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Looking Back at 2016

Looking Back Tim's mom at the Punk Rope Games2016 was a rough year for me. I lost my mom (at left with my dad and my nephew's fiancé, Rebecca) on December 15. Enough said. But mom got to see her first Punk Rope Games on October 1 and that's a memory I'll cherish forever. Here, [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|jump rope event, motivation|0 Comments

Jumping Ahead

In the past, around this time of year, I've had a tendency to look back on the previous year and dwell on what went wrong and how I could learn from my mistakes. And while studying history can certainly help to understand the past and create a brighter future (I was a history major after [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|jump rope event, motivation|0 Comments

Don’t Stop Moving

Admittedly I've been at a loss for words lately. Sometimes that happens when you feel like the world is going to hell in a hand basket. But one thing I firmly believe in is not giving up, not quitting, and not letting your adversaries get the better of you. I'll try to keep this short [...]

By |November 11th, 2016|mind-body connection, mindfulness, motivation|0 Comments

Skipping My Convictions

Yesterday's #gettothepoint5k was challenging, physically and mentally. After mile 1, my rope froze, forcing me to jump much higher than I had planned with each revolution of the rope. I didn't trip once in the first mile. Afterwards, in the words of the man who won't be president "it was a disaster." I tripped...a lot. [...]

Getting Out of An Exercise Slump, Part 2

I've been following Leo Babauta's Zen Habit blog for some time now. I highly recommend it. Consider subscribing. This post is adapted from Leo's blog. Now here's Leo: I know a lot of people who fall into a slump, losing the habit of exercise. It’s hard to get out of a slump like that. It’s [...]

How to Get Out of An Exercise Funk

It happens to all of us. We don't want to get out of bed let alone go to the gym and work out or go for a run. Even a walk to the fridge might seem like a tall order. Recently one of my buddies had a bad case of the exercise blues and turned [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|exercise anxiety, mindfulness, motivation|0 Comments
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