April 2017 Update (Plus Website Changes)

My apologies for not doing an update sooner.  Things have been getting a little bit hectic in my life, as I’ve been starting a few more side projects. The weather has also been absolutely gorgeous here in April, so I’ve been making the most of it by spending my free time outside enjoying the cherry blossoms. Site…

Is Breakfast ACTUALLY Important? (My 5 Day Experiment)

Before I start, let me take a moment to assure everyone- no, I haven’t gone rogue and abandoned intermittent fasting. In fact, by the time you read this post, I’ll be back into my normal habit of consuming nothing but coffee and water until lunchtime. No, this was just a little experiment I conducted on myself.…

Weight Gain Mayhem

Weight Gain Mayhem: How I Screwed Up My Holiday Diet

One of the perks of my job is the holiday time.  Today is January 27th.  Tomorrow, I’ll be catching a plane and heading back to Korea, and on Tuesday I’ll be back at work, thus wrapping up a month of vacation. It was a MUCH needed break.  The combination of work and my unusual living situation…

60 Day Challenge: Week 8 (December 23-29) COMPLETE

And that’s it!  The 60 day challenge is complete, and, by all the metrics I set when I began, it was a success. Here’s the weigh in from this week: LAST WEEKS WEIGHT: 67.1 KG (147.6 Pounds) THIS WEEKS WEIGHT: 66.8 KG (147 Pounds) WEIGHT LOST THIS WEEK: 0.3 KG (0.6 Pounds)   LAST WEEKS WAIST: Just Over…

60 Day Challenge Week 7

60 Day Challenge: Week 7 (December 16-23)

What’s up guys, week 7 of the 60 day challenge is officially down, which means I’ve only got 1 more week to go. This week was…underwhelming.  Again.  Fortunately, it was underwhelming for reasons which, in hindsight, are obvious, and provide some valuable insights and learned lessons. Here’s the weigh in from this week: LAST WEEKS WEIGHT:…

How I Drink And Still Lose Fat

Booze. We all know it.  Most of us love it.  It’s both a right of passage and a form of socialization in our culture. A lot of us have a love/hate relationship with alcohol.  On the one hand, we love the perks. We love the lowering of inhibitions. We love the fact that it can relieve…

60 Day Challenge: Week 6 (December 9-16)

Happy Friday everyone!  Week 6 of my 60 day challenge is officially down.  Here’s the results of my weigh in this morning: LAST WEEKS WEIGHT: 67.5 KG (148.5 Pounds) THIS WEEKS WEIGHT: 67.3 KG (148.06 Pounds) WEIGHT LOST THIS WEEK: 0.2 KG (0.44 Pounds) Obviously a little underwhelming, as I was hoping to lose more than half a pound.…

Does Muay Thai Help You Lose Weight?

Does Muay Thai Help You Lose Weight? (My Experience)

To Cardio…Or Not To Cardio?  That is the question. If you’ve been keeping up with the fitness world over the last few years, you may have noticed that there’s been a trend away from doing it.  A lot of coaches and fitness writers now encourage people who are trying to lose weight to lift heavy,…

60 Day Challange Week 5

60 Day Challenge: Week 5, Take 2 (December 2-9, 2016)

I am officially back in the game after being down with an utterly horrendous flu.  As you may recall, I had to essentially take a break and temporarily stop the challenge as I was basically bed ridden and taking nothing but high volumes of liquid sugar calories (orange juice).  I gave myself a week off, figuring…

Why I Love Intermittent Fasting

Why I Love Intermittent Fasting (A Step By Step Guide) Part 2

In the last post, I did a quick introduction to intermittent fasting and covered some of the myths and misconceptions people have about at it.  In this post, I’ll talk about my experience with it, the different fasting methods and which one you should try. My Experience With Intermittent Fasting Over the past few years,…