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I could never do that

This is a blog I wrote for that was posted earlier this week. Check out Chris over at he has a lot of great content and original videos.  “I could never do that”. That is one of the phrases I … Continue reading

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Fear is something that doesn’t assist me

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Oh the fat things you will do

It has been a couple of weeks since I did one of the worst (fattest) things I’ve ever done in my life. Keep in mind that for me to say it was one of the worst, well it has to … Continue reading

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If you can’t get fired up…

If you can’t get fired up at least keep creating sparks. I thought of this at 5am this morning while on my way to the gym. I’m having a tough time getting into the swing of things with my diet and … Continue reading

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Favorite Gym Tunes

While at the gym this morning I got to thinking how important music is to me while I’m jogging on the treadmill. If I don’t have my tunes, I’m either not working out or at the very least I’ll cut … Continue reading

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Back in the game

I’m officially back. The good news is this is the fastest I’ve ever returned to working out after an event I did any long-term training for. The bad news is I have an extra 9lbs from Ironman Texas that I … Continue reading

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It’s my party and I can eat if I want to

Weekend before last was my birthday/Ironman victory party. My wife rocked the house with food and drinks for twice as many people than we had invited. I had a blast and everyone that was invited was able to make it. … Continue reading

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My Gym – Lifetime Fitness City Centre

I’ve been going to gyms for a long time. Over the past 17 years I’ve been to Air Force gyms, 24 hour fitness, Ballys and now Lifetime Fitness. I joined over two and a half ago and it is by … Continue reading

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I’m truly humbled this evening as I read the most recent post on my wife’s blog. I always enjoy her writings, even if they are aimed at moms. I love every blog entry she generates, but this one is her … Continue reading

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Ironman Texas Just About Wrapped Up

I’ve never been a tattoo guy. I like tattoos, but never had one. The main reason has been that what I thought was cool or funny in my 20s, didn’t seem as much so as I approached my 30s. Double … Continue reading

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