Willie

Changes in the wardrobe

I remembered hating clothes shopping with my mom when I was a kid. I was always the bigger kid in the family and I was always ready to leave the clothing store as soon as we walked in. I don't [...]

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Willie’s first long distance race: Austin 10/20

I ran my first 10 mile race on April 14th! This was my first long distance run. Before this race I had only run 5K races with a finishing time around 36 or 37 minutes. A couple of days before [...]

Don’t be afraid of strength training

When I first started exercising I avoided strength training and just concentrated on cardio. I stayed away from strength training, like many others, because I thought strength training would make me bigger. Also, I shied away from it because I [...]

Our weight loss tool: LoseIt!

Lose It! has been the main phone app we have used to lose weight. This app is not only a way for individuals to keep track of their diet and exercises routines but this is the app we used in [...]

Why wait? Start your new routine today.

"I’m going to start my new diet and workout routine on Monday." This is a statement that many people including myself have uttered at one time or another. Sometime during the week before, we make a conscious effort to get [...]

Foodie Friday: Ramen Chicken Noodle Soup

I’m not a chef. In a sense, I wouldn’t even consider myself a home cook. The space known as the kitchen is a foreign language to me and I’ve avoided it for as long as I can remember. I’ve cooked [...]