Soviet iron balls exercise

The Wall Street Journal recently had an article about various forms of exercise “boot camps”. They rated one of them, which use “kettlebells”, cast-iron weights used by the training regimen used by the Soviet military, as being...

Bicycling again

I went bicycling for three hours today, going through Winchester, Arlington, Lexington, and Bedford for a total of 32 miles. Given that this is the longest I’ve ridden in probably at least 7-8 years, I’m surprised how well my bicycling muscles seem to have...

DDR fun

Hmm… I’m definitely in worse shape after not doing regular exercise while I was on the road. I’m finding myself losing my breath and getting winded after doing DDR songs which wouldn’t have bothered me at all a month ago. Some of it might be...

Dance Dance Revolution

For the past week or two, I’ve been using Dance Dance Revolution instead of my NordicTrack to get my daily dose of aerobic exercise, and it’s definitely been working out quite well. It’s a lot more fun, and much more interesting, since DDR is at...