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Week 4
Monday, May 07, 2007      1 comments

Been going strong with the new partner. Gained back at least 5 pounds. I have met my goal of ten pull ups about two months ago. My trainer challenged me to get ten back in 2006. He moved to N.M. and I took a break but I started again about 6... Read more
New work out partner
Friday, April 20, 2007      1 comments

Good day all. It's been awhile i guess. Last week I got a new work out partner. It took a long time to hook up with someone since my trainer moved to New Mexico in August of 2006. I tried working out with this guy who was in the gym at the ... Read more
Getting through another week
Friday, March 30, 2007      0 comments

Broke the old steps record. I hit 9800 steps before 8 a.m. Not sure what my toal will be today but I'm going for 30,000. I was up three pounds this morning from the day before because I loaded on carbs last night. I finally took a few days ... Read more
Breaking that plateau
Thursday, March 22, 2007      0 comments

I would fluctuate between 164 and 162 for the last few months. Wednesday I was 161.2. Not bad after I ate out a lot last week due to my birthday. I hit the scale the next day and was still reading 161.2. I really like the new scale I got b... Read more
Friday, March 16, 2007      2 comments

Good morning all. Happy Friday. Had dinner with my mother and sister last night for my birthday. Started with fried calamari and then had the surf and turf. I got home and my new scale had arrived. I was afraid to even open it after the fea... Read more
Medical issues
Friday, March 09, 2007      1 comments

Once again I am being slowed down by medical issues. I have bunions of both feet that cause painful corns between my toes. The last flair up was about 6 months ago. Corns can be incredibly painful. Since I have been going to spin class 2 to... Read more
Pedometer game
Friday, February 16, 2007      0 comments

I have been wearing my pedometer lately and it helps motivate me to take more steps. I push myself to walk more when I'm wearing it. My all time single day record was 28,000 steps. I generally get over 10,000 just at work. My job isn't very ... Read more
New training technique
Wednesday, February 07, 2007      0 comments

I always read about fitness information from various sources. They all say that you need to change up your routine every 4 to 6 weeks. I just picked up HIT. I have been doing high intensity interval training for cardio for awhile. I just n... Read more
Spinning update
Friday, January 26, 2007      0 comments

Happy Friday everyone. Hope that your week was a good one. Last week a had a bit of the stomach flu. I was able to get over the hill and dropped down to 162.5. I was able to maintain that weight all week. I was noticing in spin class when w... Read more
Spin class
Wednesday, January 17, 2007      1 comments

I have been doing this spin class for the last 4 or so moths at 5:30 a.m. It was just on Fridays but the gym expanded it to Tuesdays as well. It worked for me because I'm trying to strength train 3x per week and do cardio 3x per week. The tea... Read more
The ABs diet
Tuesday, January 09, 2007      0 comments

I got the book back in September and have been reading it. I was going to start in January. I have actually been eating the 12 power foods and have been having the 6 meals a day thing since 2006. I should make more smoothies. January 8th I s... Read more
Tuesday, January 02, 2007      0 comments

I finished 2006 strong logging in 314 days at the gym. My best year since keeping track in 2000 was 343 in 2005. I started off 2007 with a bang. My gym was open all day so I went in the morning and ran a mile on the treadmill and then lifted ... Read more
Tooth issues
Wednesday, December 27, 2006      0 comments

I am having dental problems. I was in pain all laast week and Thursday I finally broke down and made an emergency dental appointment. I had lost a filling but that wasn't the issue because the next day the pain was back. He saw me and drilled... Read more
Got sick
Tuesday, December 19, 2006      0 comments

Just a minor set back. Took a few days off work but still dragged myself to the gym. Just went in a little later than normal. Trying to catch back up at work looking forward to the holidays.... Read more
Work out partner
Monday, December 11, 2006      0 comments

I finally asked this guy at the gym who's there in the morning when I am if he wanted to work together. Saturday we finally got together and did legs. Brutal leg work out doing supersets of medium and wide stance squats maxing out at 275. I h... Read more

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