Aging is interesting, and the time that passed me by this year has also been interesting. Granted, we as a collective have gone through so much pain, sorrow, and perhaps joy at new developments. But I think it is safe to say that it has been a pretty shit year for us all. I certainly … Read more
I walked into a boxing club in Calgary many years ago, and I was terrified. I walked in because I wanted to better myself, to feel better about myself, to challenge myself. But I was riddled with insecurities on whether I was good enough, if I had what it took to be a fighter. The … Read more
How exactly do you lunge? I made a video and wrote about it for the Urban Athlete blog. You can check it out here.
Hi gang! On request, I decided to provide a video on skipping! I love skipping! I have been skipping as long if not longer then I have been boxing, and I still enjoy it, especially since I started trying new tricks with it. The reason I like it so much is because it reminds me … Read more
Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley, what a fight. This fight was over 6 years ago, where Manny was at the top of the world. This was before the fabled “Pacquiao vs Mayweather” fight. The world was on his side it seemed like, with the odds very much against Bradley, being a 7-2 underdog in the … Read more
You know, I talk a lot about boxing. So much that I even carry that as a reputation amongst my friends, like anything and everything is related to it. I have even found a way relate it to cooking! My good friend used it as a quote to describe me in his wedding party pamphlet. … Read more
What is the benefit of full body workouts? Split training, alternating days, push-pull, strength, hypertrophy. There are many ways to go about a workout routine, and in terms of reaping the benefits of exercise (increased cardiovascular health, balance, mobility, stronger joints, cognitive function, etc.) you’ll benefit with any of the ones I just listed. However, … Read more
You ever hear of Hyao Miyazaki? The man is an amazing animator, and a great story teller. One of his most famous pieces is a film called Princess Mononoke. It is a movie about the environment, different perspectives, and making changes, or rather – excepting change. The characters are always fighting for the belief that … Read more