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Miyamoto - Back to the forest glade


My Main Goals :
Losing 8 kg of weight; gaining more muscles esp. in core; get rid of those love handles.

 
My Missions:
 
Building Strenght:    

 

- FlexBar Reverse Tyler Twist, 3 sets of 15reps

   (Daily, STR +1)
- ca. 20 min. exercises from Book "
Bodytraining fuer Maenner" (which essentially are some core training exercises)
   (Mon, Wed, Fri, STR +3)


Building Stamina:  
- Doing  once a week 30 min of easy jogging through the woods, occasionally with fartlek.

- Doing once a week 30 min of swimming (crawl stroke)
  (Tue resp. Thu, STA +2 )


Building Flexibility: 
- Doing warm-up / Baduanjin / TaiChi routine, min. 5 times a week, early morning
  (Mon - Fri, DEX +2)


Building Food Competence:
- NO sweets (chocolate, cake, soda etc.)
- first 3 weeks max. ONE beer per day, last 3 weeks NO alcohol at all.
  (CON +3)


Life Goal:
- Read about TaiChi and Baduanjin

- Get tendinitis fixed.

  (WIS +2 CHA +1 CON +1)

 

 

Remarks:

 

My goals in this challenge are nearly the same like in my challenge#2, because I had to quit most of my missions due to illnesses and my tendinitis (and holidays, of course redface.png ).

I have the feeling, my tendinitis has got better in the last weeks, so I try to add some intensity again.

Also I plan to go swimming at least once a week in my lunch break, for my doctor recommended this for tendinitis cure. There is a swimming hall in the vicinity of my working place so I should be able to manage this.

 

I hope this time I'll stay in good health and can stick to my goals.

 

A Happy New Year and all the best for you, my fellow rebels!

 

Miyamoto

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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Miyamoto - Back to the forest glade

Building Flexibility: 

- Doing warm-up / Baduanjin / TaiChi routine, min. 5 times a week, early morning

  (Mon - Fri, DEX +2)

Life Goal:

- Read about TaiChi and Baduanjin

- Get tendinitis fixed.

  (WIS +2 CHA +1 CON +1)

I hope this time I'll stay in good health and can stick to my goals.

 

A Happy New Year and all the best for you, my fellow rebels!

 

Miyamoto

 

Hey M,

 

Nice goals.

I really resonate with the tai chi. I did it a lot years ago (20 maybe) and have never lost the desire, but indeed lost the motivation to do it. I'm sub'ing you.

Happy New Year!

 

Cheers,

Teri

:smiley_simmons:

22nd level Wanderer

better is right here, right now

The Way

Here's to all the 1% increases in life!

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Hey,

 

I suppose you understand German then?

 

Please let me know if you find something really good about baduanjin ;)

 

Viel Erfolg!

Fate whispers to the warrior: "You cannot withstand the storm."

 The warrior whispers back:
 "
I am the storm."

 

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nice goals man !! 

watch out for your injuries and keep the motivation high :) 

Elf Druid - Level 8         looking around for happiness || tracking || #intro || #old


 


"Most people think they’ll feel good once they reach some goal. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet, you denying yourself the power to create it in the moment. Your happiness is your birth right. It shouldn’t depend on you ACHIEVING something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way and not just at the end." S.Chandler


 


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" G. Apollinaire

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Hi Terinatum, Sunmage and Panczo, THX a lot for your subbing and your comments.

 

@Sunmage: I think the best compilation of Baduanjin in german is the book of Andreas W. Friedrich.

 

Greets M.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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Yay! Just did my first swimming in this challenge! I managed to go to the swimming pool during my lunch break.

But it seems to be only possible on Thursdays. Even though on this day three lanes out of six are occupied with roistering pupils and the other three are crouded with either reckless high-speed crawlers, kind of head-up-breast-stroke paddling grannies or zigzagging backstrokers with no sense of orientation at all. axt.gif

Nope, I don't overstate this.

So I was forced to do breast-strokes instead of crawl, not to get drowned by one of these amok-swimmers. Nevertheless I had fun swimming and afterwards I visited the steam-bath. :D

 

Lummy! This morning I stepped on my balance. I don't want to lose many words about this, but I have to adapt my main goal. Loosing 8 kg should be a better goal....Thanks to holiday time!

