Strength Training

I never thought of myself as an athlete. I’m the kind of person that was always picked last when playing sports. I was the overweight one that no one really wanted on their team. Sports wasn’t really my thing. When I started running, I still didn’t call myself an athlete. I was just running to […]

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Happy Friday everyone and Happy New Year! It’s a late edition of Five Things Friday but I’m getting one in this week! I hope your new year has been going in the right direction for you. It’s a new month and it’s been pretty busy here in the Gillis household. The new baby arrived in […]

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This afternoon, I was talking to a work associate about his new fitness plan. He started working out a few weeks ago after I told him that he should just start a fitness plan. I told him don’t worry about everything related to getting healthy. Just start with his exercises. We were discussing obstacles. The […]

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Today’s video is a short update on my weight loss progress in my first week. I share what I’ve been doing on my journey to lose weight.

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Today’s video is an update on weight loss, fitness and just creating videos. I talk about my current state, in regards to my weight and fitness. I also discuss the directions that I will be going in to reach my goals in the future. I also ask that you join me in this journey as […]

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Are you trying to lose weight? Does the scale seem like it’s not moving in the right direction? If it’s not, then there may be 3 reasons why you’re not losing weight. The body is a very tricky thing. There are so many things that go on in the body. We’re just not sure what […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday: Rest Day Tuesday (Lower Body Day & Upper Body Day): Back squat: 1 set of (3+ reps) [275] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 10 reps [135 X3] (50% of last week’s weight) Bench Press: 1 set of (3+ reps) [185] Push Press: 3 sets of […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday (Lower Body Day): Back squat: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [260,245,230] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 6 reps [225 X3] Tuesday (Upper Body Day): Bench Press: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [175,165,155] Push Press: 3 sets of 6 reps [100 X3] Facepulls with External […]

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Many people ask me about my training regime but I never really talk about it on the blog. I want to start incorporating this information into the blog from now on. I have a fitness journal that has all my workout data and notes on how each session went. I’ll be sharing that information with […]

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After a long discussion with Angela over the holiday weekend, I’ve realized that the blog in its’ current state is starting to suffer. I’ll post frequently one week and infrequently the next week. This erratic schedule is mostly coming from my lack of skills as a writer. The posts that you’ve seen on the blog […]

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