Category: Physical Fitness

A Ruck by the Perch River

 

 

 

Most of my adult life I haven’t owned a car.

That used to be more true than it is today.  Still, I almost never drive.  However, without intention, I wouldn’t walk very much either.

Which is a crime.

I’ve found walking to be the perfect antidote for the lethargic perils of the information age.

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A Foundation for Growth

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Shortly after I began my journey with SUNY Empire State College in 2013 I decided to take a hiatus from my formal study of taekwondo and focus on the art of developing information systems.  As a result, my physical health declined, my spirit suffered, and naturally my sense of wellness paled. Continue reading

Physical Rejuvenation: Week One

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I learned early in my career that progress and personal development rely heavily on self-evaluation and willful action, but in the Spring of 2008 when I shed my military uniform and began my lengthy transformation from Soldier to civilian, I couldn’t begin to understand how muddy that process could be upon assimilation. Continue reading

Decimating the Freshman Fifteen

This great graphic was created by www.gruntsyle.com.

This great graphic was created by http://www.gruntstyle.com.

…push it…PUSH!  You grew it, it’s yours!!!

My drill sergeants would be so disappointed right now…or not…they were a bit sadistic at times.   At least that’s how they could be perceived.  However, that was never my perspective. Continue reading