Without meaning to, I’ve become a bit of a fitness go-to among my friends group. Whenever questions about nutrition or exercise come up, many of them will come to me first. I also ask them what kind of topics they’d like to read about to keep updating my blog. Lately I’ve noticed a pattern among… Continue reading Just Do It
In less than 12 hours, a new year will be upon us. Like most people, I have plenty of resolutions, both personal and fitness related. I know the fitness goals are more than reasonable to accomplish, its a matter of dedication and consistency. And meal prep. None of my aesthetic goals are possible without proper… Continue reading A Day Early: 2017
I decided recently to start looking into becoming a certified personal trainer. After a lot of research I settled on going for a certification with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). I haven’t put down money to start the process for real yet, but I’ve already got my nose to the grindstone and picked… Continue reading Personal Trainer Study Group
Between running, weightlifting, and not doing nearly as much yoga as I should, I’ve started to notice my hamstrings and hip flexors tightening up. Inspired by a few friends who took up various 30 day challenges, I decided to put together one of my own for stretching. After forcing myself to stretch every day, with threat… Continue reading Mobility Challenge: Hamstrings and Hip Flexors
Wow, what a vacation! From Thursday to Tuesday my life was a blur of excitement and inebriants. Thursday was our first travel day and we met up with our friends at a hotel near the airport for our first night. Friday our real vacation started. We checked into Paradise Pier and Tina and I immediately… Continue reading RunDisney Half Marathon Fitcation – 09/01 – 09/06
I had a few minutes at work today so I started pondering what I’m going to do for Winter Training. My run season officially ends after my half marathon, but the only thing that will actually stop me from running is ice on the ground. Here’s the tentative schedule. Monday: Lakefront Run plus Weightlifting at… Continue reading Winter Training
I mentioned my tattoo goals before, but I am so stoked to announce they’re going to start becoming reality this year. Chris Orta of Insight Studios in Chicago is going to be my artist. Eta Nov 2016. Art starts Sept 2016. I am so excited!