Weight Loss

Do you have meal prepping questions?

It's the new year and everyone is jazzed about hitting the gym to workout. That's not the only part about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  In fact, working out might actually be the easy part because maintaining a healthy diet in [...]

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]

It’s time to get your HIIT on!

It's time to change up those workouts people.  When I feel like I need a change, I take a HIIT. HIIT = High Intensity Interval Training.  It burns A LOT of calories and gets in everything that you need.  Cardio [...]

Loose skin is suddenly back in the topic column

You may have seen the Muscle and Fitness article about the effects of extreme weight loss on skin.  John David Glaude stripped down to show you what's it like.  The only thing I could think about when I saw it [...]

Weight loss makes you confront the truth

I was listening to sports radio today and someone spoke about losing weight.  It was asked if being overweight was an unhappy thing because most weight loss stories begin with someone saying they were unhappy with their size. I think [...]

If you want something bad enough you’re going to work for it

Hello from Virginia! I arrived yesterday after two delayed flights but we still made it here. I'm running the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend and decided to bring my mom along too. I've been working really hard to make this [...]

My weight loss gamer changer

For some reason people are saying that Willie and I were on The Biggest Loser. I've been stopped four times in two days of people asking me about the show. Sorry folks, we weren't on that show. The social aspect [...]

A note on transforming: leading by example

It's hard to go back in time. That's what makes it a little difficult to blog here sometimes. When I blog here, I feel like I'm stuck in the in between. I think it's time to get out of this [...]

Dos and don’ts of strength training

I'm not expert but I had to figure a couple of things out on my own. (Always remember to consult your physician before starting a new diet and/or workout routine.) I wanted to share with you some of my personal [...]

Knowledge is power so go get it!

My favorite graduate school professor told me "knowledge is power but people don't want to pay for that power." Paying for information doesn't necessarily mean a monetary exchange, sometimes is a time exchange too. Hearing that statement changed my world [...]