Weekly Linkage

A fun chunk of links for the last couple of weeks. I’m not all caught up in my reading, but I’m catching up, too, despite some new video interests I’ll be writing about soon.

Damn you, internet videos.

Kya! Hup!

Tonight, I took a punching bag class at the same studio as the ominous “Results” class last week.

Less brutal, but still pretty damn intense.

Oh, and did I mention that I totally pulled an ab muscle in that class last week? I didn’t even know that was possible, but the lower left section of my abs is super-sad, and gave up the ghost tonight in class.

I swear, I thought an ovary was failing. Right there in class.

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“Results” Class

Greg-the-cat yawning.I just got home from a circuit training conditioning class at a nearby martial arts studio.

Holy crap.

I hardly ever partake in circuit training–I tend to prefer more measurable exercises that I can “program”, like weight lifting and running. I’m not particularly opposed to circuit training, as a lot of specialists in those two are. They like to argue that circuit training (with Crossfit as the big-name villain) produces folks that can do a bit of many things, but aren’t good at anything.

Well, I’ll tell you what. The class I just came from wasn’t Crossfit, but if I do that once a week on top of my other training, imma be good at something.

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