Health

On That Push-Up Quest..

Remember the challenge? Yeah… about that. Well.. I was getting close to 35 push-ups… and again, it happened! I might have to focus on some wrist strengthening or something. Actually, they are pretty strong… I’ve done grip strength tests which also include wrist strength… and they always have come back with with pretty high results.

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The Best Hand Strengthening Grips

Sitting at my desk all day working can get to me.. and it’s always an excuse to not work out, exercise, etc. So, I ended up picking up a pair of “hand grips” to increase grip strength. I used to have a pair when I was younger, but the spring in them wasn’t all that

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Can A Drink Improve Physical Performance?

Still working on my pushup challenge but for some reason, the past few days I kind of laid off the routine. Well, the reason is because I’ve been a bit overwhelmed with some other things that I need to get done. But with that in mind, I’ve been thinking about cardiovascular health and that I

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Bike Lanes In Guelph

I’ve lived, for a time, in the beautiful City of Guelph and often have enjoyed cycling in and around the municipality. It’s a lovely city that is surrounded by rural area, and is also home to the University of Guelph, an agricultural institution of learning. Just north of the small city, located in Ontario Canada

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More Pushup Variations

The other day, I wrote about some variations on the traditional pushup, including modifications that work the laterals and obliques. Today, I was looking for some other challenging pushups that I could try and came across a video at youtube. Watching what these guys can do is pretty amazing! One thing I’ve found is that

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Pushup Challenge Update

Last week, I wrote about starting the “100 Pushup Challenge” and about some of the challenges  I have faced in the past when trying to attempt it. I haven’t done pushups every single day, but since I started on July 2nd, 2015, I’ve improved my strength by 5 pushups! Not too bad for an old

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100 Push Up Challenge

Ok, I’m going to take the challenge. Have started before, but something always comes up. Like…. a sprained wrist caused by excessive… sex. Yes, that’s it. When you hit the age of 42 like I have, you have to find ways to stay motivated to keep in shape. Around that age, things start to “fall

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