Category Archives: Fitness

Kettlebells, Taiji and Fitness

Check out my interview on Tai Chi Nomad discussing kettlebells and taiji! Major kudos to Dave of Formosa Fitness for planting the kettlebell seed many moons ago ;). Also, read about Dave’s journey from martial arts to fitness. Advertisements

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Formosa Fitness Kettlebell Fat Loss Circuit

As of late, things have been a bit rough with lots of changes happening. As such, one of the first things to go was my evening workout. I had been doing P90X for a while and got some good results, … Continue reading

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I Want To “Be” Like That Guy

Review: I Want to Look Like That Guy – The documentary chronicles the journey of a guy named Stu, who has tried every diet and exercise fad out there and still can't "look like that guy" in the fitness commercials.  … Continue reading

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Burned 849 Calories with P90X Core Synergistics

Just received my Timex T5G971 Sports Personal Heart Rate Monitor Watch from Amazon today and boy am I surprised. I’ve been on the P90X program for about 50 days now.  I have already noticed results but not what I expected. … Continue reading

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Taiji Exercise on Lose It! App

Like all folks, one of my goals for the upcoming year is to be healthier and fitter. I started with the P90X program in October of 2009 and I am proud to say that I am still sticking with it. … Continue reading

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The Show and The Training

I did roughly 14 yrs of external martial arts before training in taiji.  This consisted of many years of Traditional Tae Kwon Do and Contemporary Wushu.  Was the instruction I received in these external martial arts beneficial to my practice … Continue reading

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Falling Off the Stretching Wagon

All this thought about my floating right hip, I decided to take a look at some of my own training and conditioning routines. First off, I need to stretch more. I used to start the day off with a couple … Continue reading

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