How To Train Yourself not to Eat Office Snacks

Office snacks are your enemy, healthy or unhealthy.  Why?  You’ve meal prepped, thought carefully you calorie intake and there it is. Cookies next to the vegetables laid out on the table.  You tell yourself, one cookie won’t hurt.  You taste one.  It’s amazing.  You take two.  Okay that’s not bad.  You take some vegetables to…

Don’t be Judgey – Vegan ways

Uh yeah.  I eat a plant based diet 95% of the time.  On occasion I eat fish.  On a special occasion, once or twice a year, I will eat a steak.  One thing I never really liked is chicken.  I’m lactose intolerant.  I love cheese.  That had too stop.  Eggs.  It wasn’t too hard to…

Transition into Health

I realized that I didn’t want to give myself a label.  Other vegans would call me a transitioning vegan. After, six months of my health declining, I knew I had to change something and it had to be for good. After 3 weeks of being vegan, I finally am not coughing, no sniffling, no difficulty…

The Training – what up?

It’s been DIFFICULT. As Ricky has gotten to know me, he has pushed, challenged, tracked, taught, and has been a relentless trainer. Although I consider myself advanced, this has been challenging.   SELF DOUBT. We all feel this way. Ricky takes me to a level that I wouldn’t have ever reached on my own. Why?…

The Best “I don’t have a gym membership”, No Equipment Exercises

Yes, I’ve heard the excuses.  You quit your gym membership.  You don’t own weights or a treadmill.  I’m going to tell you about the best compound exercises you can do on your own sans equipment.  Make a schedule.  Don’t just make it, write it in your calendar.  Every, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6:00 I…

Don’t knock’m down, bring’m up

Well Richard the guru of aerobic fitness with all his creativeness had it down pat.  He influenced millions of people to lose weight.  Did he draw attention in his ridiculous outfit?  Yes, plus he got people to move, to exercise. Has American changed for the better? Unfortunately not.  Even worse America, is heading towards a…

Ok, Ok already! I admit! I need Professional Help…

Hello Friends, It’s true… I hate to admit it… but I’ve been wrong about things.  However, that being said… trial and error need to come at your own expense.  In other words, you must experience it yourself to believe that what it is you are doing is wrong.  It’s when the chips are down and…

Exercise Equipment Tips…

Bad Equipment! Check out this article from Men’s Magazine… Hello, Safety first friends!  I’m a free weights freak so luckily none of these exercises affect me.  Unfortunately, there was a time when I used to do some of these exercises.  I never did heavy weights back then though so I’m sure it hasn’t affected me…

Define Birthday…

Birthday candles, the excuse to eat bad for one day, blown up number of your age ( what most don’t want unless you’re under 30), we count the days, the years of our life.  Why?!!! Because it’s a measurement of where we are at in life, how much time we have left, our mortality, our…

Run baby Run! If the hill could only move with me…

This hill, has tormented, challenged, tortured, fought, angered, and tested me every time and I’ve continued to run, sprint, walk and let it define me each and every time… solo, for years.  Now, I’ve got friends for the first time wanting to join me.  The challenge of having friends with me, especially with my claims,…