Thursday, February 2, 2017

January Updates & Numbers

Here is a short 1:07 time lapse of our sun setting, catching the International Space Station, and the descending Moon and Venus. I was way surprised that the GoPro captured this because its not the best at night. I use the web site space weather dot com to find the Flybys.

January Numbers:
28 Hours
220.9 Miles
43 Actives
Jan 17th - 22nd ZERO!! Picked up a wicked head cold while on the plane.

I joined Strava this year and I am still learning my way around it. I did NOT go Premium so that may be part of my problem here. I was hoping for an easier layout and separation of actives.

Such as..... Where are my snow shoeing numbers, the no excuse loop with the Boy Dog walks, or the difference between a mt bike ride and my commuter bike rides. Maybe its all their but I haven't put the time in this AM to find all the cool functions. But I have time to write this, Classic.

Something else I haven't quite got the grasp of, Strava will combine my No Excuse Loop with my Commute to work. I was under the impression that if I turned off my Garmin then automatically a new segment would start. I know its human error so hope to learn more as I go. Google, here I come.

Here is what I noticed from taking a break off from the gym. I stopped lifting when I flew to Portland, didn't do anything but slept while sick, and then only walk/ran the Dreadmill when I returned to the gym. So thats a full three weeks off and my left shoulder doesn't hurt at all. Down side, I am flipping weak!! It was so hard to lift after running on the Dreadmill and I could have easily passed on lifting.

Mon - Chest - lighter weights and no bench. all dumbbells. 4 sets 12 -15 reps
Tues - Shoulders - again, lighter weights and focused on full ROM. 3 sets 12 - 15 reps
Wed - Back - went with heavier weights because I knew I wouldn't have time for arms

I will stick with this mental ( P***Y ) attitude for the rest of the week/weekend. Thursday will be arms, Friday is chest , and Saturday will be shoulders. Next week, finding my power. Plus, I am going to play around with the resistant bands. Wish Me Luck

Radio Show:
This Saturday the 4th of February at 6AM. I will be hosting Mt Bound from 6-9am and I am super fired up about it. I already have my show put together. Loads of bluegrass from 2017 live shows, cover tunes, and wacky comedians as well. BUT the really cool news is that KAFM has updated their web cast and streaming is clear and NO Flippin Buffering!!!

Ortho-Bionomy is beautiful!! I have had the best couple of weeks in the office. My clients are cool and the work is brilliant. I picked up a new client and are you ready for this??? This client went in for a routine colonoscopy and all seemed well. Two days later, she hemorrhaged and damn near died. Can You Wrap Your Brain Around That??

I have also been working with elbows and backs. Almost all of these injuries were snow shoveling related. We are so good about warming up before we exercise but never when we shovel snow. Lets call that job security.

Pretty much every session has some kind of psoas release. Most of the time, not always, this works into a knee and ankle release. Shoulders and necks are often treated during the session but I have had a number of folks tell me that they do not like their neck touched. I always honor this and I never speak my inside voice.

I have studied Body Metaphors and its something that makes perfect sense to me. The body metaphor for the back of the neck is guilt. We see this when someone makes a mistake of some sort and they rub/hold the back of their next while staring at the problem. The body has all kinds of metaphors but I don't always share this information unless I can meet them in their model of the world.

Now that I think about it, I released a lot of diaphragms. The whole thoracic and rib relationships are often addressed and the diaphragm has showed up quite a bit. Interesting, I should go back through my notes.

Our weather out here in GJ,CO has been unseasonably warm so I have a feeling that I will be working with legs and hips this month. Maybe Not, Maybe Yes. We Shall See

Until Then, I will stay strong!! I will add more veggies!! Making smoothies every morning!! Saturdays will add another Dreadmill session. I am going to do my first hour on the Dreadmill, lift, and then another hour on the Dreadmill. And as always, The Boy Dog will receive a lot of love and extra attention!!



  1. You should be able to tag the activities as different types even if not on premium.

    1. Brother G, you are right. I am able to tag when uploading but I was hoping for an easier layout. I see the run, bike, swim on the lower right but I have to click on MY ACTIVITIES and then mouse over each bubble. To me, I know, all activities should have their own category for easy tracking. Such As: Snow Shoeing Should Have Its Own Time And Milage. Again, maybe its there but I haven't discovered it yet. Thanx for stopping by & stay strong

  2. Operator! Give me the number for 911!

    Homer Simpson

  3. Goodness you've had a busy time Padre! I enjoyed the soundtrack to your timelapse video, good choice. When you talk about the 'Dreadmill' are you talking about a treadmill? Or is it something completely different? Dreadmill is actually a good name for it, that's how I feel every time I think of using mine 😀

    1. Thanx Perth!! Super Stoked you enjoyed the tunes. And Yes, Dreadmill is in reference to running indoors on a treadmill for an hour. Please keep walking/running on your treadmill because the payoff is so worth it. Stay Strong