Category Archives: training

Fontana Dam / AT Trailrun

Kungfu brother Jarrad & I almost met our makers yesterday. Scary shit along the AT. It was his turn to find a trail for our typical Sunday run and he found some whacked-out place at the end of “The Dragon” just past the … Continue reading

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Dominating The Smoky Mountain Chimney Tops: A Trailrunner’s Chi Expression & Method of Hard Release

    My kungfu brother & I finally had enough of our vital energies aligned to trailrun The Chimney Tops, a 2-mile, straight-up trail with large rocks & crazy roots & other true tests of the mental & physical! It … Continue reading

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IC KING OF TRAILS TRAILRACE STORY

a tale forthcoming… this story has been temporarily delayed. please enjoy the replacement.

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Summer Solifidian

With the freedom fires of summer mere days away, The Wanderer is in full control, having rigorously prepared both his body & mind for the before-mentioned glorious & well-deserved break.  The Wanderer, in total conjunction/cooperation with The Controller, has been working hard the … Continue reading

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With the Return of Warmth, the Return of Power!

The weather has finally broke, enveloping the land & air with comforting temperatures in the 70’s & 80’s. And, as promised,  motivation & power has quickly returned to The Wanderer. I’m hearing & feeling all too clearly the subtle mental prods & awesome strokes … Continue reading

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Explosiveness Through Plyometric Training

Wikipedia, generally my very 1st source for supplemental information & available references on most subjects, states that “Plyometrics is a type of exercise designed to produce fast, powerful movements, & improve the functions of the nervous system, generally for the … Continue reading

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3rd Times a Charm! The Wanderer Finally Finds The “RollerCoaster”

IN 3 PARTS…    PART I       Beginning early Friday evening & eventually petering out somewhere around Saturday afternoon, a healthy dumping of  fresh snow blanketed most of Tennessee. Minus a few dustings peppered throughout December & January, this snowfall was the 2nd significant whiting of the new year. This winter … Continue reading

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