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  • My Goals

    76,000 knuckle push ups...

    100 one arm push ups - each arm...

    Lift a total of 20,000,000 kg using Kettlebell's ...

    260 snatches with a 24 kg Kettlebell in 10 minutes...

    Spar 800 - 2:00 minute rounds...

    Learn a new traditional weapon...

    Break 8 patio stones with a hammer fist...

    Break 8 boards with a back kick...

    Break a wooden baseball bat...

    Do white belt - 5th dan poomse 1040 times each...

    Lose 10 pounds...

    Read one inspirational book a month...

    Reduce my carbon foot print by 40%...

    Complete 4 Community Based Leadership projects...

    Complete 52 acts of kindness...

    Write 52 motivational articles...

    Watch 100 Inspirational Videos...

    Buy only Used not New...

    Giant Killing :)...

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Day – 28

The end of January already…boy times flies when your having fun.

11:00 am – 300 push ups

Here are my totals for the month of January…

5000 knuckle pushups

– Lifted 149,970 kg

Sparred 40 rounds

– Practiced white belt to 5th dan poomse 105 times each

– Lost 6 lbs

– Completed the book “Motion Before Motivation”

Started one Community Based Project

– Completed 3 acts of kindness.

No vices or junk food.

Look out February!


Day – 27

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Facilitated a Free Kettlebell Fitness Bootcamp, I think this might qualify as an act of kindness.

I plan on doing 300 knuckle push-ups tomorrow to break 5000 for the month.

Day – 26

I finished my first book of 2010  “Motion before Motivation” by Mike Dolpies

Motion Before Motivation, The Success Secret That Never Fails is a Self-Help book grounded in reality. It’ll show you how to succeed in the world, as the world really is, not the way we all wish it was. You’ll get practical advice to achieve business and personal success.

I give this one ***** stars

My book choice for February is  “Linchpin” by Seth Godin

The bestselling author of “Tribes” and “The Dip” returns with his most powerful book yet in which he explores why some people make a difference in their fields–and others don’t.

11:00 pm – Kettlebell workout – swings, pulls, goblet squats, cleans – 21,600 kgs

Poomse tonight.

Day – 25

11:00 am – 100 push ups

12:00 pm – My sparring partner couldn’t make it to class, I’ll have to try to get 15 rounds in tonight.

3:00 pm – 100 push ups

4:00 pm – 100 push ups

7:00 pm – Managed to get in 8 rounds also managed to get in a Kettlebell workout – snatches – lifted 3840 kgs

A storm is coming tonight and tomorrow, might be a snow day.

Day – 24

Another Hump Day in the books!

10:00 am – 100 push ups

4:00 pm – Kettlebell workout, 2 handed swings, snatches & pulls – 10,800 kgs

Great classes tonight lot’s of energy from the students.

Sparring tomorrow.

Day – 23

Only 48 weeks left…WHOOHOO!

11:00 am – 100 push -ups

Getting ready to teach a lunchtime class

12:00 pm – Completed each poomse once each

5:00 pm – 100 push ups

I’m looking forward to a kettlebell workout tonight.

8:30 pm – Kettlebell workout – over eccentric swings – 2880 kgs

Day – 22

The Start of Week 4! Man times flies when you are having fun.

10:00 am – 100 push ups

12:00 pm – 100 push ups

2:30 pm – 100 push ups

5:00 pm – 100 push ups

9:00 pm – 100 push ups