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Update to Healthy Living 47 – Random thoughts

I have a few topics rolling around in my head I wanted to put on paper, but none of them warranted a major post at this time.  I'm using some sick time this week from work, as we have "use... Continue Reading →

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Update to Healthy Living 46: Fuel Sources and Body Re-composition

I'm about to be a lab rat. Have any of you ever played  the Sims, or Civ, or one of those games where there were slide rules?  You adjust taxes too high, then weeks later, your people riot.   Taxes... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 45: Sciencing the shit out of this

I PICK TINGS UP AND PUT DEM DOWN. We've all seen the commercials.  They are pretty hysterical.  But there's an element of science behind bodybuilding, which many like to call "bro science".  There's a lot of things this community has... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 44: Separating Fact from Bullshit

Eat before and after you workout.  Don't eat before, you should do intermittent fasting.  Don't eat after because you spike your insulin and insulin blocks fat burning.  Carbs are evil.  No, just sugar.  You need to do progressive loading to... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 43 – refocusing on strength training

I love to run.  But an overwhelming amount of evidence is telling me not to. First, I've had this conversation a few times with my trainer.  She is pretty focused on weight training, and I'm looking to (many years down... Continue Reading →

Update to healthy living 42 – To err is human!

I've never been on a cruise. People rave about them.   All of the places you visit.  The food.  The drinks.  The FOOD.  My advanced physics professor in college, Dr. Khanna, used to love telling us that every time he... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 41 – 75 pounds!!!

So yesterday I hit the scale and it was 76.6 pounds lost.  Big day for me!! I've been sharing a lot of tips/tricks on this page, and I encourage anyone to go to my main page and type in "update... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 40 – more hacks, pic updates, and “the plan”

I'm going to publicly announce my weight - for the first time. 299.4.  Ripped off the Band-Aid.  This time last year, I had hit 372.2.  So I'm rounding to 73 pounds currently. For those who aren't following, my first 2... Continue Reading →

Time vs Money?

This is a classic question.  Which do you prefer, time or money?  Choose one. I've been hearing that question on my satellite radio on a commercial for 6 months...and just recently, a few people have brought this up on my... Continue Reading →

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