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Hit a few goals last week
Monday, July 11, 2011      3 comments

Happy to have been focused on my program and progressing nicely. A few months ago, I set a few goals on weights that I would like to reach. Some I have met and some surpassed. I have been placing priority on my lower body. Open Sq... Read more
Squatting by Sean Nalewanyj
Sunday, June 26, 2011      2 comments

I had to post this because this is, in my opinion, the BEST description of how one should attack weight training. The current program I follow is one by Sean Nalewanyj. This guy is amazing, and using his program I have been able to make some pre... Read more
The foundry
Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

Do not Break and do not waiver, Personal victory is yours to savor. Do not back down from those iron plates what I want hear is "add MORE weight". Progress can only BEGIN after every LAST step TRUE growth develops after that very last ... Read more
Let Loose the Moose "Antlers pose"
Friday, September 17, 2010      5 comments

So - I am a moose following the herd at the moment. Some of my Spark buddies have a similar pose, and as to not be left out of the brotherhood, I am posting my picture. I call it my Antler pose. Call it what you like. This will be considere... Read more
Reasons to eat?
Thursday, September 16, 2010      7 comments

I was just thinking the other day about how my eating habits are evolving. It dawned on me that having fitness goals is the best way for me to control my eating. While I don't plan things out a week in advance yet, I do consciously make choices ... Read more
Finally found a way I like Sweet Potatoes
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      3 comments

I have been continually looking for a way to eat sweet potatoes with no luck. Until now!! There is a brand of Sweet Potato Fries that are flavored with chipotle pepper seasoning. I had some for lunch with steak and they are addicting. The only... Read more
The Moose is breaking loose......including P90X now
Friday, September 10, 2010      6 comments

So I have finally started the "Let Loose the Moose" campaign. Since I probably have adult ADD and can't concentrate on 1 thing at a time, I have developed a multi-pronged approach that involves periodization, carb cycling and calorie cyclin... Read more
I survived the MN State FAIR
Sunday, September 05, 2010      3 comments

So I did pretty well at the fair this year. I think it helped that we went late and only for a few hours. I tend to dread the fair now because in the past it was pretty much an eating contest for me. I am thinking that some of that goes back to ... Read more
Pics of our weekend at the lake fun
Monday, August 16, 2010      10 comments

Made it to the lake this weekend and had a great time playing volleyball, tubing and wakeboarding. We had six tubes ready to go, however most of us forgot to bring tow ropes!! So we had to settle for 2 tubes for this years tube wars. A... Read more
This is me, and this is what I choose.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      3 comments

If you have not read the blog by ASHLEY1977T, I suggest you to do so:
al.asp?blog_id=3498684 This blog really inspired me to write my new inspirational quotes that I... Read more
Some progress update pics
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      5 comments

Quads flexed Back flexed Front flexed - finally getting some definition in my chest!! ... Read more
Another good mentoring day
Monday, August 02, 2010      3 comments

Previously on my blog...... I have been mentoring Matt - he is my daycare provider's 16 year old son. Today we did a pretty grueling workout and he kept up just fine. He is surprised to see that after only 2 weeks, he is already feelin... Read more
Goal Attained - Inspire others
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      11 comments

One of my goals is to inspire others to lead a healthier lifestyle. My awesome daycare provider has made numerous encouraging remarks regarding my fitness. last week she asked if I could work with her 16 year old son and be a fitness men... Read more
As I Look Back
Thursday, June 17, 2010      2 comments

As I look back, I can no longer see the starting gate. I am too far ahead, to see that far back!! :) As I look forward, I see the mile markers on the path I have yet to run. There is no longer one finish line, but many. Each finish li... Read more
German Volume Training Results
Saturday, June 12, 2010      0 comments

So I finished up 6 weeks (really 5 1/2) but I really like the results. I tested my fat percentage and it only went from 15.3% up to 15.8% Starting weight was 216 and current weight is 225. What??? I gained 9 pounds - that's no good, ri... Read more

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