5 Reasons To Get Lean (Why It’s Worth The Work)

  Why do you want to get lean? Take a minute to think about that.  It might seem obvious on the surface, but have you really thought about it?  Do you really know why you’re in this? Everyone wants to lose weight (well, almost everyone).  That’s no secret.  Any simple google search will tell you…

HOW I LOST 50 POUNDS OF FAT

How I Lost 50 Pounds Of Fat (My Story)

“Wow, you’re really FAT, aren’t you?” I was 11 years old and walking to the water fountain at school when a kid told me that. I’d never seen this guy before, and he wasn’t in my class.  But for some reason, he felt the need to tell me just how fat he thought I was. Part of…

60 Day Challenge: Week 1 (October 24-November 1, 2016)

All right, week #1 is complete, and it was a good one! To give some context for those who haven’t read my original post, I started off this 60 day challenge on October 23rd with the goal of going from my current 16% body fat to 12% percent body fat (about 10 pounds). As of the start…

60 Day Challenge- 16% Body Fat To 12 % Body Fat

So, in light of my fairly disastrous progress update, I’ve decided to kick this up a notch! As of today (October 23, 2016) I’m starting a 60 day challenge- by December 21th, 2016, I will go from 16% body fat down to 12% body fat. To throw some numbers out at you, I am: 168 cm…

3 Week Update- No Progress (What The Hell Happened?)

So on Monday of this week (October 21) I went to take my measurements.  I’m about 3 weeks in, and it’s time to find out if what I’m doing is actually working. The first thing I did in the morning was weigh myself.  I like to measure on a completely empty stomach, but truth be told, I did have…

Starting My Cut

The Starting Point

I’m a huge advocate of tracking and measuring. Although I haven’t always followed through with it, the older I get the more I realize how critical it is, both in reaching goals and for developing a sense of perspective. This absolutely applies to fitness.  Because losing fat and gaining muscle is a slow moving ship, we…