Mens sana in corpore sano

Recent or special activities

  • Rock climbing (photos coming)
  • Swimming (training data)
  • Slack-lining (photos coming)
  • Yoga
  • Diving in Belgium, France and Indonesia (photos and videos coming, diving profile data still to add)
  • Hiking in Colombia and Indonesia (photos coming)
  • Skydiving in France

Meditation

To update with the class in Brussels and podcasts.

See Meditation.

Swimming

Statistics by session See the more up-to-date version

Objective set before the session reached.

  • paddles used.
  • fins used.
  • swimming board used.
  • next objective? 2700m consider instead time/distance (e.g. 5min for 400m)
  • 22/01/2012 : unrecorded distance (with Paola)
  • 11/01/2012 : 1400m
  • 08/01/2012 : 1000m
  • 14/07/2011 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 16/03/2011 : unrecorded distance
  • 08/03/2011 : unrecorded distance
  • 09/02/2011 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 25/01/2011 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 21/01/2011 : unrecorded distance
  • 18/01/2011 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 14/12/2010 : 2000m = 1000m breast, 1000m back
  • 23/11/2010 : 1500m = 750m breast, 750m back (with Sylvain)
  • 19/11/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 15/11/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 11/11/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 08/11/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 05/11/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 28/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 25/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 22/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 20/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 18/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 11/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 07/10/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 29/09/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 16/09/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 01/09/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Guerrique)
  • 19/08/2010 : unrecorded distance (Bretagne)
  • 15/07/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 09/07/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Alexandre in Bordeau)
  • 29/06/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Sylvain)
  • 18/06/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 15/06/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 04/06/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 31/05/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 25/05/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 18/05/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 07/05/2010 : unrecorded distance (Lehon)
  • 03/05/2010 : 2500m (Dinard, salty water)
  • 29/04/2010 : unrecorded distance (San Giuliano Terme)
  • 26/04/2010 : unrecorded distance (San Giuliano Terme)
  • 23/04/2010 : unrecorded distance (San Giuliano Terme)
  • 21/04/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 19/04/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 16/04/2010 : 2100m = 700m breast, 700m back, 700m free
  • 12/04/2010 : 1600m = including 1000m flutter kick
  • 10/04/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 08/04/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 06/04/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 03/04/2010 : 2100m = including 1000m flutter kick
  • 01/04/2010 : unrecorded distance including 500m flutter kick
  • 30/03/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 22/03/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 17/03/2010 : 2100m = 700m breast, 700m back, 700m free
  • 15/03/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 13/03/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 11/03/2010 : unrecorded distance (with Guerrique)
  • 09/03/2010 : unrecorded distance
  • 18/02/2010 : 1800m (with Sylvain)
  • 12/02/2010 : 1600m (with Sylvain)
  • 10/02/2010 : 1400m (with Sylvain)
  • 08/02/2010 : 1200m (with Sylvain)
  • 05/02/2010 : 1000m (with Sylvain)
  • 29/12/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 26/12/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 24/12/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 22/12/2009 : 1500m
  • 18/12/2009 : 1600m
  • 02/12/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 25/11/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 12/11/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 29/10/2009 : unrecorded distance
  • 07/10/2009 : 2000m = 2 x (300m breast, 300m back, 400m free)
    • testing a geometry method to keep track of the distance (each set is triangle)
  • 05/10/2009 : 1800m = 2 x (300m breast, 300m back, 300m free)
  • 30/09/2009 : 1500m
  • 28/09/2009 : 1300m
  • 25/09/2009 : 1100m
  • 23/09/2009 : 1000m = 200m dolphin kick, 200m breast, 200m free, 400m back
  • 07, 08 and early 09 2009 activity break (travelling+pool closed)
  • 19/06/2009 : 2000m = 300m breast, 500m fins, 300 free, 500m fins, 400m
  • 15/06/2009 : 2000m = 300m free, 300 breast, 1000m fins, 400m
  • 11/06/2009 : 1600m = 200m free, 200 breast, 800m fins, 300m , 100m free

Check according to WolframAlpha how much calories and oxygen 2500m/h uses a 85kg male.

Timetable

Piscine BrossoletteJoursPiscine Caneton
12 h 13 h 30 et 19 h 30 21 h 45Lundi12 h 13 h 30
12 h 13 h 30Mardi12 h 13 h 30 et 19 h 30 21 h 45
12 h 13 h 30Mercredi12 h 16 h 30
12 h 13 h 30Jeudi12 h 13 h 30 et 19 h 30 21 h 45
12 h 13 h 30 et 19 h 30 21 h 45Vendredi12 h 13 h 30
9 h 30 13 h et 14 h 18 hSamedi9 h 13 h et 14 h 18 h
9 h 30 13 hDimanche9 h 13 h et 14 h 18 h

