Category Archives: obliques

Wing Chun: Chum Kiu and 10 Minute Trainer

For reasons I don’t care to go into, last night was my first night home in a week. All I wanted to do was cuddle up to my wife and go to sleep, but I had an inner voice nagging … Continue reading

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Isn’t P90X Hard?

In this video I address one of the most common questions I hear about P90X. It also happens to be the most common reason people never do anything about their fitness! There are only two options here: either you want … 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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Rev Abs: Day 45 (Power Intervals)

The last day of phase one! I thought it would never get here. This has been a fun ride so far. Not quite what I expected in some parts, but more or less another good Beachbody experience. I did sil … Continue reading

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Rev Abs: Day 44 (Fire Up Your Abs)

This workout is always fun, but I am itching to get to the second phase. I know I have said that before, but DAMN…it’s more true with this workout than it was with any other. For phase one you cycle … Continue reading

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Rev Abs: Day 42 (Fire Up Your Abs)

Tonight was supposed to be my rest night, but I did this workout because I missed either on Friday or Saturday. (My life isn’t really where I want it to be at the moment, so at this point in time … Continue reading

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Rev Abs: Day 39 (Power Intervals)

As Brett would say, I just put the smack down on another workout. It may be only a half hour, but it does induce a sweat. During cool down I did sil lum tao, and for warm-up I did chum … Continue reading

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