Category Archives: fitness

Physical Fitness

Retirement Visions

With just 9 more years of the working life I find that my mind is constantly focused on my visions of retirement. What will retirement look like for me when I hit the age of 65 and can lock in … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bowflex, Hello Calisthenics

The last time I posted to this blog was way back in May. Yes, it has been a busy summer for sure and certain changes that I am making in different area’s of my life. If you read many of … Continue reading

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Month of May Full Resistance Challenge

It seems like weeks have past since I last had the opportunity to write a post so let me give just a small update on the progress I have been making. I am still eating a Whole 30 diet each … Continue reading

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A Whole Life

Slowly and carefully I am taking small steps towards going from a Whole 30 diet to a Whole 30 Lifestyle. I suppose you can say I am trying to create a Whole Lifestyle. With new born excitement about not just … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible for my Health?

After completing the whole 30 I have been carefully contemplating what would be next for me. Do I mess around with foods from my past that may be OK to eat or should I simply keep doing what is working … Continue reading

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The End of The Whole 30 brings New Beginnings

So I completed The Whole 30 and have seen tremendous results. Since then I have been staying pretty much on track other than having a few bottles of beer after work. No problem right? Well Houston, let me tell you, … Continue reading

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Successfully Completed the 30 days of The Whole 30

Here we are at the completion of the 30 days of living The Whole 30 lifestyle. One whole month of eating a low carb high nutrient diet and the results are amazing. I dropped 15.8 lbs. overall and my morning … Continue reading

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Feeling Better

Being sick for the last three days wasn’t very fun but today I am feeling much better and am ready to get my body moving again. I have noticed that my morning glucose readings have been slowly creeping back up … Continue reading

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It’s still Raining and I have a Cold

While I am making great progress and have been sticking to the principles of eating The Whole 30 diet and practicing a daily exercise regimen I find myself suffering from a cold. Today will mark day number three where I … Continue reading

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The Art of Building Muscle and Recovery

So yesterday was shoulder day and I decided that it was high time I brought my workout routine up to the next level. I increased the weight on all circuits and brought each set to the maximum I could do. … Continue reading

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