Japan, Fitness, Family, Life.



Even though I don’t have a 9 to 5 job per say I do try to make sure I keep a schedule and routine.  That means getting up early(ish) to get in my Spanish study before I head to the gym to start work at 9am. Then it’s crazy busy with GMB stuff until I do my training session. Speaking of which, here’s today’s session.
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2020. So Far, So Good.

On a personal level, 2020 has been pretty good so far.

First off, I’ve added an additional day of BJJ to the week with the focus on my sitting guard. In particular I’ve been working my butterfly guard transitions along with another guard, my favorite, that my instructor is known for around these parts.

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The Climbing OG

I was bouldering with some friends at Planet Granite in Sunnyvale, CA. It was a holiday so it was pretty busy, but we found a little bit of wall for ourselves and got to working on a problem together. While grappling with this wall, a man that I would guess to be in his fifties came over to do the same.
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Where’d You Get Those Mats?

I don't have a lot of space over here in Japan, so every time I move my office/gym I have to re-evaluate my equipment. This was especially true last month since I moved into yet another new gym. It is freaking awesome and you'll be seeing a lot of new vids of it soon. What are my mainstays when it comes to gym equipment?
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Staying Limber this Winter

Winter is here! What am I doing to stay limber? Spending an entire hour every day literally just warming up. Here are some handy GMB articles, with videos, to help keep you limber this winter. Neck Shoulders Back Hips Hamstrings Feet & ankles
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All The Squats

Today I felt like seeing how many different ways I could stay in a low gait stance and move around. I think I can confidently say that I did, "all the squats". Who needs a workout when you can play. https://youtu.be/R9TAusyVpHY
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