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Body Mechanics – Hand and arm position

WOW… so I’ve had a comment from a real live actual reader, which included a request for elaboration on my ideas about body mechanics for quadrupedal motion. So here goes, this will actually be a series of posts on different … Continue reading

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Timetrial 3

I did another time trial today. 44.26 seconds for 100 metres. Knocking off another 9 seconds in two weeks isn’t too bad. I figure I could probably outrun a biped toddler now 🙂

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Walking Gorilla

Well if this gorilla can learn to walk upright, it give me hope that I can learn to walk (and run) on all fours. Notice that stiff awkward looking back as he walks around? Remind you of any humans much?

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Collapse

My wrist gave way today for the first time in… I can’t remember how long. It was while I was doing kongs. I thought my wrists were pretty strong from my kung fu training, but I guess not strong enough … Continue reading

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Leaps and bounds

I had another training session today which included some ‘kongs’. On my last set I built up to stretching out and getting airborne before my hands touched and then bringing my feet up again. They weren’t huge reaches – maybe … Continue reading

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Timetrial 2

I did another time trial today. 53.69 seconds for 100 metres. Ok so it wasn’t hard to beat my last one, but cutting my time in half in just over a week is a pretty impressive improvement. Now I just … Continue reading

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Kongs…

I had a really good training session this morning. When I say training session, these sessions aren’t long, the idea is to gradually adjust my body mechanics and habituate myself to the new mechanics. I have found too much work … Continue reading

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Drifting along above the earth…

I started to bring my legs a little more under my body today and found that I naturally broke out into a gentle canter. It felt quite amazing, as if I was floating above the earth, my fingertips and balls … Continue reading

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Time trial

Ok, so I did a time trial today. The distance was 100 metres, actually I think it is probably more like 105 or 110 metres, but close enough to 100 metres for now. My time was 2minutes 2.10seconds. Blistering fast … Continue reading

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White meat

I had an interesting conversation with a friend the other day about why chicken breast meast is white and the leg meat is brown. He said it is because most chickens don’t fly the breast meat is used very little … Continue reading

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