Humbled at the Valentine's Day Spin Class!
Thursday, February 14, 2013      6 comments

Well today I was humbled....then I got over it! I've been fighting some cruddy rhino-virus since Monday night; it's been kicking my ass. Well today I decided to just go sweat it all off at the gym in one of my favorite lunchtime spin classe... Read more
Valentine's date, women, and song!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      11 comments

Soon after we moved to Florida, SWMBO and I "adopted" a nearby Assisted Living Facility. The place is chock fill of mostly widows (a few guys live there too) and we decided long ago that we would do our part for the local community by volunteeri... Read more
Florida, the Wind Always Blows in your Face State!
Sunday, February 10, 2013      7 comments

So I must confess; I haven't ridden my bike since September. No it wasn't the weather (winter is always like a perpetual spring here in the Florida panhandle), it's not like I was too busy (I am, but I've never let that keep me from working... Read more
This is a sprint not a marathon!
Sunday, February 03, 2013      12 comments

So in my never-ending quest to balance diet, strength training, and cardio, I came upon an interesting fitness realization. Intensity matters. I've been doing variations of HIIT (Hi-Intensity Interval Training) for a while now, but som... Read more
Playlists, abs, and how deerhunting saved my marriage!
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      8 comments

So my first meeting today started at 7:30 AM. They were actually a series of working meetings, which I much prefer to the "sit back and listen to this presentation" type. Still, we were at it pretty hardcore for the next 9 hours. Then a bu... Read more
I never regret working out....but I always regret NOT working out!
Friday, January 25, 2013      6 comments

So here's an interesting insight I had into myself today....I look forward to my Strength Training workouts all week....until I actually get to the gym! Three times this week, as I changed in the locker room before hitting the weights, I ha... Read more
Tuesday Cardio-Spin Challenge
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      5 comments

So today was fraught with all sorts of potential landmines. Tuesday is my designated meeting hell day for the week. It's where I run our staff meeting, finance meeting, personnel moves & hires, yadda-yadda-yadda. I cram them all into Tuesday mo... Read more
Neglected abs.....WTF!
Sunday, January 20, 2013      11 comments

Well it's not like I really neglect my abs. Hell, almost every workout, every lift, every meeting at work, I make a point of contracting my abs to help build up my core. As a result, a few months ago, I stopped doing dedicated ab routines, figur... Read more
Facing life with a steady gaze
Saturday, January 12, 2013      11 comments

Ever had a day where nothing went as planned? (If you answered no to this, you may be on the wrong website) Well my last 2 days have been a whirlwind. Aside from the usual crises of the day, my boss called me up 4 times today (He's in Las V... Read more
Spin Instructor.....Moi?
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      5 comments

So I've been thinking lately.....should I teach a spin class? Crazy, sure it's crazy! I have a day job that keeps me pretty damn busy, I travel about 2 weeks a month, I've got a family life that keeps me quite nicely occupied.....the last t... Read more
Confessions of a missing blogger
Monday, January 07, 2013      14 comments

OK, I freely admit, I have been on a "No-blog" streak for over 2 months. Certainly, not a streak to be proud of and I have no real reason to have been on a blogging va-ca for so long. It's not like my life is any busier than usual (I'm still on ... Read more
Sunday, October 28, 2012      23 comments

OK, I'm pretty pissed the world in so called experts. Here's the deal; I had my annual physical done on Friday. Tuesday I went in and gave them a few liters of blood so they could have all the lab... Read more
Endurance Strength Training.....the recovery spin class
Thursday, October 11, 2012      4 comments

Well needless to say, after yesterday's endurance strength training session, I was a tad sore this morning. (
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Endurance Strength it....hate it!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      8 comments

So I really enjoy my workout schedule. I try to get in 3 days of ST plus 3 days of cardio in any given week. Cardio varies between riding my bike (my supercool Trek which is also my avatar), working out on the elliptical, taking a spin clas... Read more

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