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Kung Fu in China Weeks Thirty-Five and Thirty-Six

CHINA | Mon, 28 Apr 2014 | By korric | Views [629] | Comments [4]

When I first arrived at Kunyu Shan, there were a few students that really impressed me with some of the feats they did. They seemed to push themselves and do things that were physically very challenging just for the intrinsic challenge of doing so. I ... Read more >

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Kung Fu in China Weeks Thirty-Two and Thirty-Three

CHINA | Mon, 14 Apr 2014 | By korric | Views [608] | Comments [2]

"If you don't love bubblewrap, you're dead inside." - Kirsten from Denmark I am 5'11"/180cm, and was 180lbs/82kg when I arrived at Kunyu Shan. My goal was to hit 160lbs/72kg. I weighed myself on 3/26. I was 71kg/157lbs, so I celebrated by eating a Snickers ... Read more >

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The Countdown Begins

USA | Mon, 2 Dec 2013 | By eatwelltraveloften | Views [242]

There are officially 42 days left until I depart on my European adventure and words don't describe how excited/nervous I am. During these next few weeks I will continue to work and save money for my travels, figure out what I need to do in order to get ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, bucket list, goals, inspire, life, love, strive

Kung Fu in China Weeks Five and Six

CHINA | Mon, 30 Sep 2013 | By korric | Views [778] | Comments [4]

After one month here, there was certainly a measurable difference in my flexibility. I believe my strength and endurance have also increased, but these are more difficult to measure. I don't know how much more I can expect before I plateau for a time, ... Read more >

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Kung Fu in China Week Three: Coal Haulin'

CHINA | Sun, 8 Sep 2013 | By korric | Views [831] | Comments [2]

This week I added the optional Tai Chi and Qigong classes. These add another 2 hours to my daily training, but they aren't as physically demanding as the rest of the training. Mentally, however, the exercises in Tai Chi can be difficult for me to coordinate ... Read more >

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