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Half Marathon for Alzheimer's Disease

Just ran a half marathon on April 13th to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. So far have over $1,400 of our $2,000 goal.  Still rising ! Thank you!  A couple of my friends and I completed it in 01:49:09 without any preliminary training. I was also doing it in honor of my dad.  I decided to run the last 7 miles barefoot. It actually felt great ! 

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Ido Portal Workshop-Dallas, TX

An AMAZING Ido Portal workshop in Dallas Texas I just returned from April 1 & 2. Johnny John Sapinoso and Sean Albo Nicolle were amazing teachers. I will be attending more of these Ido Portal Workshops in the future for sure. The Group of movers that attended were a joy to work with all weekend. If you have the opportunity to attend an Ido Portal workshop, make it a priority. You will not be disappointed.

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Packing For A Weekend Workshop

Well, one word comes to mind when packing for an out of state workshop. SIMPLE. I normally only carry bare minimum clothing, underwear, personal items, food/snacks, phone charger, and a good book.  I figure if i forget something or discover i need something other, i can purchase it there. In the photo is my entire backpack contents for an out of state weekend workshop. The only other thing I will add to this is a set of gymnastic rings, some chalk, and maybe another bar of Dark Chocolate.  KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID (KISS)

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Wrist Prep & Flexibilty

Before practicing your handstand skills, parallette training or any other type of hand balancing that requires pressure on the wrist,  it is a good idea to prep a bit before. These exercises should be part of your daily practice as would the squat or passive hang.

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Pull-Up Bar Needed?

Those of you looking for an excellent free standing pull-up system, look no further. I highly recommend the Bodyweight Master by Dragon Door.   This thing is a monster !  Easy to set up, and make adjustments to your desired exercise. I have attached a video demonstrating.

The Bodyweight Master   Available through www.DragonDoor.com 

 

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The Simple Art of Hanging

Being an avid follow of Ido Portal, and his Movement Culture over the past years, and attending his workshops, i have found his approach to be very valuable to me, and have made great gains physically by following his approach and philosophy regarding movement, strength and mobility.  He has been a great inspiration. 

I have attached a link below to a simple and natural exercise. Hanging.  The benefits, instructions and recommendations that all people I believe should include in their daily practices. 

The Hang

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