The E.H.B.C. begins Thanksgiving day, and run to January 1st. At which point, needless to say, we'll be ready and waiting with something mega for the new year. But first, we need to make it to 2010 with our sanity and with some semblance of physical integrity.

Join us!

 

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Military Attack

Marion's riding us into the New Year with force. We climbed for 10 minutes adding resistance eight times--- the eighth time really killed. The first six minutes we kept a strong cadence, like a one, two, one two beat. we climed to "it's gettin hot in here" for the last four minutes and we slowed the cadence down to a one.two.one.two. beat.

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Sat, 01/02/2010 (All day)
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bettyjmaar said "

This is disturbing.

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New Year's Day Swim

In salty, cold Tomales Bay. Naked. Yelling and splashing.

It was very brief, but it was also very cold. In terms of the battle with inertia, I think it was significant. Plus there were sun salutations before and after, and some morning salsa. Altogether, I'll count it. 

 

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Fri, 01/01/2010 (All day)

catpita said "

Ha! Maybe I should have counted my one-minute high-stepping in the ..." More comments...

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Estero Estuary Work on Tomales Bay

Tom and I piled into his car and picked up Yann, and then M. at the Bovine Bakery in Pt. Reyes Station. Next stop the Estero, a long path across rolling, mostly treeless green mini mountains -- a peninsula between Tomales Bay and the Pacific. We walked out chatting, stopping to look at lilttle crater ponds, and also to look at the cows which stood motionless as if in a modernist still life.

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Sun, 01/31/2010 (All day)
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Funny, your description reminds me more of More comments...

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Yoga in Berkeley

Arrive at the Clydes in Berkeley and Coley suggest yoga the next morning at her friend's house. Turns out the friend is Erica Tanov, of Nolita clothing boutique fame, and also ApartmentTherapy.com apartment tour fame.

Workout Date: 
Wed, 12/30/2009 (All day)
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Not too bad for my first

the EHC was my first challenge as part of the social workout community. Even though i was close to finishing, I gave it a solid effort.

 

Now onto the next challenge which am determined to finish :-D

jmmartim said "

Wow...that is intense..do you mind if I steal that idea from you?!

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Workout...in front of the family?

During the wintertime I rarely, if ever, workout outside, It's just wayyy too cold for me. So, when I come home for the weekends, I workout in my living room. Well, my whole family is together this weekend, and when I went to go workout this moning, EVERYONE was in the living room.

Workout Date: 
Sat, 01/02/2010 (All day)
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Butwhatifido said "

wow!  you have my salute sister.  I don't think I'd brave ..." More comments...

AG Fitness Resort - The Round Up

It's a wrap.  My ten days in paradise aka AG Fitness Resort are so dunzo.

THE STATS:

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za said "

this is just so awesome.  congratulations!

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AG Fitness Resort - Final Day

So it's the last day of 2009.  The last day in paradise.  The last day of my Fitness Resort AKA parents house in Santa Barbara.  Argh, I'm not ready to stop this fantastic regime of workouts, fresh air, sun, surf and water.

My chicken lays good eggs
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Thu, 01/28/2010 (All day)
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AG Fitness Resort - Wednesday

This morning I woke up tired.  Really tired.  My mind was ready to go, but my body was sore, fatigued, and my arms were beat from last nights boxing workout.  My quads shook when I tried to sit down.  My calves yelped as I got up on my toes to open up the chicken coop.  So my cure?  Water, and more Yoga.

Josh my boxing trainer
Workout Date: 
Wed, 01/27/2010 (All day)
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ehc recap

i joined the EHC, not because the holidays are a particularly rough time for me, but because i mostly hate winter.  that icy, pricking through your coat, blistering your cheeks cold, the short days, and the dramatic change between radiator heat and outside chill.  haterade to the nth degree.  

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sandyliz said "

I'm on the same page with you in the winter haterade, but I found ..." More comments...

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last gym workout of the year

25 minutes cardio on the treadmill.

45 minutes weights, primarily upper body and abs.

Workout Date: 
Fri, 01/29/2010 (All day)

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AG Fitness Resort - Tuesday x 2

Tuesday.

6am - Boot Camp at the SB City College.  This was a terribly tough boot camp class.

 

Tired after Boot Camp
Workout Date: 
Tue, 12/29/2009 (All day)
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Spreading the word...

Back in 1998 I lost over sixty pounds using the book, Make the Connection.  I beat the odds and kept off the weight for nine years, even loosing more weight over the next year.  I reread the book by Bob Greene so that I can remake the connection and get off the weight I have gained ove

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syrupandhoney said "

You're so amazing for taking control...and for taking care of your ..." More comments...

Final Post -- the last of the naughty flogging!

I have to say, I did pretty well on New Year's Eve. I had 1.5 light beers the whole night and pretty much just partied sober until 6 in the morning. The lost sleep was probably not too great for my bod, but with the new year come fresh opportunities to detox...

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Midnight Fraggle Run

Whatever he said.

 

Workout Date: 
Fri, 01/01/2010 (All day)



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