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Meet my long time WF Devotee, Rick McNabb of Lawrence, KS…last year he finished ONE DAY before the cut-off in the competition to climb the equivalent vert of Mt. Everest; on stairs!!

the thing is? Warrior McNabb is a survivor of a brain aneurysm…

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Big Medicine Day for feeble ilg..i re-visited after a couple of decades my old ‘office’ of Eldorado Canyon where during a decade i was engulfed in a tidal wave of sacred creation; where once i put up dozens of First Ascents which to this day, legions of rock climbers still monument my original ascents…oh, baby, have things changed since my near daily pilgrimages to this unspeakably precious crayola-colored canyon hallmarked by a clear, wild creek rushing over still tumbling (though be it in slow-motion) boulders.

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What Is It That Makes You Feel Strong?

What Is It That Makes You Feel Strong?
Sit with it for a while…

In the Tradition of Wholistic Fitness®?

Easy Answer: Working on our weaknesses make us stronger…

ilg is going to tell you s(om)ething…

i think you’re strong because you have weaknesses…as do we all…and knowing that, viscerally, is the jumping off place into Wholistic Fitness®…

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“Climbers disdain me, take cheap shots at me, but not as cheap as mine at them,”

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pic: ilg squatting 320lbs for 10 reps at a bodyweight of 138lbs while logging 80 miles running per week and capable of rock climbing 5.11 when

5.12 was the highest technical lead.

go fetch.

www.WholisticFitness.com

since 1982

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” My Daddy is up there somewhere….”

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This morning in typical New Daddy mode, i felt deeply underprepared for the hammerfest known as the Saturday Club Ride here in Durango. the route today was Citron de Duex, a favorite 48-mile test piece involving over 5,000′ of climbing. i only brought one water bottle and the only water i had…

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feeling the pre-event Chi in a big way. i’ve worked on my ‘Pranayama Pump’ each day and had some great sitting meditations trying to tame the intense emotions.

i was approached by a lone Kyrgyz cowboy after saying our Prayer. he sat beside me, took my journal, and wrote a full entry in Kyrgyz before galloping away with a wink and a wave. a Bodhisattva.

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