Category Archives: Personal

Losing a third of me: Making a commitment to change

Make a commitment to a scheduleNone of the workouts or diet tips and tricks that I’ve previously discussed could have been effective until I was willing to commit to the schedule changes and lifestyle changes necessary to support them. When I first started to think about losing weight two or three years ago, I added myself to my wife’s gym… [ Read More ]
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Losing a third of me: When to carb or not to carb

Keep your metabolism burning like a stoked fireRecent studies have begun pointing an evil finger at the carbohydrates in our lives. And I’d certainly¬†be hard-pressed to argue that processed food is not an epidemic in our modern culture. However, one of the most important points that my trainer made was that carbs as a whole are not the problem, it’s when we… [ Read More ]
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Losing a third of me: Cardio, strength, repeat, rinse

My cardio weapon of choice: Precor AMT 100iSome people will swear by cardio training, some people by lifting weights. I tend to favor cardio, but my daily routine tries to incorporate both. I typically work out for about an hour, alternating between 12-15 minutes of cardio and 10 minutes of modest strength training. During cardio, I’m pushing hard to hit 85-90% of… [ Read More ]
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100 reasons I haven’t been blogging…

199For those keeping score, it’s been about a year and a half since my last post on this site. I certainly haven’t been absent in cyberspace as my friends on Facebook and Twitter will attest, but this particular arena has been lying fallow for many reasons, most of which I am not going to discuss.¬†However,… [ Read More ]
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Yes, that’s really my name…

I had to chuckle yesterday. I was browsing through my blogroll links, checking out new posts while drinking my morning coffee. Seems like there’s always something new on Iyov’s blog, even if most of it requires more time than I have in the morning to properly digest. In any case, my eye was drawn down… [ Read More ]
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