Charles Atlas Day 28

Chapter 4 is underway and my stomach hurts.  The Charles Atlas nine-exercise ab workout is surely just as tough as any Hip Hop Abs or P90X infommercial would boast.  I also just experienced the first exercise that I cannot do – the equivalent of a gymnast doing an “L Sit” on an armchair.  Not only am I…

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A new bar with Avatar

Spoiler Alert:  This blog will reveal plot elements of the movie.  Then again, if you’ve seen Dances with Wolves, Pocahontas or Fern Gully, you’ve already seen some of the plot elements anyway.  So what?  If we banished movies based on borrowed plot elements, the theaters would be empty. Seeing James Cameron win a Golden Globe…

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Charles Atlas Day 5

Five days into the Atlas program.  It’s definitely NOT easy, and I’m doing my best to follow the instructions to the letter.  I’m putting pep, punch, vigor, vim and snap into every movement. The toughest advice Atlas gives is not an exercise.  He says you must get right up out of bed immediately when you…

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