Not as sore as I thought I would be. That is a good thing.
I had tried to get back into regular workouts at my karate school (dojo) several times over the years and I needed to get my blood pressure under control. I just didn’t know it at the time. When I would try to start, even one workout made me “pay” for days.
I try to have at least one salad as a meal per day. I think that is quieting my body inflammation in general. This is a “must” for doing karate at my age.
Just about daily:
walking 8000-10,000 steps
push-ups from the knees and a few full push-ups……on the fists with wrists straight, arms tight like I am squeezing a grape in my armpit.
weekly Chiropractic care
This is stuff I have been doing for a while and I think it has prepared me to return to the dojo. I like the dynamic on the mat. Encouraging. It feels good to work out with a group. Karate; a mind and body experience!
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