Core muscle

several gym sessions missing

  • 02/06/2012 : gym (rowed for 30min at level 15, also several times in previous time and now)
  • 18/05/2012 : gym
  • 15/05/2012 : gym (with Arturo and Elio)
  • 07/05/2012 : gym (with Arturo)
  • 23/10/2011 : 20c 10p 20c 10p 20sc
  • 29/05/2011 : 20c 10p 20c 10p
  • 25/11/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 26/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 19/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 07/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 06/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 03/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 02/09/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 30/08/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 27/08/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 26/08/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 19/07/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 18/07/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 17/07/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 14/07/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 30/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 26/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 25/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 24/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 21/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 19/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 16/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 14/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 11/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 10/06/2010 : 20c 10bh 20p 20c 10bh 20p
  • 09/06/2010 : 20c 20sc 20c 20sc 10bh 10p 10sh 10p 10sh
  • 07/06/2010 : 20c 20sc 20c 20sc 10bh 10p 10sh 10p 10sh
  • 06/06/2010 : 20c 20sc 20c 20sc 10bh 10p 10sh 10p 10sh
  • 05/06/2010 : 20c 20sc 20c 20sc 10bh 10p 10sh 10p 10sh
  • 03/06/2010 : 20c 20sc 20c 20sc 10bh 10p 10sh 10p 10sh
    • techniques revision
  • 01/06/2010 : 2*25c 25bh 2*(25+20)cc 2*25bsh 2*25p
  • 30/05/2010 : 2*20c 20 breathings hold (bh) 2*(20+20)cc 2*20bsh 3*15p
  • 29/05/2010 : 35c hold 2*(20+15)cc 2*15 breathings side hold (bsh) 2*20p
  • 27/05/2010 : 30c hold 2*30cc 2*side hold 2*15p
  • 26/05/2010 : 25c hold 2*25cc 2*side hold 25p
  • 24/05/2010 : 20c hold 2*20cc 2*side hold 20p
  • 23/05/2010 : 15c hold 2*15cc 2*side hold 15 pumps (p)
  • 22/05/2010 : 10 crunches (c) 10 cross crunch (cc) of each side some gaining with elbows on the mattress 10 side gaining on each side
  • 21/05/2010 : 15min of obliques (different exercises)

To do

  1. Find exercises useful for swimming and skating
  2. understand the breathing technique
  3. add proper exercises names (eventually their videos)
  4. poirier
  5. gaining for streamlined swimming

Inline Skating

  • 26/10/2011 : ~1h on wet asphalt and slightly steeper surface
  • 24/10/2011 : ~1h including a small race
  • 21/10/2011 : ~1h faster pace
  • 19/10/2011 : ~1h on wet asphalt and irregular surface
  • 17/10/2011 : ~1h skiing style
  • 14/10/2011 : ~45min mostly on turn stop
  • 14/05/2010 : training with Sylvain on braking

Running

Statistics by session (no chronological order)

Note that dates and average speed per point should be added. Also plots are generated from the command line now but are unfortunately still not interactive or automated (dedicated data page fetch through ?action = source + exec). The regression should also be dated to display evolution over time.

