TKD Patterns and Heart Rate

I’m still working through my martial arts patterns – the Chang-Hon (ITF) set of Taekwondo patterns as I nurse my somewhat sore lower back.  This is a result of not warming up properly before doing my morning stretches.  I wrote a post where I stated that I started doing these again a few months ago.   I mentioned in my other post that I also had … Continue reading TKD Patterns and Heart Rate

Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part Two

Here are a few more hikes that you can do with a little one. Mt. Wachusett – Princeton, MA. The closest real “mountain” to Boston.  Well, it looks like a mountain at least.  All trails on Wachusett are pretty short being in the one or two mile range.  I suggest taking the West Side Trail from West Princeton Road to the summit.  There is a little … Continue reading Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part Two

Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part One

Having a little one doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy the great outdoors.  I have outlined some great short hikes in the New England area that offer a great experience for those with infants or very small children.  My wife and  I were taking my son out hiking after he was able to hold his head up which was sometime in the three to … Continue reading Dad’s Guide to Kid Friendly Hikes – Part One