Kung-Fu Wednesday!

"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle 7am - Morning Trail Run Time: 1hr Distance: … Continue reading Kung-Fu Wednesday!


Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna

9/11 - God bless all souls and families struck by that tragedy. May we never forget the horrors humanity is capable of, nor the bravery and selfless dedication of those who stay ever vigilant at the front lines. W11D4 - Active Rest 9am - Morning Swim + Jacuzzi Notes: Was feeling pretty tired and aching … Continue reading Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna


"Accept the days when running seems impossible. Embrace the days when running seems effortless." - Anon 7AM - Aerobic Endurance  Easy Trail Run Time: 30min Distance: 2.6 Miles Notes: First time back on the trails after a little more than 1 week's break. Ankle much better now but still have to be extra careful! Took … Continue reading W9D3

W8D7 – Active Rest 

"Take rest; The field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." - Ovid 6PM Notes: Spent the day travelling to Flagstaff. We visited a Farmer's market, went grocery shopping at Sprouts (my new favorite grocer!), had lunch at my relatives' place and drove back to Phoenix for dinner. Have not ran since last weekend's Spartan … Continue reading W8D7 – Active Rest 


W8D1 - Active rest AM 1. Walking past a Fitness Corner  Muscle ups: 20 Leg lifts: 10 Front levers: 5  Hanging wipers: 20 L-Sit to handstand tries: 6 2. Hiked up Diamond Head Volcano PM 1. A lot more walking  Notes: Carried a friggin heavy backpack everywhere today! Why do I carry so much food … Continue reading W8D1,2,3

W6D7 – Active Rest + Weekly Summary 

Hours of Sleep: 6.5 (2330 - 0600) Sleep quality: 9/10 HRV: 84 Notes: Sooo tired last night after that intense morning 1hr Tabata workout. Slept like a baby! Didn't wake up at all. Summary of Week 6 Sleep & Recovery Total sleep: 35 hrs Average sleep quality: 8.14/10 Longest sleep: 7.5 hrs Shortest sleep: 2.5 … Continue reading W6D7 – Active Rest + Weekly Summary 

W5D7 – Active Rest 

(Made some changes to the way I write training logs to include more data and better formatting for easier reference. Hope this is for the better!) Hours of sleep: 3.5 (23:00 ~ 02:30) HRV: 70 Reflection: For some reason I felt fully rested after waking up at 2:22 AM. I tried going back to sleep … Continue reading W5D7 – Active Rest