Kettlebell Workout. Keep Going. (Week 2)

Weigh In Whew!  We did it, we completed week 1’s regimented kettlebell and cardio routine.  It’s time to weigh in.  At the start of week 1 I tipped the scales at 294.8 pounds and body fat at 36.8%, now I’ve dropped to 292.2 pounds and 36.2% body fat.  Losing 2.6 pounds is right on trackContinue reading “Kettlebell Workout. Keep Going. (Week 2)”

The Philadelphia Pounding

If last week was the Minneapolis Miracle, this week was the Philadelphia Pounding.  Any signs of life shown by the Vikings on their opening touchdown drive were completely snuffed out by the Eagles defensive dominance for the remainder of the game. Momentum shifted away from the Vikings when a Case Keenum pass was picked offContinue reading “The Philadelphia Pounding”

Philadelphia Eagles Are Not Underdogs Against the Minnesota Vikings

When the Philadelphia Eagles lost Carson Wentz, their young QB star, a peculiar situation presented itself, the lower seeded Falcons became favored in the play-off matchup.  Eagles players rallied around this media verdict and created a new fashion sensation for Philadelphia fans by donning German Shepherd masks to celebrate victory over the Falcons. On SundayContinue reading “Philadelphia Eagles Are Not Underdogs Against the Minnesota Vikings”

Kettlebell workouts (Week 1)

We’ve realized it’s time for a change and assessed ourselves, now we get to work out.  I’m going to start with a focus on kettlebell workouts, mixing cardio in between to break up the lactic acid.  Kettlebell workouts can be done from the convenience of home and it’s relatively inexpensive to buy a kettlebell. IsContinue reading “Kettlebell workouts (Week 1)”

Pre-workout assessment (Week 0)

We’ve realized we’re out of shape and we are ready to work out.  Where do we start?  Let’s assess our current condition: Body Weight/Body Fat I start with measuring body weight and body fat.  I use a basic scale, but it gives me an idea of body composition.  I simply want to track the progress during myContinue reading “Pre-workout assessment (Week 0)”

How did I get out of shape (again)?

Recently I’ve been confronted with the harsh reality that I am much heavier than I want to be.  Sure, I stopped regularly working out and I wasn’t on a strict diet, but I certainly wasn’t a total hog…was I?  The warning signs were everywhere, but I was in denial. 3 Forms of Denial Photo FlinchContinue reading “How did I get out of shape (again)?”