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Feeling Proud

Feeling Proud

“It’s the highlight of my summer.” I’m stealing that quote from my teammate, Phil because I agree one hundred percent.

Staying Humble

With my summer job, I found it sometimes difficult to fit in full workouts every day. My training for the Triathlon didn’t help matters. Even though my swims were relatively short, it took time to change into my wetsuit, drive to the lake, and change out and drive back. 

The Psychology of Burpees

The Psychology of Burpees

I’ve been racking my brain trying to find the words to describe how operant conditioning works in fitness. I’ve even had dreams about it.

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 20- Let’s Get Physical

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 20- Let’s Get Physical

Fitness is not just eating right. Nor is it just exercising. Fitness is a beautiful symphony of eating right to fuel your exercise and exercising to promote other healthy habits. Exercise doesn’t do us much good if we aren’t nourished, but if we don’t move, we won’t see amazing results….

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 19- Just Keep Swimming

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 19- Just Keep Swimming

I considered taking the day off from Experience Nature to talk about my adventures in dental care, but I did have a chance to get outdoors today, and I want to focus on that. Knowing I wouldn’t have the chance to workout after my dental appointment (they bring out the…

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 14- My Mini Triathlon

It’s amazing what exercise and getting outdoors can do for one’s mood. I ended up staying over a half an hour at work because para-gliders were packing up from an evening paragliding excursion. They apologized for taking so long, and were very grateful for my patience. I didn’t really understand…

Kayaking: An Experiment in Conservation Fitness

This past weekend was very much a Conservation Fitness weekend. Bowling for Rhinos on Saturday. Sloth Army on Sunday morning. Then to round it out, Chris and I tried out kayaking in the afternoon. We’ve tried kayaking before. We’ve done kayaking on Whidbey Island before. It was years ago, and…

May the 4th Be With You

May the 4th Be With You

May the 4th be with you. Today is a fun day for movie fans, geeky fandom enthusiasts, and appreciators of puns. In the fandom world of nerdy movie lovers, today is Star Wars Day. Because, you know, May the 4th is a pun sounding like “May the Force (be with…