 

Greets

M.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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But it seems to be only possible on Thursdays. Even though on this day three lanes out of six are occupied with roistering pupils and the other three are crouded with either reckless high-speed crawlers, kind of head-up-breast-stroke paddling grannies or zigzagging backstrokers with no sense of orientation at all. axt.gif

 

That sounds exactly like the campus pool here lol.

 

Happy (late) new year to you as well, and may your injury stay away for good!

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I know that kind of pool- swimmers. Unfortunately!!! that's why I only gone swimming during the weekends where I could find a lane with max 2 other people on it... that's the no.1 thing that makes me wonder whether I want to go to the pool at all :/

Elf Druid - Level 8         looking around for happiness || tracking || #intro || #old


 


"Most people think they’ll feel good once they reach some goal. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet, you denying yourself the power to create it in the moment. Your happiness is your birth right. It shouldn’t depend on you ACHIEVING something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way and not just at the end." S.Chandler


 


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" G. Apollinaire

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Miyamoto - Back to the forest glade

My Main Goals :

Losing 8 kg of weight; gaining more muscles esp. in core; get rid of those love handles.

 

My Missions:

 

Building Strenght:    

 

- FlexBar Reverse Tyler Twist, 3 sets of 15reps

   (Daily, STR +1)

- ca. 20 min. exercises from Book "Bodytraining fuer Maenner" (which essentially are some core training exercises)

   (Mon, Wed, Fri, STR +3)

Building Stamina:  

- Doing  once a week 30 min of easy jogging through the woods, occasionally with fartlek.

- Doing once a week 30 min of swimming (crawl stroke)

  (Tue resp. Thu, STA +2 )

Building Flexibility: 

- Doing warm-up / Baduanjin / TaiChi routine, min. 5 times a week, early morning

  (Mon - Fri, DEX +2)

Building Food Competence:

- NO sweets (chocolate, cake, soda etc.)

- first 3 weeks max. ONE beer per day, last 3 weeks NO alcohol at all.

  (CON +3)

Life Goal:

- Read about TaiChi and Baduanjin

- Get tendinitis fixed.

  (WIS +2 CHA +1 CON +1)

 

 

Remarks:

 

My goals in this challenge are nearly the same like in my challenge#2, because I had to quit most of my missions due to illnesses and my tendinitis (and holidays, of course redface.png ).

I have the feeling, my tendinitis has got better in the last weeks, so I try to add some intensity again.

Also I plan to go swimming at least once a week in my lunch break, for my doctor recommended this for tendinitis cure. There is a swimming hall in the vicinity of my working place so I should be able to manage this.

 

I hope this time I'll stay in good health and can stick to my goals.

 

A Happy New Year and all the best for you, my fellow rebels!

 

Miyamoto

 

Miyamoto, I am so glad that your tendinitis is feeling better. 

It is lovely to see you again in the forest glade!

 

So, 8 kg in six weeks, that is still a lot, are you sure?

The fact that you're keeping your goals only means that you made wise choices to begin with I think; so good for you :nevreness:

 

Oh, and what is the biggest difference between Bodytraining for men and women :playful:  ?

I have chosen to believe in myself.


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So, 8 kg in six weeks, that is still a lot, are you sure?

Yes, you're right. But this is only my long-term objective. I want to lose this 8 kg until the bikini-season starts :playful:

 

 

Oh, and what is the biggest difference between Bodytraining for men and women :playful:  ?

I don't know. What do you think? I only know a rather small difference. :playful:

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Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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Just a short update:

 

Didn't manage to go swimming on Thursday, because a colleague got ill and I had to take over his work in a practical course; just in my time slot for swimming.

On thursday night I again sufffered an intestinal virus attack, which left me ill until sunday. The good thing in this viruses is the rapid loss of weight they generate :-)

 

On Sunday me and my family had a fife hour hike through an animal resort, which should compensate the missed swimming.

 

Greets M.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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hey M.

how other goals are going? Is your elbow still hurting, how does your exercises influence him? I tell u my elbow is surprisingly well after I started lifting again.. smth all the specialists advice me not to do... so I'll how it turns out ...

 

how about your nutrition goals? I'm cutting out alcohol as well - well actually minimizing would be a better word for it - I don't want to destroy my social life totally :D and cutting out sweets still sounds to hard for me... but I was close to put it too in my current challenge... who knows, maybe in next challenge...

