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Trying out my new Under Armour running sneakers

We were at Dick’s Sporting Goods recently to pick up softball equipment for Lily’s first season, and there was this 20% off sale. It was time for new running sneakers, so why not? After some perusing of the wares, I … Continue reading

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My first circuit training session at Orangetheory Fitness

So……. you know I’ve been back to working out regularly. This once a month or even once a week thing was never going to work. You know that. I know that. It’s almost a waste of time, but a combination … Continue reading

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I’m back to using MyFitnessPal

Apart from continuing the momentum to maintain a consistent workout schedule, my dietary habits have always been my undoing. For years. I spent most of my life maintaining an unbalanced diet. Large portions. A lack of vegetables and fruits. I … Continue reading

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An update on my “13 in 13” fitness plan

Here’s an update on my fitness plan for the year. I’m officially calling “13 in 13” — lose 13 lbs in 2013. I’m trying to lose all 13 lbs by my birthday in late April, but it’s been a slow … Continue reading

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I went to the gym to work out this morning at 6 AM, and it was crowded

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m back to working out regularly. I worked out last Friday, Sunday, and Monday. I took a break, but went back this morning. I’m trying to limit my workouts to 30 mins or so, … Continue reading

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Challenge accepted – lose 13 lbs in 3 months

It’s time to make things happen. As I’ve mentioned before, I gained some 13 lbs since November 2011. All of last year, I went to the gym on a monthly basis, and slowly gained half of the excess weight I … Continue reading

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I’m cutting down my diet soda intake

I’ve been a long time Diet Coke and Coke Zero drinker for many years. I thought I was being smart about not drinking regular soda, and still enjoying the caffeine and soda fizz. Seriously, 1-3 bottles a day. Lo and … Continue reading

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I’m getting fatter — what the hell is wrong with me?

What the hell is wrong with me? Have I learned nothing since last year? I’ve gained about 5 lbs since last September. Last year, I learned the benefits of regular exercise, and also that my bad habits of snacking and … Continue reading

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Time for new running sneakers

I bought some new running sneakers. I do a lot of running these days at the gym, and my old sneakers are getting worn out. Of course, with my current list of injuries, I’m not sure when my next opportunity … Continue reading

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