level B) WU: Burpees Handstand Holds Back to Front Levers Attempts Ground Rows MAIN: 1A) Inverted Row … Continue reading Progressing to Level B on the GMBFitness Rings 1 Program!

Achieving My 1st Back Lever!

That right there MY FIRST BACK LEVER!!! EVER! 💪🏻 (Okay it's just 1-2 seconds but before this I could only lower myself with my legs apart, couldn't keep them straight and together 😁) What did I do to get here? Frankly, it's only been 7 weeks since I've been well enough to exercise again and this … Continue reading Achieving My 1st Back Lever!

Beginner Rings Exercise Tutorial 1: Rings Support Hold

DESCRIPTION One of the most fundamental position/exercise to practice, the Support Hold forms the foundation of numerous other exercises like Dips or L-Sits. Thus it is crucial to practice this often, and especially so when beginning to play on the rings! INSTRUCTIONS 1. Start by setting the rings at waist height (Don't follow the video … Continue reading Beginner Rings Exercise Tutorial 1: Rings Support Hold

Mobility Monday (Week 40)

AM Workout Warmup: Burpees and KB Swings (10-15-20-25-30) 20 mins AMRAP of: Max Archer Push-ups to normal Push-ups Pistol Squat (Front back and lateral) Max Archer Ring Rows to normal Ring Rows Max L-Sit Holds The instability and versatility of rings make them one of my favorite functional training equipment! Here you can see how I … Continue reading Mobility Monday (Week 40)

2016 Wk 32

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” Life’s Little Instruction Book Mon 8th Aug 2016 35km of walking + jogging paced WC during his 320km Can feel … Continue reading 2016 Wk 32