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JONESERCISE 4 22 2015: Back to the Circuit!

Workout for : 4-22-2015
T-Shirt: Bushido
Music: Steppenwolf

After all the body weight stuff it’s time to return to some weights.
Well…that and I ran out of ideas to do more of the Tabata extrapolation stuff. 181 more words


Over the molehill and aiming for the mountain.

It really is the little things, isn’t it.  I have found it so very difficult to let go of my “go big or go home attitude”. 218 more words

Health & Well-Being

Deadlifts & Dumbbells

As I expected, my legs were sore yesterday and only got worse as the day progressed. My quads feel even worse this morning. Oh joy! It would be nice if all stairs only went up instead of down, but at least I have only a few steps to gingerly make my way down today. 576 more words


A Butt-Kicking

At some point before, or at least early in the competition, Michael told me that I didn’t have to train on Monday to which I shook my head and said that I would be there. 777 more words


My first endorsement - April 18, 2015

Aren’t they beautiful?! I think so. These are Hampton Gel-Grip Dumbbells, 17.5 pounds. I know what you’re thinking. Weights are weights. Wrong! As said on their website,  “Gel-Grip handles are ergonomically designed and contoured to support the hand’s natural curve.” They are a pleasure to grip. 97 more words


The smart way to use dumbbells

Even with the growing popularity of suspension training systems like TRX or resistance bands, free weights are still a primary training tool for both serious athletes and fitness buffs. 438 more words


Shoulders and Abs Circuit

Here is a quick shoulders and abs workout – quick doesn’t mean easy though!  It consists of one circuit (this means no breaks between exercises!) that you will repeat 2-4 times depending on your level of fitness.  233 more words