Monthly Archives: October 2010

Week #5 Review

Weight: 219.7 Weight gain this week: 2.7 pounds Total weight loss: 5.3 pounds. No workouts this past week. I have just been distracted with other, more pressing things. This is not really an excuse, as there has been no real … Continue reading

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Week #4 Review

Weight: 217.0 Weight loss this week: 1.7 pounds Total weight loss: 8.0 pounds. I took a break from Wednesday evening until today – no workouts. I just needed a break, I suppose. The schedule was getting out of hand, and … Continue reading

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Week #3 Review

Weight: 218.7 Weight loss this week: – 1.7 pounds Total weight loss: 6.3 pounds. Negative weight loss! Now that’s what I’m talkin’ about! It’s no big deal – I am still exercising, and getting stronger. I know exactly why and … Continue reading

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Phase II Routine

Two weeks down, and my body is now acclimated to the exercise regime. I am aware of my strengths and weakness regarding each exercise, so now I can enter “Phase II – adjusting my workout to fit my weaknesses and … Continue reading

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Ba Duan Jin

Simplified Chinese: 八段锦气功 八 – ba, or “eight” 段 – duan, or “section” 锦 – jin, or “brocade” 气 – qi, or “air” 功 – gong, or “skill” Literally: 8-section-brocade qi-work This is a form of Chi Kung, or Qi … Continue reading

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Week #2 Review

Weight: 217.0 Total weight loss: 8.0 pounds. As you can see, the weight loss has tapered off – from around 5 pounds per week to around 3. That is to be expected. However, I know that I have been taking … Continue reading

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Week #1 Review

Excellent first week! No injuries. I was able to complete all routines. Saturday was my “distance day,” my workout was just running 6 miles. Weight: 219.7 Weight loss for this week: 5.3 pounds. Injuries: None. Sore legs and shins, but … Continue reading

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