Japan, Fitness, Family, Life.

“Do more when you’re feeling good. Do less when you aren’t feeling good. Be consistent with that and it’ll all be good.” – Me

Escape From Osaka: Hiking In Minoh

Just a short train ride from the bustle and noise of downtown Osaka is a dappled, maple mountain range called Minoh. It's the perfect get-away for me when I need to step out of the craziness of the city and recharge my batteries. I try to do this hike a couple times a month with my dog, Bree, and get a bit of shinrin-yoku "forest bathing" in. This last trip out was after a major typhoon hit the Osaka region.…
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“Take the hard right over the easy wrong.”  — Kris “Tanto” Paronto, The Ranger Way

I just finished this book and the above quote from it really stood out for me. It can relate to everything from the littlest temptation to major life-changing decisions. Definitely something I’m pondering over right now.

When Japan Gives You Lemons . . . with Video

I woke up today super excited with big plans to shoot a video showcasing the outdoor circuit that I’ve been doing at Hattori Ryokuchi Park. Instead, I ended up getting kicked out of that outdoor fitness area for "safety reasons." C'mon Japan, give me some leeway!
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Bit of handstand play from the other day. https://instagram.com/p/BohBRXzh9Ji/
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Morpheus Recovery Band Initial Review

Two days ago I received the Morpheus Recovery band created by Joel Jamieson . This piece of tech tracks everything from recovery, fitness and lifestyle and so far has been pretty darn easy to do so. All you do is wear the cuff either around your forearm or calf when you do your workout/session and for 2 minutes and 30 seconds when you check your stats in the morning.
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“Who you are, what you think, feel and do, what you love – is the sum of what you focus on.” – Winifred Gallagher from Cal Newport’s book Deep Work

I love this quote and reflect on it often so that I’m still focused on being the person I want to be for myself, my family, my loved ones, and the people that count on me.

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