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Scythe and systema

Sunday, March 29, 2015

I am chucking my weed whackers and selling my two small mowers. A long time ago I used a scythe. Remember the Grim Reaper pictures? Well, one time 3100 miles away I was surprised by something, sliced open my leg and had to sew myself up because I was the only one around it was a better idea than bleeding... So I put it away and lost it in move. But you know what? It was fun, and I was sorry I didn't bring it with me.

I just ordered another one. THIS is a core workout, and it makes hay at the same time:
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I tried googling calorie count for scything and came up with nothing. I am going to guess 250 an hour.

My husband and I are both starting systema spetsnaz wave exercises. Again, try googling that!;_ylt=A86

For some reason I can't open either of these links, even though I used the "add link" feature above. Copy and paste into web browser:

The jolly scythers new zealand, NEW TAI CHI STILE

Internal wave energy systema spetsnaz
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  • NUMD97
    I have just come from reading your current blog, and had wondered about the scythe as part of your workout routine. I was certain that there was something I was not capturing, but now reading this one, I see that "scythe" means exactly that: Scythe.

    I had images of you running and the weeds being so high in some places that you literally needed to whack a path ahead of you.

    Now all is once again clear. You should write to SP and the "powers that be" and see about having them add "scythe workout" to the mix.

    All the best as you strive to reach your health goals,

    2000 days ago
    I couldn't get the links to work for me either, but looked up scything on YouTube. Girl -- great exercise for sure -- but better get yourself a suit of armour! lol emoticon

    2003 days ago
    Maybe get some leather chaps or something for when you go do your scythe workout?
    2003 days ago
    No scythe for you, Missy, it's too dangerous. But I'll take your mowers and trim the lawns in Central Park.

    Closest thing to a scythe. Hey, if you protect yourself with hockey gear, maybe you can handle a scythe. Put that in your zan and steps on it.
    2003 days ago
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