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Fitness Writing, Part V

My first bike was a 5-speed Schwinn. The gear shift was in the middle with a big black knob on the end. Banana-type seat. Later, I had a ten speed which I outgrew. In Oskaloosa, I had, for a short time, a three speed several decades old, complete with a headlight. Unfortunately, I kept it in the laundry room and someone stole it. Now I have a ten speed that is just a bit small for me, but it works.Earlier this summer, I…See More
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"Cool. Always interested in chatting with fellow martial artists."
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Fitness Writing, Part IV

I went out for track in both junior high and high school. I never placed in any of my races. I went out for basketball as a junior in high school but the first warm up made my legs hurt for three days.I'm not a fast runner but I've built up the endurance through taekwondo and through persistence.I break down my running exercises into two categories. Intervals and distance.IntervalsThis is build stamina. My normal…See More
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Fitness Writing, Part III

We now return this blog to its regularly scheduled program. lolThis was my main thrust at the Sisters in Crime meeting. I discussed my fitness regimen, how I workout. Then I related those workouts to writing. So, let's spend a few weeks on just this aspect.I discussed my workout regimen in that I have a lottery system that determines what I do from day to day (or day to the day after tomorrow or the day after that,…See More
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Fitness Writing, Part II

I think of Means as part of the cop phrase, “The suspect had means, motive, and opportunity.” I take it and revise it just a bit so that Means includes preparation, opportunity, and follow up.PreparationWhen it comes to fitness, you have to prepare for the workout. This includes cardio work to get the heart pumping. Proper warmup starts with cardio. You need the heart going and the blood pumping, the sweat forming,…See More
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Fitness Writing, Part I

Ten days before July meeting of my local (and only Iowa branch of) Sisters in Crime I was asked by the chapter president to assist with the presentation. In previous meetings, we've were visited by a law enforcement officer, a wonderful woman who self published a couple books, and other wonderful presenters. In July, though, K. didn't have anybody scheduled so she asked me if I wanted to share the two hour…See More
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Scammed, Part II

Good day,I am very grateful for the interest you have shown in my plight and I want to assure you that you will be greatly rewarded for what you have chosen to do. Although we are just knowing and communicating with each other for the first time but I believe that our heavenly father has directed me to you as I have already prayed and searched over the internet a long time for assistance before I saw your profile on…See More
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Scammed, Part I

Hello,This message may be coming to you as a surprise but I need your help.Few days back we made an unannounced vacation trip to Kiev Ukraine.Everything was going fine until last night when we were mugged on our way back to the hotel.They Stole all our cash,credit cards and cellphone but thank God we still have our lives and passport.Another shocking is that the hotel manager has been unhelpful to us for reasons i…See More
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I'm a Fifth Degree Black belt in taekwondo. I have my own martial arts club. I am the author of two ebooks being published by Echelon Press. I am also an editor as well as the Marketing Director for Short stories
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Ellery Queen, Erle Stanley Gardner, Doctor Who, S. King, H.P. Lovecraft, Lee Child, Janet Evanovitch, many others
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CSI, Castle, Law and Order, wrestling

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Fitness Writing, Part V

biking My first bike was a 5-speed Schwinn. The gear shift was in the middle with a big black knob on the end. Banana-type seat. Later, I had a ten speed which I outgrew. In Oskaloosa, I had, for a short time, a three speed several decades old, complete with a headlight. Unfortunately, I kept it in the laundry room and someone stole it. Now I have a ten speed that is just a bit small for me, but it…

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Posted on September 13, 2014 at 12:03am

Fitness Writing, Part IV

Running I went out for track in both junior high and high school. I never placed in any of my races. I went out for basketball as a junior in high school but the first warm up made my legs hurt for three days.

I'm not a fast runner but I've built up the endurance through taekwondo and through persistence.

I break down my running exercises into two categories. Intervals and…

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Posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:02pm

Fitness Writing, Part III

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We now return this blog to its regularly scheduled program. lol

This was my main thrust at the Sisters in Crime meeting. I discussed my fitness regimen, how I workout. Then I related those workouts to writing. So, let's spend a few weeks on just this aspect.

I discussed my workout regimen in that I have a lottery system that determines what I do from day to day (or day to…

Continue

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:30pm

Fitness Writing, Part II

I think of Means as part of the cop phrase, “The suspect had means, motive, and opportunity.” I take it and revise it just a bit so that Means includes preparation, opportunity, and follow up.

prepare pic Preparation

When it comes to fitness, you have to prepare for the workout. This includes cardio work to get the heart pumping. Proper warmup starts with cardio. You need the heart going and…

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Posted on August 15, 2014 at 8:09pm

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At 9:45am on September 7, 2014, Rick Taylor said…
Thanks for the add!
At 5:16am on January 13, 2013, pamilar said…

Hello, Am Pamilar, I really want to have a good friendship with you. i have something i want to discuses with you. You can get back to me, directly to my e-mail. frpamilar@yahoo.co.uk

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At 3:54am on November 14, 2010, Richard M. Rolfsness said…
Glad to have another friend looks like you like martial marts to.
At 11:40pm on November 6, 2010, Margot Justes said…
Hi Stephen,
Thank you for the friendship.
Margot
www.mjustes.com
 
 
 

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