How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care … Read More

My shoes

Look at these shoes below. They don’t look like much and they’ve definitely seen better days. These shoes were given to me by a friend who is now making God laugh with his offbeat, brutish sense of humor. He’d have … Read More

Exercising through difficult times

My parents separated when I was 11 years old and during this difficult time, my father used to cry on my shoulder regularly. Picture that for a second, a grown man crying on a boy’s shoulder.  I had no idea how … Read More

Act ( Lifting changed my life)

I was the skinny kid that got picked on in the schoolyard and was last picked for playground games. Regularly, my feelings were hurt because I was lighter than the other boys. Being tall and thin, I was an easy … Read More

Finding your why

I haven’t always been a beacon of health.  A long time ago, in a land far, far away I smoked cigarettes and pot, drank to excess and took pills. There were the happy pills and the ones that wiped my … Read More

Oh Come All Ye Faithful

As I thought about the efforts of everyone in the gym this holiday season, the song “Oh Come All Ye Faithful” came to mind. I couldn’t help but hum the chorus to myself as I watched everyone give their all … Read More