 

cheers man, keep going !! :D

Elf Druid - Level 8         looking around for happiness || tracking || #intro || #old


 


"Most people think they’ll feel good once they reach some goal. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet, you denying yourself the power to create it in the moment. Your happiness is your birth right. It shouldn’t depend on you ACHIEVING something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way and not just at the end." S.Chandler


 


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" G. Apollinaire

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Hey Panczo

to be honest, I'm cheatin' a lot in the moment. Didn't do my morning routine and bodytraining regularly.

At least I stick to jogging and hiking for endurance. And I'll try swimming again.

I also had no problem with cutting out sweets completely, but - like you - I only manage to minimize my alkohol intake.

 

Good to hear about your elbow getting better. Mine does pretty ok, but hurts again now and then. I think we have to live with that and I decided not to pay too much attention to it in the future. I also think a moderate motion is better than resting in this case.

 

So you see I'm pretty much out of track in the moment, but I hope this is getting better soon and I'll be able to motivate me again.

 

All the good for you

 

M.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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Yay! I managed again to go swimming half an hour today during lunch break. Did 12 x 25m lanes with crawl stroke and 8 with breaststroke.

This time it was not so annoying as two weeks before. No crossing grannies and no amok-backstrokers today. :-)

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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Hey Panczo

to be honest, I'm cheatin' a lot in the moment. Didn't do my morning routine and bodytraining regularly.

At least I stick to jogging and hiking for endurance. And I'll try swimming again.

I also had no problem with cutting out sweets completely, but - like you - I only manage to minimize my alkohol intake.

 

Good to hear about your elbow getting better. Mine does pretty ok, but hurts again now and then. I think we have to live with that and I decided not to pay too much attention to it in the future. I also think a moderate motion is better than resting in this case.

 

So you see I'm pretty much out of track in the moment, but I hope this is getting better soon and I'll be able to motivate me again.

 

All the good for you

 

M.

 

I see, perhaps u took too much on the plate for that challenge? Because to be honest it looks like a lot :)

good thing though is that u are doing what u can to stay on track and keep training - that's great :)

 

Hopefully your motivation will skyrocket soon enough :)!!!

Elf Druid - Level 8         looking around for happiness || tracking || #intro || #old


 


"Most people think they’ll feel good once they reach some goal. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet, you denying yourself the power to create it in the moment. Your happiness is your birth right. It shouldn’t depend on you ACHIEVING something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way and not just at the end." S.Chandler


 


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" G. Apollinaire

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Yay! I managed again to go swimming half an hour today during lunch break. Did 12 x 25m lanes with crawl stroke and 8 with breaststroke.

This time it was not so annoying as two weeks before. No crossing grannies and no amok-backstrokers today. :-)

 

Impressive! When's the next session?

I have chosen to believe in myself.


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Impressive! When's the next session?

For I'm restricted on Thursdays lunchtime and tomorrow I have to attend an exam as a watchdog, I'm not able to swimm this week. But maybe next week.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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So finally this challenge has come to an end.

This time I wasn't able to stick to my goals. My motivation left me in the middle of the challenge. And again I suffered a severe cold for the last two weeks. But at least I overcame it without any Antibiotics, which I feel, is a big success for me. Perhaps for this behavior my body deserves 1 additional point for CON. :-)

 

Now to the regular points:

I did no strenght training at all: 0 points

I started to go swimming and did a lot of long time hiking instead of jogging in this challenge, so I think I can give me at least 1 point for stamina.

Unfortunately I did almost no Baduanjin this time, because I didn't manage to get up early enough: 0 points for that.

Beer task: failed, sweets task: success: 1 point for that goal

Life Goal: tendinitis is doing ok, Reading not so much, but ok: so 1/1/1 points.

 

In this week until the next challenge I will reflect if I take part in it and of what type my missions will be then.

 

Greets M.

Viking  Warrior Level 5

STR: 7.5 | DEX: 11 | STA: 12 | CON: 12 | WIS: 12 | CHA: 9

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hey Miyamoto... not the best challenge but it could been worse :) 

enjoy achieved goals and reflect on failed ones to discover what went wrong and how u can make your motivation more stable :)

 

see u around !!

Elf Druid - Level 8         looking around for happiness || tracking || #intro || #old


 


"Most people think they’ll feel good once they reach some goal. By linking happiness to something you don’t have yet, you denying yourself the power to create it in the moment. Your happiness is your birth right. It shouldn’t depend on you ACHIEVING something. Start by claiming it and using it to make your journey fun all the way and not just at the end." S.Chandler


 


"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" G. Apollinaire

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