FITNESS SHORTCUTS (there are none)

FITNESS SHORTCUTS There are none.   (Shit, this is a long one).   If you’re spending time in the gym, hoping to see a vein in your biceps or some semblance of your abs, you need to pay close attention to a bunch of stuff:   Your nutrition Your goals/desired...

Hitting plateaus: Day 38

Life has been busy and I haven’t been able to devote as much time to blogging here as I would like. That being said, everything is going well. One shift I’ve noticed this week is that I have a lot more stamina in the gym, and I’m eager to train. I...

Reflecting: Day 32

I’m happy with the progress I’m making and have been diligent about tracking my workouts and nutrition every day. I’ve been tracking my workouts in notebooks on and off over the past 16 years. If you want to get stronger, build muscle and lose body...

This is a problem: Day 28

We are staying at the Best Western hotel in Seward, Alaska, and it’s been pretty decent the past few days. My only complaint is that because of the current state of affairs in the world, they don’t serve any meals in their kitchen area. Instead, they bag...

Coasting: Day 26

Fat loss is becoming easier every day. I like to call this part of the process coasting. Everything is (mostly) effortless.  I have developed good habits around food and exercise again, and I’m seeing results. I’ve noticed that my stamina while out walking...

The benefits of being in shape: Day 23

I’m behind on regular blogging, but all is going well. I had one day of overindulgence, and it was great. Enjoyed some donuts and got back on track the following day. I don’t refer to bigger calorie intake days as “cheat days” or anything else....