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Losing a third of me: Making a commitment to change

None 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

Recent 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

Some 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…

For 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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