Tag: Fitness

A Health Update

On Tuesday I had a consultation with a gastroenterologist. I have long suffered from acid reflux; there are times at night when I am trying to sleep that it becomes

The Bad News About The Gym

Last week was brutally stressful. Even with the “Good” Friday Christian-torture-porn day off… Friday afternoon, I was in the local Good Life Fitness to begin getting myself back into shape.

Getting Back To The Gym

At last! It has been a long time and all the work that I put into my body with Patrick, Isaac and Josh has been lost. But that does not

CN Tower Stair Climb For Charity

My colleagues and I at Moneris began climbing the stairs in our building as an afternoon break and for some extra fitness. One day, seemingly as a joke, someone mentioned

Back To Gold’s Gym…

My plans did not workout (hahahaha, get it?) as I had hoped. I remain very upset with how Gold’s Gym Irving has treated my three awesome trainers. However; the distance

Nearly Back To Square One

UGH! I’m floating around the 240 pound mark again. It’s been years since I was that heavy. Getting over to Texas Family Fitness regularly is a big challenge. I’ll definitely

Fitness Stumbles

Bah! I tried to get my remaining personal training sessions refunded. What the large print giveth, the fine print taketh away… Barring that, I thought I would workout the remaining

A Big Change For My Fitness

Gold’s Gym has done it to me again. For the third time now. …And for the last time! I have had three fantastic personal trainers. Three times, Gold’s has forced

More Personal Fitness Records

Wow! I am still blown away by the progress of my workouts this year. I’ve been working out with a trainer for over 3 years now. At first it was

Personal Fitness Records

As 2012 flickered to an end, I wrote about some of the more important changes in my life. I mentioned my weight plateau combined with my strength gain. During last

Update On My Health

It has been well over a year since I posted about the state of my fitness program. My first training, Patrick, has since moved on to a new gym. He

Bicycling Around The World–The End (Of Posting About It…)

Like my dearth of recent blog posts in general, I have not provided an update on my cycling since December. One big problem is that the bike computer I was

Two Years Of Working Out

Somewhere between the middle and the end of January 2009, I walked into the local Gold’s Gym that was a few blocks from my apartment. The management had big plans

Diving Into 2011

I intentionally delayed my first post of 2011 so that I would not get caught up in the hype of summarizing 2010 (though my hero Paul Randal did make an

Bicycling Around The World – Part 5

It has been a little over four months since I posted an updated map of how far I have cycled since April. The biggest reason is that I rebuilt my

It Happened Faster Than I Imagined…

Back at the end of April, I wrote about leg pressing 590 pounds. At the time, it seemed like I had achieved something impossible. At the beginning of this month,