It’s my birthday and I’ll eat if I want too…..

It was my birthday on Wednesday March 6th   . And if I haven’t mentioned it before, I love me some birthdays. Some people run and hide from their birthdays and lie about their age, but not me because I have children to remind me that I’m old. I’ve managed to stay upright for 49 … Continue reading It’s my birthday and I’ll eat if I want too…..

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Why do you exercise?

I had just finished showering after my P.E swim class and I was wearing nothing but a towel, which was around my waist. Then some of the boys in the changing room had dared me to run out and back without “getting busted’ by one of our teachers. Not being the sharpest tool in the … Continue reading Why do you exercise?

Common exercise mistakes (and how to fix them)

I confidently stepped up to the bar to deadlift 275 pounds. It’s a weight I’ve pulled before without much drama. However, there was only one slight problem this time. I’d never deadlifted sumo style before and other than watching few YouTube videos, I had no real idea how to do it.   After four sloppy … Continue reading Common exercise mistakes (and how to fix them)

Why you need a coach

  It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and no one complained at all. After a few intervals, most of the team was gassed … Continue reading Why you need a coach

Variety is the spice of fitness

Going to the gym and doing the same old thing day in day out gets boring quickly. Then further down the track, it starts to get harder and harder to drag yourself out of bed each morning when the results that came so easily at the beginning have now stopped. You may even think about … Continue reading Variety is the spice of fitness

Out of shape? Start here

Okay, you’re at the gym. Today is the day you will start your exercise program. Your doctor told you to lose 50 pounds, so you’re here. But when you make your way up the stairs you notice your knee hurts, an old high school injury that occasionally flares up. You also notice you’re out of … Continue reading Out of shape? Start here