Week 3 Report – My Six Week Workout

The Drive Remains Strong Week 3 had thrown me some challenges to knock me off path.  Old habits presented themselves the past weekend as I made a trip out of town.    Willpower that day remained stronger, and I kept dedicated to my goals.  For once in a long time, I’m not having my Monday/Sunday … Continued

Weight Training – What’s In Your Gym Bag

Routine Creates Less Thinking Every morning or right after I get home, I add my socks, underwear, shorts, and a sleeveless shirt into my gym bag in preparation for another mid-day gym routine.  Through this routine, I occasionally forget to pack one thing or another, typically socks.  It’s a bad day when you have to … Continued

Week 2 Report – My Six Week Workout

Feeling Good Week 2 After getting my diet dialed in this past weekend, I’m feeling a bit more energized in the mornings.  I haven’t felt nearly as tired as I have some mornings in the past.  The trips to the bathroom have also been a bit more pleasant.  I can mostly say, I haven’t felt crazy … Continued

Week 1 Report – My Six Week Workout

What Are the Basics of the Workout? If you’re familiar with Max-OT training, this is similar.  It’ll be four to six repetitions with three sets.  I use low repetitions with heavy, for me, weight.  I lift four days/week with about three HIIT sessions, two directly after lifting. My warm up consists of walking at 3.5/mph … Continued

Dialing It In – Eating for my Goals

Get Direction to Meet Your Goal Rather than trying to gain muscle at the moment, I’m currently trying to cut down on the waistline a bit.  A couple of months back, I read the book Bigger Leaner Stronger.  The author provides plenty of insight on working through your goals and exactly what they should be … Continued

Recovery – A necessary pause in your routine

I Was Feeling DRAINED My last workout was a couple of Wednesday’s ago.  I followed my normal routine heading to the gym, but starting my workout I was beginning to feel uneasy.  My energy levels were lower than normal. I ran into my dad, and asked him if he wanted to lift.  I was able … Continued

The Routine – Get One

On the Daily My alarm is buzzing at 6:15 and I follow the same a routine of shower, make a high protein egg breakfast, put the dishes away from the dishwasher, collect clothes for my gym bag, brush my teeth, tell my family I love them, and head out the door.  This routine became part … Continued

5 Things that Tick Me Off in the Gym

Any hobby whether it be golf, hockey, or tennis all involve some sort of etiquette.  There is no exception at the gym. Lets face it, if you’re going to a public gym, there will be a wide range of fitness levels, ages, noobs to your most swoll bro, here are some things that tick me … Continued

Earphone Reviews – Comfort and Durability

If there’s one aspect of working out that I always need to keep me motivated, it’s my earphones.  Over the course of time, I’ve become particular on comfort and durability.  There are number of earphones that have gone through my gym bag and failed.  There are few things to meet my criteria as to whether … Continued

The Desire

Over the course of time, my body had become weak due to my sedentary life style as a programmer.  Through six jobs and ten years of programming hasn’t treated my body well. A lot of stories will tell you about former athletes or just being very active when they were younger.  It sounds the start … Continued