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...

Do food choices matter? Day 12

When I was a freshman in High School I became a Lacto Ovo vegetarian. I cut out meat and fish but still consumed eggs and dairy.  I’d grown increasingly interested in nutrition and how the different macronutrients impacted energy and overall health, and I felt...

Track Everything: Day 9

In yesterday’s post I discussed how your plan can sometimes fall apart, no matter how well you prepare.  I found myself snacking on random things after we returned home from Hatcher Pass yesterday afternoon, and while nothing I ate was terrible, I didn’t...

What to do when the scale goes up: Day 6

My weight today was 176.2 LB. That’s a bit of an increase from yesterday.  When you’re doing everything right and the scale goes up, there are a few things you can do:  a. Throw a tantrum in your bathroom then spend the rest of the day overeating and...

10 idiotic things happening in the gym

If you want to make progress, please read: These nuggets of wisdom are not revolutionary but they are important. These are simple observations I have made while training in commercial and hotel gyms, as well as what the latest research supports. And of course, my own...