The real reason you should exercise

I used to smoke weed. I used to drink a lot. I used to pop every pill under the sun. I used to party till dawn, go to bed and then get up do it all over again. And I did all of this after watching my father die of cancer due to his unhealthy … Continue reading The real reason you should exercise

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Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Have you ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you can smack them down. How I love to thump them into the middle of next week. Sometimes, don’t you feel the same way about those niggling injuries that hinder your progress in the gym and life? After one heals, another one … Continue reading Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Keep It Simple (Stupid)

Imagine, for a moment, you’re about to parachute out of an airplane. You look out the door and realize how far you’re about to jump. You’re probably thinking Shit, that’s a long way down I hope my chute works What the heck I’m doing? I’m out However, I want you to admire the view from … Continue reading Keep It Simple (Stupid)

How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

Go back and remember a time when life got on top of you, wrapped its arms around you and squeezed you so tight that you barely had time to come up for air. Probably a fun time, correct?  I doubt it.     I recently moved from Texas to Louisiana and had no choice but … Continue reading How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

Developing consistency

I was shamed into weight training. My friend took one look at me without my shirt off (a long time ago) and strongly suggested if I ever wanted attention from the opposite sex that I needed to pick up a weight or two. I was so skinny at that time that I could run around … Continue reading Developing consistency

Why are we getting fat?

Why are we getting fat? On face value, that’s easy one to answer. People consume more calories than they burn, and we sit on our butts more than we should. Due to the wonders of modern technology and the modern workplace, we have less reason to move than ever before. We don’t go out and … Continue reading Why are we getting fat?

The pantry is my enemy

When you were a child, you could almost eat anything and not put on a single pound. No matter what time of the day, you’d raid the pantry and shove some sugary goodness down your throat. Did I say you? I think I meant me. 😊 Sorry. Growing up I was the skinniest kid on … Continue reading The pantry is my enemy