Category Archives: Movement

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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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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Back on the wagon

I’m finally back out there on all fours again. I think I’ve mentioned previously that I have had some long standing problems with my back which has been making training difficult, well recently I’ve been doing some more breathing work … Continue reading

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Warm-ups

A few posts ago I mentioned I had been experimenting with different types of squat and had come up with a new type that showed potential.  Well I have continued with it and have broadened out the principle into a … Continue reading

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