Exercise Category

What was I thinking taking a spin class?

Less than a week into my new gym membership and I sign up for a spin class. Why? I ain’t gotta damn clue!

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Celebrating 100

I’ve been keeping 2 weights in the back of my mind: 435 and 460. 435 is the main weight I am using when calculating my weight loss. It’s where I was when I started this profound journey back in January of 2015. 460 is one that I’ve always kept note of. It’s the heaviest that […]

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Taking a test run at the gym

While I’ve made solid progress on my weight loss journey, I felt it may be time to kick it into an extra gear. To do that, I took a trip to a local gym to look around. I took a quick tour and spoke to someone about the amenities and benefits to membership. But the […]

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Lapped by an old lady..

I’ve taken to walking at local park recently. I try to get down before work, get in a lap (1.8 miles almost on the nose), then head to work. It’s a great walk. It’s quiet, beautiful, peaceful. Just an out and out good time and great place to walk. The other day I was walking […]

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The Secret: My Fitness Pal

A big turn around in my journey was when my cardiologist broke down weight loss into a very simple concept: calories out needs to be more than calories in. Numbers. I get numbers. That made everything real to me. Simple numbers: men will burn 11 calories per pound per day, women will burn 7 calories […]

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Not a fantastic week

My goal for post #2 was to talk about the changes I’ve made with food and how I haveĀ found success with curbing portion sizes, changing eating patterns, making better food choices, and how I keep tabs on all that. Instead, being an accountability blog and all, I need to come clean: this week hasn’t been […]

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