Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 29 2013

Burpee Challenge Update: Half-way to Hell Edition


Today was technically a “rest day” from our fairly new (we started July 1) and fairly aggressive (for us, anyway) fitness routine. For those interested in the details, Dr. Darling and I have joined a couple of Twitter pals and fellow Team Sopherocious members in doing Jillian Michael’s 30-Day Shred … but not necessarily on Jillian’s …

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Jul 23 2013

Now this just makes me Glee-ful


According to my Instagram feed, Naya Rivera is vacationing in Italy, on a boat, in a bikini.  You can thank me later … you know, after you’ve caught your breath. Related articles Santana + strip poker = works for me

Jul 20 2013

Blaming it on the Burpees


I’ve often heard people who work-out regularly say they actually look forward to it … and even miss it when circumstances keep them from their regular fitness routine. I have NEVER been one of these people. Even as a high school and college athlete, my only motivation for doing any kind of aerobic or strength …

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Jul 18 2013

Santana + strip poker = works for me


My latest (and probably last) Glee crush Naya Rivera recenty posed for a poker-themed cover-shoot for an upcoming issue of Complex magazine. And thankfully the art director was wise enough to realize that the only person hot enough to play strip poker with Naya Rivera was indeed, Naya Rivera. Behold the result: So who else …

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Jul 15 2013

We’re seeing red …


… thanks to a big sale at our local Intersport.  These are two different models (honest … look closely!) of Salomon trail-running shoes, which we bought ourselves this weekend as both a reward for our recent hard fitness work, and as an incentive for our upcoming mountain hiking trip. But mostly, because they were seriously …

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Jul 13 2013

The Pied Piper of Gym Rats


It seems my new accountability ritual for staying on track with the fitness goals connected to my crazy 2014 MalmöMilen 10K Race commitment is having something of a domino-effect. I started posting my (near-) daily work-out activities to both my Twitter feed and Facebook timeline at the beginning of this month: Twitter for my fellow …

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Jul 11 2013

Swedish is a seriously singing nation

Because you’ve always wanted to hear 3 Swedish fishermen singing Seal’s “Kiss from a Rose” a cappella.

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