  • 26/01/2012 : 70min
  • 19/01/2012 : 60min
  • 12/01/2012 : 40min
  • 29/09/2012 : 20min
  • 25/09/2012 : 20min
  • 23/09/2012 : 20min
  • 21/09/2012 : 20min
  • 01/06/2012 : 60min, 8km
  • 20/05/2012 : 60min, 8km
  • 18/05/2012 : ~15min, 1.5km
  • 15/04/2012 : ~20min, ?km
  • 08/04/2012 : ~20min, ?km
  • 07/04/2012 : ~20min, ?km
  • 23/03/2012 : ~20min, ?km
  • 18/03/2012 : ~20min, ?km
  • 25/02/2012 : ~15min, ?km
  • 10/12/2011 : ~20min, 3km
  • 05/12/2011 : ~30min, 5km
  • 29/11/2011 : ~30min, 5km
  • 24/11/2011 : ~30min, 4km
  • 09/11/2011 : ~30min, 5km
  • 05/11/2011 : ~35min, ?km
  • 29/09/2011 : ~60min, ~10km
  • 22/09/2011 : ~60min, ~10km
  • 19/09/2011 : ~10min, ~2km
  • 11/09/2011 : ~30min, 2km
  • 10/09/2011 : ~15min, 2km (with Paola)
  • 06/09/2011 : ~20min, ?km
  • 04/09/2011 : 40min, ?km (with Sylvain and Audrey)
  • 31/08/2011 : 25min, 4km
  • 26/08/2011 : 45min, ~6km (with Sylvain and Audrey)
  • 24/08/2011 : 45min, 5.75km (with Sylvain and Audrey)
  • 21/08/2011 : ~25min, ?km (started with Lea and Gilbert)
  • 16/08/2011 : ~?min, ?km (8AM)
  • 12/08/2011 : ~25min, ?km (started with Lea and Gilbert)
  • 10/08/2011 : ~15min, ?km
  • 02/08/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola, 4x1min sprints)
  • 01/08/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola, 4x1min sprints)
  • 31/07/2011 : 17min, 3km
  • 28/07/2011 : ?min, ?km
  • 25/07/2011 : 27min, 5.0km
  • 23/07/2011 : 40min, 7.0km (with Sylvain)
  • 16/07/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 13/07/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 10/07/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 08/07/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 06/07/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 19/06/2011 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 15/06/2011 : 11min, 2.1km (8am)
  • 06/06/2011 : 11min, 2.1km (8am)
  • 03/06/2011 : ?min, 2.1km (with Paola)
  • 30/05/2011 : 11min, 2.1km (8am)
  • 28/05/2011 : 11min, 2.1km (7am)
  • 27/05/2011 : 11min, 2.1km (7am)
  • 26/05/2011 : 12min, 2.1km
  • 22/05/2011 : 12min, 2.1km
  • 22/04/2011 : ~20min, ~2km (with Paola)
  • 01/04/2011 : <20min, 3km (with Paola)
  • 29/03/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 26/03/2011 : <20min, 2.7km (with Paola)
  • 24/03/2011 : ?min, 2.4km (with Paola)
  • 22/03/2011 : ?min, 2.5km (with Paola)
  • 20/03/2011 : ?min, 2.0km (with Paola)
  • 18/03/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 14/03/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 13/03/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 14/02/2011 : ?min, ?km
  • 11/02/2011 : ?min, ?km
  • 07/02/2011 : ?min, ?km
  • 05/02/2011 : ?min, ?km
  • 02/02/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 30/01/2011 : ?min, ?km (with Paola)
  • 26/10/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 28/09/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 21/09/2010 : 15min, 3.0km
  • 17/09/2010 : 19min, 4.1km
  • 11/09/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 08/09/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 01/09/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 31/08/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 28/08/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 23/08/2010 : ?min, 3km (with Lea and Gilbert)
  • 18/08/2010 : ~25min, 4.5km (Plouer to Langrolay)
  • 07/08/2010 : ~15min, ?km
  • 06/08/2010 : ~15min, ?km (with Gilbert)
  • 0?/08/2010 : ~15min, ?km
  • 20/07/2010 : 30min, 5.1km (with Sylvain)
  • 16/07/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 13/07/2010 : 10min, 2.1km
  • 12/07/2010 : 11min, 2.1km
  • 20/06/2010 : 10min, 2.2km
  • 13/07/2009 : 15min, 2.5km
  • 15/07/2009 : 19min, 3.0km
  • ~4 other sessions during the same period
    • unrecorded distance and time

See also

Martial arts

  • creativity is useful even in such a fast-paced context
    • not limited to strategical and tactical preparation
      • the actual confrontation is a result of such previous phases, real-time execution of previous decisions that decided of the contextual closure (environment, number of opponents, time allocated, resources available, ...)
    • without a unpredicted move advantage is most likely limited to skills (power, speed, technique)
    • leveraging whatever resources as tool in whatever the situation might be toward one single goal

See also details later on regarding balance and the provoked loss of balance of an opponent

Lessons

  • Cramp
    • By having nervous system stimulated just make the crampi muscle feel the external sharp pain to pass the cramp
    • potassium and calcium is to avoid such problems, there are tablets in stores , buy and eat as its suggested doze
    • Cramp on Wikipedia
    • Chow Line: Potassium-rich foods deter muscle cramps, Sharron Coplin, 2003
  • balance
    • spine
      • not just yourself but others, thus in confrontational situations too
        • there can be no powerful impact without strong resistance
          • if you break your opponent balance there can be no damage done to you
            • if you can predict the strike you can know where the balance is thus how to break it
      • "One must first learn to control oneself before attempting to harmonize and control others." Principles of Aikido by Seidokan Aikido
      • your own physical backbone, like the structural walls of a building
    • not just to learn how to maintain but also to learn how to lose
      • learning how to walk, as this is not an innate process
      • swim
      • dance
    • Inspired by
      • Walk back from the pool
      • Using PostureMinder
      • Watching talks cognitive efficiency mentioning the right position of the spine

Exiting databases of video recording/data sets/models/... of fighting techniques processed through machine learning to be used on humanoid robots.

See also

To do

  • find the speed over time (thus distance) for each swimming style as a schema
    • compare with kinetic energy
  • Tracks4Bikers GPS Tracks for bikers and outdoor activities
    • Find, view or build GPS tracks for your bike rides
  • EveryTrail GPS Travel Community, Share your GPS Tracks, Geotag your photos
  • SportLogger the endurance sport training log on the web to use with your GPS tracks
  • consider moving or adding tracking websites to Trips
  • http://www.nageurs.com/
  • monthly (or simply periodic) bottleneck
    • weekly exercise
      • theoretical explanations on why it matters
      • visual description on how to solve it