Origin Maine Announces New Gorilla Weave

Photo credit: Arturo Morales Origin Maine just posted a video of Peter Roberts being interviewed about his new Gorilla Weave. It's a new weave for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) kimonos that will be more innovative than his previous Dragon Weave (axiom weave). I've felt the Axiom weave and it's amazing. I'm really curious how this Gorilla Weave will come out. Last year I

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:26+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on Origin Maine Announces New Gorilla Weave

Dempsey Challenge Wows Again

This year the Dempsey Challenge was held again in Lewison at Simard-Payne Memorial Park. On both Saturday and Sunday thousands of people gathered together to run, bike, and volunteer all in the name of The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hop and Healing. $1.3 million dollars and counting were raised this weekend from the participants. It was a magnificent event like it always is. The

By | 2016-02-01T21:08:11+00:00 July 17th, 2014|Categories: Fitness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dempsey Challenge Wows Again

Portland Runs For The Beer!

Craft Brew Races makes it’s debut in Portland, Maine tomorrow May 24th! What is Craft Brew Races? It’s a 5K race followed up by a craft beer festival with local breweries in attendance. Unfortunately, the online registration is closed as of a few nights ago but you can still show up between 4-7PM tonight at Maine Running Company OR 10AM-12:15PM tomorrow morning for on-site registration.

By | 2016-03-04T19:42:31+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Craft Beer, Everything Beer, Fitness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Portland Runs For The Beer!

My First Marathon Training: Part 2

Updated training journal time! To start, here is my current schedule (I’m trying to stick to it as much as I can) for the past 3 weeks: Sunday: Long run – 10-15 miles for right now Monday: Jiu Jitsu + 6-8 mile run Tuesday: Circuit + 4-6 mile run Wednesday: Jiu Jitsu + possible day off from running depending on how the legs feel. Thursday:

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:40+00:00 April 12th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on My First Marathon Training: Part 2

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi Review | Origins BJJ Crimson Black Tide 2014

Maine is in the forefront of innovation in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! Last year Origin BJJ made the first American made Jiu Jitsu gi, the Pro Comp 2013. I bought the white version because I needed a nice new tournament quality light competitive gi. Whom else better to buy it from than a local Maine brand, right? This year Origin BJJ has taken their gi manufacturing

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:40+00:00 April 5th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi Review | Origins BJJ Crimson Black Tide 2014

My First Marathon Training: Part 1

“If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.” – Emil Zatopek The marathon has been one of my life goals since I started to like running post high school. Throughout my life the marathon has been on the pedestal of events I wished to always accomplish. I thought the marathon was reserved for people who

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:43+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on My First Marathon Training: Part 1

Track Your Activities With Runkeeper

If you look at fitness as a science than you can study your results and build from them. Today I want to review my favorite application/website that tracks my running, walking, and biking – Runkeeper. It’s a simple concept – sign up, download the mobile app, start tracking your workouts. There is a little more to it than that but not much. The thing that

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:46+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on Track Your Activities With Runkeeper

Q5 Labs | Local Fitness Supplements

Q5 is a local supplement company based out of Maine. They make products for combat athletes who wish to keep up with the young lions even at an old age. Q5 holds true to it’s promise of using natural resources when producing their product line. Check out the line up from Q5 that I have purchased and tried for myself. I absolutely recommend all of

By | 2016-10-15T17:21:49+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Categories: Fitness|Comments Off on Q5 Labs | Local Fitness Supplements
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