Push-Ups, Catch-Up and a New Month on the Horizon

The month of January has the goal of 3,000 push-ups for me. I’m behind where I should be on meeting that goal “easily” (i.e., had I done them every day, I would only have had to do 97 pushups daily, versus some days having to do over 200), but I’m catching up. I trust I…

Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching

Maybe I’m a freak, but I hate stretching.  I mean, hate it to the point that I occasionally have skipped work-outs because I didn’t want to do my stretches post work-out.  Kinda sad, I know.  I mean, I love the way I feel after stretching.  That “hurts so good” kinda thing from getting that tension…

All Right…Finally, the Flexibility Plan

I finally pulled out my old college (uni) fitness book that has some of the best stretching exercises I’ve seen and pieced together the flexibility plan. Please note: these stretches are different from pre-workout & post-workout stretching.  For pre-workout stretching, I use dynamic stretches (such as trunk twists, leg swings, arm swings, etc.), and post-workout…

Today’s Tip: Be Flexible

All right, so not only should you plan ahead before your workouts, but you need to check all of your equipment.  I had to borrow my mother’s bike today to get my ride in before picking up my bike this evening, but she apparently hasn’t ridden it in a while.  The gears kept sticking the…