Muscleupdate

muscleup transition

A couple of weeks ago, I did a whole bunch of assisted muscleups with bands and varied the band resistance (assistance) in no particular order, just tried out a few things. Then I got really sick and felt pretty gross and even took a couple of days off work. Today, I’m back at it. I …

(assisted) Muscle ups

Something I was chasing on and off for a year or so is being able to do a muscle up. Losing about 30lbs of pure body fat in that time helped. Still, I have problems with the transition and false grip (too much pain). The kids’ gymnastics coach told me “really, it’s mostly technique” which …

Sweet Potato Waffles

Trying these tonight with some jerk chicken drumsticks I have in the oven. So I made them, and they were pretty easy to make. Mix some grated sweet potato with an egg and a couple of spoons of flour or flour substitute, spice it up to make it savoury, and waffle it up. They turned …

Riding Fixie

Finally I did it. I borrowed the bike and changed the drivetrain to have a really low gear ratio. It didn’t take me long to get used to riding fixed. It’s definitely a lot more fun. The way I have it (and even with the transitional gearing of 44t/22t) it’s easier to ride up hills …