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DIY Muay Thai Training Camp

Are you looking for a destination to kick-start your weight loss or get a kick in a butt to get fit?  Get planning and this post will give you some information on how to do a “Do-It-Yourself” Muay Thai training camp in Vietnam. Gym:  Saigon Sports Club We were very impressed with this gym the …
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Our Lifestyle is Training Camp

We are heading up to the mountains of Chamonix, France in a few days.  There are two trail running races we signed up for and one of them is a 3 days stage race.  That is our big race this year, Ultra Tour Monte Rosa. When we first started this lifestyle, sold everything we owned …
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Two Flats Part 2

We rode along the side of Saigon River over a red bridge from Phu My Hung.  It was really lovely and no traffic at all.  Why can’t there be more places like that?  The road ended short then it was back to traffic again.  We continued on to back track to the very busy main …
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Two Flats Part 1

It’s been a while since we rode our bikes outside.  We had a lot of discussions about Doug’s injury this morning.  A lot of frustrations and bummed feeling to let out.  Injury is not fun, specially for a very active person.  He’s worried about not being able to run Trail du Tour des Fiz or …
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Time to go…

Trail du Tour des Fiz will be our first race in France before Ultra Trail Monte Rosa.  We don’t have a lot of time to be on the mountains before TDTDF because we arrive 2 weeks before the race.  We are also worried about Doug’s knees whether it will heal completely by then.  There’s still …
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Ultra Tour Monte Rosa 2016

We signed up for a stage race this year.  We qualified for the race from completing the 7 stage Manaslu Trail Run race in 2014.  This is the biggest race for us this year so far.  As we both move towards the race, there will be lots of updates on our training, preparation and everything …
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Time flies…

Rainy season arrived in Ho Chi Minh City.  The cloud bursts brought in some heavy down pours in the afternoons.  It’s been really wet outside but the city is still buzzing with honking horns from the motorbikes passing outside our apartment complex.  It’s a good relief from the heat we’ve been getting last month. We …
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Savoring The Moments

It’s been an amazing time here in Ho Chi Minh City.  The lifestyle we had in the last 5 months fits us well.  An awesome Saigon Sports Club MMA gym across from our apartment and as always, we workout a lot.  We learned and gained new friendships that will be cherished forever.  We really like …
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2017 Outlook

Time flies when making plans for almost a full year!  Doug is really excited about our future plans and it will involve a lot of mountain biking and some trail running.  Our confidence in traveling to remote places is better after a full year of ruggedness in Nepal and Ladakh, India.   2016 will soon …
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