There will, inevitably, always be a
few clients who are not able to fully realize every aspect of their goals, no
matter how well coached or advised they are. There will always be some who
don’t follow through, stick with it, stay disciplined, or fully implement the
coaching they are given. Our HordoN’s Hero for this season is not one of those
people. In fact, she is the antithesis.
Karen, or KayKay as we know her,
joined us about a year ago, seeking, among other things, fat loss. Since
Tomorrow marks the beginning of
another year, as arbitrarily defined by man many moons ago. It could have been
any other day, as the Chinese New Year suggests, but for most people reading
this, it is January 1. I have no idea who thought of making
resolutions, but I love the idea of bettering oneself. The fact that it only
happens once each year is somewhat disappointing to me, but there are some
things that are out of my control.
Whether you are a person who lives
by the resolution or who doesn't wait until January 1 to set a new
goal, let the hype of a “new year” inspire you to make a change for the better.
first day of 2013 is almost here! For those of us who have fallen way
off the healthy wagon, especially over the last few months, we have the
opportunity to make a fresh start. Before you set your new year's
resolutions, here’s a few idea's that successfully helped me in the past.
To Do Too Much: Resolution Overload
the first of the year rolls around, many of us want to ditch all our
unhealthy ways and start fresh and new, but making too many goals all at
once can be so overwhelming that within a week you'll want to throw in
The coaches at theBoston Institute of Football
gave me an explosive leg development day that looked like fun; 20min ofDMC
dynamic hold poses for 8-12 seconds.
Focus on fluidity of transferRED2
– 8 forward 8 backward twisting Reds
Hammy walk with 3 second Dead stop push up at base.
Duck under hurdles – 4 each directions.
Lateral RED transfer – set of 8 (1,1, 2,2)
Vertical bounds – 8 each leg
Explosive tumbles onto mid box (4 sets of 6) – followed by depth drop
High Box step up 4 each leg.
Light on the lifestyle, heavy on the DMC
Day 4 featured me biking the 3 miles to work, my usual supplement scheme, and two small (approx. 1.5 eggs) but delicious omelets for lunch; fresh salsa, and habanero cheddar in one, and brie, caramelized onions, and mushroom in the other. Day 4’s workout was the same diabolical workout from “Frosty Day 1” (see previous post) with the holds cut in half, but with a fully loaded X-vest and a 12lb med ball held overhead for the lifts.