Functional Fitness

I tripped on my run this morning.  Pretty hard. When possible I try and run on the shoulder of the road rather than the sidewalk.  The sidewalk “panels” can raise and buckle based on the ground shifting or tree roots.  And this morning I hit one of those little lifts with my foot with about […]

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I love squat day

The one time in my life when I semi-seriously lifted weights, the guy that was teaching me had been a Division 1 football player in college.  He was legitimately beasty.  And his lift was the back squat – he worked on it, and on our squat day (at Gold’s Gym in Newport News, Virginia) people […]

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Danger, Will Robinson!

Roughly three years ago, I was in the best shape I had been in for years.  I had been consistently running and using Weight Watchers for about 9 months.  I had lost a bit over 50 pounds.  I had just run my first half marathon (the 2013 Rock and Roll Virginia Beach).  And I felt […]

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Progress Pictures – about 20 weeks

Hi there!  It has been awhile, and you probably thought I had fallen off the wagon.  That would have been a fair thought – it has happened before.  BUT – nope.  Just got busy.  And yesterday, for the first time in awhile, I took some pictures. So, as of Saturday morning I’ve lost 43 pounds, […]

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Squat Day!

I love squat day. eom

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