Archive for October, 2009

Halloween II

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on October 31 2009 Add Comments

This year, we’re open for business!  I have three bags of tasty little treats.  And you know what, I’m eating some too!  (Well a couple of them anyhow). I bought the candy this afternoon – it was nothing short of a miracle that I was able to find some.  One lucky child around 8pm will [...]

First circuit workout done

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on October 12 2009 Add Comments

Man.  That kindof kicked my ass.  I went into it looking at these “easy” exercises and figured this would be cake.  I was totally wrong – even with 45 seconds between each exercise that kicked my ass.   I can see why these circuit based workouts work! I made it through the entire thing and after [...]

First set of circuit workouts from Phat Training

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on October 9 2009 one Commented

Brandon from Phat Training sent over my first set of workouts.  I’m pretty stoked to start them next Monday.   Basically there are three days of circuits (Mon/Wed/Fri) and two days of general cardio (Tues/Thurs) which I will fill with running/cycling.     Saturday and Sunday off to recover. The circuits are an interesting concept.  Basically, you do [...]

Phat Training!

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on October 5 2009 one Commented

I’ve been struggling with the running for a while.  Pretty much the way I do things is I take something new and go with it.  Over and over.  Then I get sick of it. A few weeks ago I contacted Brandon at Phat Training.  He’s my wife’s cousin, and I saw him talking about being [...]

A new addiction – cappuccino

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on October 2 2009 2 Commented

I spent last weekend in Montreal on a business trip.  It was a good trip, stayed with an old friend and got to meet his new babby!   Managed to avoid the wine for the most part =) Sadly, I was introduced to a new form of caffeinated awesome.  Espresso based beverages – cappuccino in particular.  [...]