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MARISPHERE
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7/24/12 4:05 P

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Enjoy your guest and relax. How about something simple for August--100 swings a day or Pick 4 (do 4 of your favorites every day)?

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7/24/12 2:12 P

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Well, now I have company for the week, who has taken over my workout room, so I won't be getting anything done this week. (other than talking and eating)

I agree, August we need to do something, but 300 is too much right now.





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MARISPHERE
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7/23/12 6:19 P

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Don't overdo it, Wonder Woman! I'm almost all the way back, but I'm still not swinging or doing anything that requires bending. I'll be doing presses, halos, etc. this week.

Let's come up with a good challenge for August, maybe not so huge as 300+ swings per day!




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SHAREBEAR1963
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7/23/12 9:49 A

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Well, I am starting again tonight with this challenge, Hopefully, I can one full week in.

Marisphere,how our you sinuses doing?

This month has gone very fast and I have been unproductive.

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MARISPHERE
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7/16/12 11:32 P

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Unfortunately ...my wheels have fallen off ! I have been hit with a major sinus attack that had me flat on my back all day. No swings, no walking, nothing. Things don't look good for tomorrow, but we'll see.

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MARISPHERE
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7/15/12 2:13 P

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4860 if you're keeping track (and I certainly am)! At the halfway point now. Yesterday was H-A-R-D, but I got them done. Keep swinging!

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MARISPHERE
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7/11/12 9:34 P

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Still here and still swinging. 3564 done so far if you're doing the combination. One third of the way there!

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MARISPHERE
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7/8/12 2:17 P

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Hi Everyone,

Sorry I neglected to post sooner. We're 1/4 done! 2592 swings if you've been doing the combo. Today was a tough one, but I pushed through.

Keep swinging!

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SHAREBEAR1963
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7/1/12 12:08 P

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Today is the the day!!! Let's get started.

Here I go!





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MSBOOTCAMP
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6/19/12 8:41 A

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OK, Marisphere. See you Sunday, July 1!!

MsBootcamp

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Excuses? Or Solutions? You Decide Every Day

Every fit & healthy choice makes the difference! (Fitness RX for Women)

30 to 90 mins of workouts, 5 days/wk

Nutrition + Sleep + Stress Mgmt = Fitness! (via Fitness on the Run, Alexandria, VA USA)

Stick with your programme- SPRING is HERE!!

The more we get off our rears, the more weight we lose!


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SHAREBEAR1963
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6/15/12 9:59 A

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I am so glad to see a challenge Mari,

I was just thinking yesterday, I really need to get back into KB work.

I am in!! You Rock!!!emoticonemoticon



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PHOENIXABIGAIL
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6/14/12 10:58 P

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Hi Mari,

Thanks for the challenge, I am definitely up for it!

I have been avoiding the snatch for a long time and this is good motivation to finally learn and master it as I've read that the snatch and swing are the 2 most effective exercises for fat loss.

Phoenix

Edit: I have just looked at some pictures of the snatch and see it is very similar to a one arm swing. No probs, No excuses! ;D

Edited by: PHOENIXABIGAIL at: 6/15/2012 (08:10)
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WILSON1926
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6/14/12 12:52 P

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WOW!!!!! A 1,000 walk commitment. VERY impressive........

Keep up FANTASTIC work

Michael



MARISPHERE
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6/13/12 9:55 P

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Hi Everyone!

Because of my 1,000 mile walking commitment, I've really fallen off of the kettlebells wagon this year. Last month I picked them up again, trying to do 5 minutes a day.

Well for the month of July, I plan to do my favorite combination of swings EVERY DAY. It's a reverse ladder 8-1.
8 two-hand swings
8 one-hand (each hand)
8 cleans (each side)
8 high pulls (each side)
8 snatches
Then 7,6, 5 and so on down to one. Of course, I rest about 45 seconds between each rung of the ladder until I get to about 3.

I welcome any swing buddies for this challenge!

Mari

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2014 Goals
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1000 miles - 2012!





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