Archive | July, 2013

Brigantine, NJ 2013

Believe it or not, but it’s been quote some time since I’ve been to the Atlantic Ocean, at least the one nearby Philly. Quote possibly it’s been over two years since I’ve been there.  The ocean is a bit dirty and definitely is cold.  So I never go… Well, I was talking to a few […]

15-minute Kettlebell workout

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So, I’ve been lifting my kettlebell every morning for about two weeks now.  To be honest, I skip some mornings so I do this after I get from work; but, anyway.  My first simple Google search was “15-minute kettlebell workout”.  One of the top links was from Men’s Health mag.  They really like words like […]

Selecting a new workout

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I frequently get asked how to choose a right workout. I do not know the answer. I am not a pro athlete or a personal trainer. I have the same resources as you do and I have access to the same stores. Yesterday evening I read an article about the benefit of a morning kettle […]

Wisconsin, 2013

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So I took a day to visit my good friends in Wisconsin.  One of my first publications is with Alexey and we keep reasonably close contact for the last 10+ years.  He just doesn’t seem to change and neither does his wife; their daughter, however, is no longer 12… she’s 21.  WOW!  That was a […]

Pullups and plank morning routine

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So, for a while I’ve been doing pullups every morning, trying to improve my strength.  Well, I’ve noticed that my form is quite a bit off.  I decided it’s time to get off high count and go back to lower reps but improve my form/technique.  But what else to do in the morning?  Just pullups? […]

Chicago, 2013

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So, I went to Chicago.  I had some work to do there but I had a chance to walk around downtown and skate a bit as well.  I think Chicago is one of the best cities in US, given all the rest of the variables.  Sorry I had too little time to cover the city […]

UIC, 11 years after

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This was an interesting weekend, anyway you look at it. I did take a few hours to walk around the streets of my old alma mater — University of Illinois at Chicago, UIC. Well, I was a bit shocked at my own feelings about all of this; for this reason this particular post might be […]