Monday, April 28, 2008
My training partner, Felipe, just came back after a month of traveling. It's good to have him back. We've been working out together for a year and it's worked out real well. I've never had a training partner that I matched up with so well. There's some areas where he pushes me, and others where I can push him. Our training philosophies are similar (because he's such a reasonable and intelligent guy ) and yet we balance each other out. It was nice to workout alone for a while, but I'm glad he's back.
Sunday, April 27, 2008
Saturday, April 26, 2008
We celebrated Andrea's birthday with our family at Doral Arrowwood. Then we went back to our house. We also celebrated my mom's birthday. It was a really great time.
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Friday, April 25, 2008
Eason's dojo recently handed out some fitness charts with standards for different age groups. The standards were divided into push-ups, sit-ups, and running.
I was pleased to find out that I'm considered to be in excellent shape for a 17 year old. That means doing over 56 push-ups (I can do at least 80), 49 sit-ups in a minute (I can do about 53), and running a half mile in 4 minutes.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
I often see people using the resistance bands, sometimes exclusively it seems. An important thing to remember about resistance bands is that they increase resistance as you increase the range of motion from relaxed to flexed. Usually the range involved in rotating your arm will result in absolutely no resistance in the relaxed range.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Today is my anniversary. Aviva and I have been married for six years and we've been a couple for 9 years. I'm so grateful that we're together and I never forget it.
We went to the boardwalk with Andrea and then we went out to eat. Eason was at his Babcia and Djiadek's.
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Saturday, April 19, 2008
Friday, April 18, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Andrea will be turning one year old tomorrow. In the morning I baked her some apple muffins for playgroup. At night Eason and I put together her birthday present so it would be a surprise for tomorrow.
We hung out with the Rye Playgroup during the day.
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Tuesday, April 15, 2008
I've been working out for about 15 years and I've been a member of many gyms including Printing House, New York Health & Racquet Club, New York Sports Club, and Empire Fitness. In all these places letting someone work in with you between sets was always considering common courtesy.
Sunday, April 13, 2008
Saturday, April 12, 2008
I recently ran into someone in the gym that I haven't seen since I first moved to Rye about two years ago. He commented on how much bigger I am now then I was then.
That's interesting (to me) because I was about the same size when I was working out in Hoboken.
Friday, April 4, 2008
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