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Goal achieved!

I made it. At the start of 2019 I took a leaf out of my daughter’s book and set myself some goals. One of these was to increase my body weight until I reached a mass of 60 kg, and … Continue reading

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Thanks Belinda

Some time ago, at daiskmeliadorn‘s suggestion,  I listened to a podcast of Professor Belinda Beck talking about bone health in athletes (and ordinary people). She suggested jumping down stairs as an ideal exercise to enhance bone density and strength. I … Continue reading

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Belinda says ‘jump’, I ask ‘how high’?

Months ago my daughter told me how much she enjoyed listening to Brad Beer’s podcast, The Physical Performance Show.  I listened to a couple of episodes, but I guess I wasn’t sufficiently performance oriented at the time to keep it … Continue reading

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in step with The Boss

I have a ‘new’ boss. Well, she’s been in charge since May, so she’s not really new, but we’re still getting to know her. One thing I discovered is that she and I share a preference for taking the stairs … Continue reading

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I wish I was in Boston

I wish I was in Boston and I had some time to kill. I’d be spending all of Saturday at the First Lutheran Church. From 8am to 6:30 pm it’s non-stop Bach to celebrate Johann Sebastian’s 329th birthday on Friday. … Continue reading

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the two of us

Gordon! That’s his real name – the bike rider I nick-named Cadel who passes me early in the mornings. The other morning he pulled over and introduced himself. How friendly is that?! I have seen him very little after that … Continue reading

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