working out

Break out of the workout rut

Hello gym workout rutt. I don’t know what’s been going on but lately I’ve been less than thrilled with my workouts. It’s been pretty rough so I’ve been trying to change some things up. Going through a rut is to [...]

Not running all the marathons

Last week I was prepping all week to run The Austin Marathon. I knew it wasn't going to be easy or fast but I just wanted to run it. I kept referring to the weekend as a "shit show" but [...]

Exercising is the LEAST offensive thing I’ve done to my body

A study by the American College of Cardiology came out suggesting the amount I run will increase my chance of death but it's at the same rate of people who sit on the couch. The National guideline suggests 150 minutes [...]

Celebrate everything

I've been working on things around the site. You may have noticed some changes. I'm going for a new look. There have been a couple of bugs but I think things are finally smoothing over. I am excited for a [...]

My dog took me for a run

This week has been all about getting back into a routine. All the running has kind of messed up my schedule because I've had to recover and do it all over again. Guess what y'all? I'm on a two weekend [...]

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Staying healthy while staying busy

I've been a little MIA this week.  It's been a busy busy week with my full-time and part-time job.  I haven't been doing a good job at keeping you informed with what I've been doing. First off, it's launch week [...]

Lesson of the week: negativity breeds negativity

The week is almost over and I can't wait for it to end. It's been a hard week or a couple of hard weeks have really hit me hard. A lot things haven't gone right, but I've been good at [...]

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 [...]

A training shoe: Asics GEL-Fit Sana

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of ASICS. Do you know the different between shoes? I see many people wearing the wrong shoes for different activities. That's why I was so jazzed to get a pair of the [...]