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!

View this post on Instagram 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 … 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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DAY 173: Running to hatch Pokemon eggs

I decided to try something out today. I strapped my iphone on my arm, turned on the PokemonGo app and went for a 5km run in an effort to hatch my 10km eggs. The run turned out to be quite … Continue reading

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DAY 172: Squeezing in a workout before going back to setting paper

Exam period is round the corner! And this is the period where teachers are the busiest! Where do exam papers come from? Yes! From the brain cells of teachers. Hence, many teachers are now wrecking their brains to think of … Continue reading

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DAY 171: Burning lungs

I was a bit under the weather this morning when I woke up. My nose was runny and my throat hurts. I even have difficulty teaching as my throat made it difficult for me to project my voice. I wanted … Continue reading

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