1. Weight training at least 4 days per week. - Check, average 5.
2. Cardio 3 days per week at least 10 minutes per session, (walk, run, bike, etc.) - 50% or accomplished in 2 weeks out of 4.
3. Lose 3-4 pounds – Check, released 4.8 pounds ... Read more
At the recommendation of my cardiologist, I underwent a sleep study last night. I should of gotten a picture of myself all wired up! It would make a great Halloween custom. Very Borg like! The strange thing is, I think I slept better last night... Read more
Hopefully this challenge will give me the kick in the pants, er.. motivation I need.
1. Weight training at least 4 days per week.
2. Cardio 3 days per week at least 10 minutes per session, (walk, run, bike, etc.)
3. Lose 3-4 pounds... Read more
The "drain and shot" seems to be holding up. The right knee is much better, even managed 30 minutes on the exercise bike. Let's hope the swelling and stiffness are gone away for awhile.
Excelsior!... Read more
Doctor drained the right knee and put in a shot of cortisone. Should be feeling better tomorrow. Got a flat after work and couldn't get the spare down from the undercarriage of the minivan. Needed Thor's mighty hammer! Called AAA and they weren'... Read more
In order to look a little more like my avatar and a little less like current self, I'm reading "Man 2.0 Engineering the Alpha: A Real World Guide to an Unreal Life: Build More Muscle. Burn More Fat. Have More Sex" . Certainly an engaging title. ... Read more
I attended a "running" seminar at a local runner's store by the name of Fleet Feet. Charlie (the store's owner) is not only a knowledgeable and experienced runner but a great guy. I always knew there had to be a right or better way to run, I jus... Read more
Strange experience during this afternoon's workout. I actually got sick to my stomach and well, I'll spare you the gory details. Haven't have that happen since high school wrestling practice some 40 years ago. Needless to say I didn't finish th... Read more
Our CEO is a big proponent of health and fitness (who over 30 isn't) and supports a number of company initiatives to support employee wellness. One of his favorite fitness events is the local Corporate Challenge ( www.cdphpwtc.com/ ... Read more
It's painfully obvious that my horrible weekend choices are destroying my successes during the week. I need to break out of this loop. I went through a similar cycle during the 2 month holiday period which has undone 3 months of work. Just trac... Read more
Well, haven't done a single thing right all week; no planning, no tracking food, and worse of all no exercise. The scale certainly reflects the facts! Just right the week off to "overcome by events". Time to dust myself off and get moving forw... Read more
I haven't written anything in a while so here goes. Just returned from spending a week with my daughter, son-in-law and grandson down in North Carolina. Needless to say the weather is a little warmer than in upstate New York! We were there to he... Read more
Thank you each and everyone for your support and kind comments on the condition of the Becker family. In the grand scheme of things turned out fine.
Mom is doing fine and her cardiologist agreed to "turn up" her pacemaker and she immediately ... Read more
Literally speaking. I have a neck issue that crops up occasionally (a couple times a year). I normally go to the chiropractor and after a few treatments I'm good to go again. Unfortunately, not this time. After 4 weeks of treatments I'm about ... Read more
"Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of myse... Read more