For many of us (at least in north america for sure) the next 7 weeks are going to be about end of year parties, feasts, get togethers, lousy gym hours, time off from work and generally being out of our 'routine'. This is when most of us fall off the proverbial diet and exercise wagon for all the reasons I just listed above and I'm sure there are many more I've … [Read more...] about What’s your diet and exercise plan for the next 7 weeks?
I start most of my days with a coffee. 2 sugars and 1 cream. Most times I don't have anything with it, just the plain ole' coffee on its own. It's quite rare for me to actually eat a full on 'breakfast'. In fact I think breakfast and the concept of the necessity for breakfast could be the single biggest fallacy and mistake that will ruin your ability to get lean and stay lean. … [Read more...] about Breakfast Schmeckfast
When I started working out I was about 16-17 years old. A buddy of mine and I both got weight sets and we worked out at each others houses in our basements. I was about 5'10 or so and 145-150lbs. I was pretty lanky, and I didn't really know what I was doing. All I knew is that I wanted to be bigger, that's it. I read bodybuilding magazines to find out how to workout (the … [Read more...] about Getting in Shape is a Process not a Destination
As you move through life it seems that progress or success is associated with concept of addition and making your life bigger. When you're young you add more friends, more social activities, more responsibilities. You go from a small school to a big school, from no job to a part time job, perhaps you add in a sport or hobby. Then you may add a relationship, and responsibility … [Read more...] about Downsizing Your Diet and Fitness Life
Over the past two weeks I have moved from my former dwelling to a new one, in between the two places I went on a 4 day excursion to watch the opening college football game in Syracuse and visit with a good friend of mine. When I got back into town my new place still needed to be furnished and outfitted with just about everything from the ground up. The point is that I spent … [Read more...] about Diet and Fitness Habits and Routines