Tag Archives: fitness

A journal of the day: posture

by cheri Annie Oakley, whom I intend to paint, could hold and shoot a shotgun while riding a horse. I can barely hold my 20 gauge shotgun for 2 minutes without feeling pressure on my back. Even in her older … Continue reading

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The Gym

by cheri It has been 10 months since I entered a space wholly unfamiliar to me. A space where iron clanks. I can now do ten push-ups. My biceps I can see. My triceps are another story, still hidden by … Continue reading

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Surfin Safari

by cheri One of my fitness goals is to be able to stand up on a paddle board in Hawaii and keep my balance. I’d also like to be able to pull myself back up on my board after I … Continue reading

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To the gym, I go

by cheri Today I am beginning a weight-training regimen down at a small gym at the bottom of my road. This first-time experience will go undocumented by pictures. I’m in my sixties and although I look somewhat fit, I’m not. … Continue reading

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