2016 Recap, Training Update and 2017 Outlook

2016 Recap/Training Update Another year of training at DSD in the books. Over three years since I started and my mind and body are the best they’ve ever been. I’m 33 years old and am stronger, leaner and healthier than any other time in my life. I finished 2016 with my weight at 180Ib, down […] Read More

Fall Update, State of Training and What’s Next?

Fall Update We’ve been in our new house since the end of May and we love it. Things are settling down a bit, that includes the many goodies we have eaten. New larger kitchen is nice…. had my 33 birthday, summer time grilling… that translated to lots of food so I didn’t quite lean out […] Read More

Weekly Training Roundup: TCC Most Fit Competition

Leading up to this year’s Most Fit Competition I was determined to not let the stationary bike defeat me in the sense of overall milage. First, my aim was to beat last year’s numbers which was 1.45 miles in five minutes. Mission accomplished: 1.85 miles. Second, I wanted to hit two miles which I was […] Read More

Training Roundup: 200 Squats, Recovering and Back Work

That picture of that red lifting belt is necessary because I needed it to finish my squats this week. I came nowhere near the 240Ib*15 I barbell squatted last week. I was fighting a virus last week which continued this week but I was slowly recovering as my appetite returned. However, my weight dropped down […] Read More

3 Month Fat Loss Update

Body fat test results are encouraging. Pictures are telling. Down to 14.6% from 16% (taken Feb 16) but the picture on the left in both photos was taken in Jan of 2016. At that point, I was likely greater than 17% body fat and realized I need to focus on one goal. Leaning out. The […] Click to Continue

Sunday Hike: GreenLeaf State Park

Not sure how I pulled this off… Being sick with a sore throat, fever, some balance issues during a hike doesn’t usually mean fun times a head. It was beautiful out there but hard to appreciate so I don’t recommend, if you can help it, hiking while being sick like I did. We hit well […] Read More