strength training

You can agree with me that weight loss is hard. Really hard. Most experts say that it is a simple equation: calories in vs. calories out. But it’s really more to weight loss than that. There are a lot of small parts that eventually add up to a bigger outcome. Cutting your calories is already […]

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In my last blog post, How We Ate Healthy While Losing 500 Pounds in 2 Years, I talked about the nutrition portion of our diet when we first started losing weight. In this blog post, I want to discuss how I exercised while losing 300 pounds in 2 years. I have to admit that both […]

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Yes, it’s been a couple of weeks since my last video/blog posts. I took the time off during the holidays just to enjoy the holidays. Thanksgiving was fantastic. I spent time with friends and family and ate very well. Maybe a little too well. My official weight as of Monday November 30, 2015 is…. 303 […]

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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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Since April 2015, my strength training program of choice has been Greg Nuckols’s Average To Savage program. Greg is a very knowledgeable powerlifter. His website, Strengtheory, is my go-to source for all things strength training. The guy knows his stuff. So, this program came out around April and I had to purchase it. The cost for the program […]

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For the past week, I’ve been really thinking about what I have been  doing for the past few months. Unfortunately, I’ve realized that in terms of goals that I’ve really done nothing. I’ve been driving on a road to nowhere. Most of us don’t really set goals. We just live our lives with no clear […]

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Last week, I got an opportunity to work out with a couple of friends, Jeremy a.k.a. Goku Runner and Damien. I usually do a powerlifting program but I switched to Goku Runner’s programming which is the  StrongLifts workout, for the day. I usually work out solo so it was nice to work out with friends. […]

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