February 18, 2015
Remember the Jacob’s Ladder? Probably not. I’ve only mentioned in once before, in a blog post last May, but it’s a challenging cardio device that’s basically a never-ending ladder. It’s also a Bible story, but that’s a whole different blog post (on a completely different blog).
The rungs move on a circular track, so you’ll Read the rest of this entry »
December 22, 2014
I’m back in my home state for Christmas, and having a great time. Finished my Christmas shopping, been hanging out with friends, helping my parents with cooking and cleaning. And my parents have a whole slew of new neighbors:
There are deer everywhere. We never used to Read the rest of this entry »
June 24, 2014
Yesterday was a big day – my first day back at the gym after a forced week-long hiatus thanks to my hip!
Man, I couldn’t wait to start exercising again. But I’ve been careful – you can never be too careful when it comes to injuries – and played it safe.
My hip was a major problem for most of last week. While it rendered me in immobile and in constant pain for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, things really started improving Read the rest of this entry »
May 2, 2014
It’s the start of a new month. Weigh-In Time! I’ve already updated my chart:
DOWN 1 POUND. I’ll take it! I’m kinda impressed that Read the rest of this entry »
February 13, 2014
My big stair climb race up the Stratosphere in Las Vegas is less than three weeks away, and I’ve been working hard to get prepared. I feel like my training got off to a slow start, thanks to my having to recover from a bruised rib, but it’s been picking up, and I still have a few weeks ahead of me.
I’ve spent a lot of time using the StairMaster at the gym. Check out what I did last night:
I climbed 113 floors in 20 minutes! More importantly, Read the rest of this entry »
January 24, 2014
Remember how I suggested that my last post would be the final one of this week? I LIED! This week has turned around nicely from a crappy one to exactly the opposite, and I wanted to chronicle that change properly.
There are a couple reasons that contributed to the turnaround: Read the rest of this entry »
January 7, 2014
I’m writing this late at night, a couple hours after coming home from a great night at the gym. It was great because I lifted weights for the first time since December 7th – almost exactly one month ago.
It was on December 8th that I went Read the rest of this entry »