Mountain Climbing in Antarctica, Part 1

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Eighteen of us are tightly packed toward the cockpit of a Hercules C-130 aircraft, bracing for a landing that the pilot has never tried. Below us is the most unbelievable and surreal sight that I’ve witnessed. We are about to touch down at Patriot Hills, Antarctica, withOUT skis on the landing gear of this massive plane. The pilot informs us that he’s bringing the temperature of the plane down, so we can get “used” to Antarctica. Fear not, however, there’s currently a heat wave at 8 degrees below zero with calm winds. The plane bounces then violently shakes around as we slide on the ice for what seems like miles. Amazingly, we make it, unscathed. (more…)

How can I Tone my Body Part 2

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3. Prone Single Leg Lift
Targeted muscles: back of legs and buttocks
Lie on your stomach.
Lift the entire right leg, from the hip down, off the floor.
Return to resting position and repeat with left leg.
Begin with one set of 10 to 15 repetitions for each leg.
Increase by one to two repetitions per week, building up to 30 reps.
Add a second set after one month of performing 30 reps.