Monthly Archives: August 2016

DAY 180: Light cycling on a lazy Wednesday

Finally, term 3 has ended! The holidays beckons! It was an exhausting term. So many things to do and so little time! Even though I have one week of holiday next week, I need to work on the curriculum for … Continue reading

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DAY 179: Training continues

I am finally done with my half marathon. It has been quite an interesting experience. The run has been really tough but still, I managed. Anyways, it is no time to slack. Training continues. I took a day of rest … Continue reading

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DAY 178: My first half marathon!

The day has come for my race and I am not in the best of shape. I have strained myself during my Taekwondo training and my hamstring feels very tight. And it didn’t help that I have not enough rest. … Continue reading

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DAY 177: Back at TKD!

Back after a long time! Great to see you guys! #tkd #taekwondo A post shared by Henry (@strengthnspirit) on Aug 26, 2016 at 7:18am PDT I’m back at TKD training today! It has been so long since I came back. … Continue reading

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DAY 176: Running to hatch Pokemon eggs

Didn’t manage to blog yesterday as I was too busy. I did a 5km run yesterday. It wasn’t just to hatch Pokemon eggs but also to get ready for the army half marathon. I wasn’t running that much and I … Continue reading

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DAY 175: Train muscles, bones, and skin externally; 外練筋骨皮

There’s a Chinese saying when it comes to training martial arts, “外練筋骨皮 內練一口氣”. Train muscles, bones, and skin externally,  and train qi interally. The Chinese saw the need to train the body externally to build up strong bones and muscles. … Continue reading

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DAY 174: More high roundhouse kick counters

It’s always great to be back at the Muay Thai gym. It’s a good place to just hit the pads and destress. Today, we focused on mastering the counters to high roundhouse kicks. We begin by learning how to block … Continue reading

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