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March 27, 2013.
After 2 1/2 years of looking for a house that was everything we were looking for, putting in offers on a few of them only to have the deals fall apart, we were finally looking at having an offer accepted. I got the phone call while enjoying a beer at Highland Brewing's "Little Hump Spring Ale" release party. We had ordered a couple of "Bulgogi Hot Dogs" from the "El Kimchi" hot dog stand and I was going to retrieve the hot dogs when my phone rang. It was my real estate agent. Offer Accepted! We were going to be homeowners in a new one acre house on the edge of the Blue Ridge Parkway National Forest. The Mountains-to-Sea trail would be literally 200 yards out of my back door. This was going to be the best news for my running in a long time as I could come in from work, throw on some shorts and hit the trail. And as all of this was dawning on me, I slipped on the hill as I was talking to the agent and retrieving our hot dogs....and broke my leg.
Nearly 6 months later and 20 pounds heavier (yeah, alcohol was my favorite painkiller during my recuperation), I'm back to running. I broke my tibia and severely sprained my ankle. Leg is fine but I can only run 3x per week right now or my ankle flares up. Anyway, I'm also a member of a nearby gym and I want to start getting my money's worth by going in and doing some exercise on my off day. Needs to be fast (20-30 minutes of work) and keep me off my ankle. Anybody got any ideas?
7. Have fun!
(1) Regular Push Ups, (2) Tricep Push Ups, (3) Push Ups with feet elevated, (4) Pull Ups, and (5) Reverse-Grip Chin Ups.
Mix it up. All you can do in 20-30 minutes.
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