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Bruce Lee’s Take on Cardio Training

A while back, I wrote a blog where I argued that cardio training is more important than strength training to the average person that uses martial arts. This got quite a response arguing the contrary was true, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Further Fitness Research for My Wing Chun

Ever since I reopened the John Little book THE ART OF EXPRESSING THE HUMAN BODY, I’ve been doing nothing but study up on this concept of functional fitness. The way I see it, these are the most important things for … Continue reading

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Functional Fitness

The other day I started to read a book about Bruce Lee’s training methods called THE ART OF EXPRESSING THE HUMAN BODY. It got me thinking: have I been on the wrong path all along here? Rather than go by … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Days 18-28

FIRST, A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: I have started filming myself during my workouts and created a Youtube channel that is strictly for fitness (and wing chun, of course). You can see me at: http://www.youtube.com/user/coachstevieg2012 Now, on to the blog itself… Wow, … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Day 16 (Interval X Plus)

Talk about bringing it! I came home and pretty much got right into the workout. My foot is STILL bothering me, but I was able to do everything okay. The only thing I had to skip was the second repetition … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Day 9 (Interval X Plus)

For a moment, tonight’s workouts felt like I was back in the good days when I would pop the DVD in the second I got home and get working out. Got myself all drenched in sweat here and LOVING it!!! … Continue reading

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P90X Classic Plus: Days 1 to 3 (Upper Body Plus-Abs/Core Plus-Interval X Plus-Total Body Plus)

My first day of this routine was supposed to be on Saturday but, since I would be in Maine and didn’t want to drag a bunch of equipment, I did it on Thursday…my birthday. It was very difficult, and I … Continue reading

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