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Krav Maga Seminar - Grading - Brown Belt 3rd Stripe

I've been practicing Krav Maga for quite a few years now, and for those of you who don't know what it is, it is a non compromise self defense system. Everything is allowed, and by everything, they really mean EVERYTHING! This includes biting, ball bu...
by Robust Dad on Jan 31, 2016

Ice Skating with the Kids

The other the whole family went out to the local ice skating place. It's a school soccer field that they spray with water during the winter. Matheo and Milla got ice skates last year, so it was finally time to learn it properly.I have never been god...
by Robust Dad on Jan 18, 2016

Sledding With the Kids

It's been snowing like crazy here in Moss this last day. About 50cm of snow now, and it hasn't stopped yet. What's the best thing to do when it has snowed, besides killing yourself? Sledding, of course!The two oldest and I went outside and sledded th...
by Robust Dad on Jan 10, 2016

Testing the Skoda Octavia RS 230

I love cars, and car was literally the first word i spoke, and I've been extremely passionate about them every since. When I was two years old I could name every car that passed us, and I still can (even though it's not that impressive anymore).I am...
by Robust Dad on Jan 9, 2016

Back Workout with Nils Fredrik

Some days are more terrible than others. Doing 5x5 on deadlifts the day after straight deadlifts is one way to make a day terrible.This day I noticed that I had pushed myself a bit hard the day before, but I still managed to put in a few decent sets.
by Robust Dad on Jan 7, 2016

Day 1 - New Workout Routine

Today is the first day with the new workout routine that Nils has come up with. It's day 1, and it's already time to go heavy!When the time is right, I will share the program here on the blog. We just need to try it out first, and check that it sits...
by Robust Dad on Jan 4, 2016

2016 - The year of Robust Dad and Baketerapi

2016 will be the best year ever for the Bjerkøe family! Why is that, you might ask? Well, every year has been even more awesome that the last, so 2016 is bound to be the best so far!2015 was a good year. Short summary:We moved to Moss, closer to Liv...
by Robust Dad on Jan 1, 2016

The One With the Toy...

I think most parents agree that parenting can be quite difficult sometimes. Most days are awesome, but others can be challenging. We had one of the tough ones a few days back.We had pizza for dinner, and the kids had friends over. It was pleasant and...
by Robust Dad on Jul 15, 2015

Vacation to Spain - Part 3 - Swimming and Stuff

Swimming and sunbathing is the most important part of any vacation to a 'summer country' further south than Norway. In Norway we call this 'Syden'. Luckily we had a swimming pool very close to the apartment, and an awesome beach only a three minute d...
by Robust Dad on Jul 7, 2015

Vacation to Spain - Part 2 - Torrevieja and Flamenco Show

Being both urban and awesome, we couldn't just sit by the pool all day long. Torrevieja needed to be explored.The trip startet at the local tourist office, and Liv-Kristin and Olga made plans for the rest of the vacation. You can see that Thomas real...
by Robust Dad on Jun 30, 2015

New (Electric) Lawn Mower

Today I can brag about getting a brand spanking new lawn mower. In our case it's actually also the first lawn mower we have. You could say it took a while to get this part of the moving into order. Acquiring a lawn mower was one of the many things we...
by Robust Dad on May 16, 2015

Blog! Now in Norwegian!

Meg og barna (f.v. Matheo, Timmy og Milla)Wohoo! Finally a blog in Norwegian. Great, huh?!Well, I've had this blog in English for quite some time now; a bit over a year. Since I am Norwegian, and speak Norwegian, you might wonder how it became like t...
by Robust Dad on Feb 8, 2015

Apartment For Sale!

Nice new HTH kitchenWe are now selling our awesome apartment, and now's your chance to get it! Read all about it at FINN.no.Most of the apartment (except bathrooms) was refurbished in 2012 as part of the TV show, 'Hjelp, han pusser opp'. There's a br...
by Robust Dad on Feb 3, 2015

Getting Our Apartment Ready For Sale

Fixing the kitchenWe bought a house a couple of weeks ago, and now we need to sell our current apartment. I thought the apartment was ready for sale without doing anything, but that was not the case. The bathroom needed some paint, the living room wa...
by Robust Dad on Feb 1, 2015

Wohoo! We've bought a house!

You read it right! We have bought our own house in Moss! More specifically in Ørneveien 2. We are super excited, and will move in the 1st of May!We went to take a look at the house on Monday. The house is fairly close family in Moss, and lies almost...
by Robust Dad on Jan 14, 2015

Snow time! Sledding with the kids

We haven't really seen that much snow this winter, but it came yesterday! Full blast! We originally planned to go to Sweden to do some shopping, but because of the heavy snowfall we skipped those plans. We probably would have spent twice the regular...
by Robust Dad on Jan 11, 2015

Christmas Tree Fun

Every Christmas celebration needs a Christmas tree! I love the smell and the sight of the Christmas tree during the holidays, and it helps me get that warm and fuzzy feeling inside.The Christmas tree lotMatheo inspecting a Christmas treeWe started th...
by Robust Dad on Dec 21, 2014

The Increasing Challenge of Being a Fit Mom

Forget making excuses. If you want something in life, you can and will make it happen. As if getting the motivation, finding the time and getting out the door wasn’t challenging enough, fit moms are really facing a different challenge today. As...

Fitnessfestivalen 2014

Testing my monkey skillsI've actually never been to a fitness convention or a fitness competition! It's true! I've had a major interest in this for many years, but have never bothered to take the time to go to one of those things. This weekend I deci...
by Robust Dad on Dec 2, 2014

Chest, Arms and Abs Workout with Nils Fredrik

Nils Fredrik and I had a blast going through the chest, arms and abs today. When I arrived, Nils Fredrik was already there, bloodshot in his eyes. He had the classic Mormon hangover i.e. being dead tired. He still hasn't understood that taking large...
by Robust Dad on Nov 19, 2014


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