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Been Preoccupied .....
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      1 comments

I think this happens to all of us from time to time. For me right now work is what's front and center of my preoccupation. They are closing down manufacturing (for the most part) at the IBM plant I work at. Now don't get me wrong, for me persona... Read more
Don't beat yourself up over a missed workout
Thursday, January 30, 2014      2 comments

Wow this is so easy to do ! You miss a workout because of "life". Let's face it things in life do mess up our best laid plans from time to time. You what ? It is what it is and we have to get past it. Missing a workout is Not the end of the... Read more
P90X cardio X vs Power 90 cardio Intervals
Monday, January 27, 2014      1 comments

After doing Cardio X this morning I though a comparison was in order. Now I fist want to say that neither workout is bad. Any workout you do is better than no workout at all and both of these are way above the nothing at all point ! First o... Read more
Weight Training for me .....
Saturday, January 25, 2014      1 comments

I really appreciate the comments on my last blog post. But I think I need to clear things up a little. I'm 56 years old and have no intentions on really bulking up, building up a lot of mass if you will. I've never been nor have I ever had any i... Read more
Day 3 of Elite Men's Guide Weight Training workouts
Friday, January 24, 2014      3 comments

Well I have to say so far I'm fairly impressed with these workouts. Of course like any workout you get out of it what you put into it. So you need to be lifting heavy. I know not everyone wants to lift heavy and build bulkier muscles, but that's... Read more
New weight Trraining journey
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

Well today was cardio and abs day. First up was abs and I have no specific ab workout that I do regularly. My ab and lower back or core workouts are a mish mash of exercises that I change from one time to the next. Generally I spend about 20 min... Read more
New Weight Training Program
Monday, January 20, 2014      0 comments

Wow it's been a long time since I made a blog entry. I'm going to try and discipline myself to be much more regular with making entries here. Anyway ...... This morning I started a new weight training program i found at a web site called el... Read more
First official 5K
Sunday, June 23, 2013      1 comments

Man it's been forver since I made a post here, but I thought I should for this. Yesterday I ran in my first official 5K race. Now I workout all the time and running is a part of my program, but really I've been a casual runner. But I though this... Read more
Whacky Heart Rate montor readings
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      1 comments

One of my Spark friends posted a status that she was having trouble with weird readings on her Heart Rate Monitor. Now she solved her problem another way. But I have the problem of getting erratic readings on my HR monitor. Here's the best solut... Read more
Back in the gym .... Finally !
Monday, December 03, 2012      1 comments

Well it's been a week since I got started back to the gym. After I think, a 7 week hiatus getting my lower back healed up. Had to join Healthy Living at Mayo as WOW at least for the Holidays is closed from midnight to 5 am. My wife and I are a... Read more
Weight management challenges
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      1 comments

Up 3 pounds from last week. This part has always been the hardest part for me, maintaining when I reach my weight goal. At least at the start of the maintenance phase. It usually takes be a little while to fall into the the correct food and eati... Read more
Weight vs Looks
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      3 comments

This morning I was reading another members blog entry about a similar subject. Hers was more to the point of how she responds to people when they ask questions or comment about her weight loss. I really liked her blog entry, but it motivated me... Read more
Punta Cana was great, now back to reality !
Sunday, February 26, 2012      0 comments

Well my bride and I had a great time in the Dominican Republic. The RIU (All inclusive) resort was over the top. Our room was fantastic as was the hotel staff and the food. The food was out of this world, particularly the fresh fruit. I never co... Read more
Age or get old
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      1 comments

My age ? Ask my wife I don't keep track, life is too short to be worried about numbers in my mind they are meaningless. As long as you keep track you keep getting old and eventually give up sit down, waste away waiting to die. So forget the numb... Read more
Concerned about over exercising and too little rest
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

This blog entry is not about me, but rather it's about other Sparkpeople members whose blog entries I have read recently. I'm finding a disturbing pattern and that is as the titles says too much exercise and not enough rest or recovery time time... Read more

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