The best workout if you have no money

As promised in an earlier post, the most efficient workout if you have no time, here's the best workout if you have no money. I thought long and hard about this one. There really are so many options out there to look at that will give you some results. But I finally chose one fitness program … Continue reading The best workout if you have no money

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How to lose fat: 2 Choices and 1 Non-negotiable

I'm writing this post to help you. If you made the decision at the start of the year to get in better shape, to lose your flab, to build some muscle, etc..., then this post is for you. Last year was my year. In 9 months I lost an estimated 15 lbs of fat, and … Continue reading How to lose fat: 2 Choices and 1 Non-negotiable

Why your New Year’s resolution could be doomed to failure

Every year, people all over the world make new year's resolutions. Some resolutions sound like this: I will get into better shape this year. I will read through the whole Bible this year. I will floss my teeth more often this year. I will spend more time with my family <insert yours here> Unfortunately, experience … Continue reading Why your New Year’s resolution could be doomed to failure

Are you well rested?

Have you ever come home from a vacation still feeling tired, as if you needed to take a vacation from your vacation? Or how about the feeling that its sunday night and you still don't feel rested... like you're not yet ready for the week. Maybe you don't know how to rest. True rest, doesn't … Continue reading Are you well rested?

I’m gonna try some fasting

Last Sunday at church, the pastor talked about Spiritual Fasting. I knew I wanted to experience the spiritual benefits. But still, I've been eating 6x a day since March! I was unsure how it would fit into my workout / fitness regime. So I did some research about how other people do it. Here's what … Continue reading I’m gonna try some fasting

How to get stronger in life

Although I've written a lot about the body, a lot of the principles in building physical strength also applies to other areas. In the same way that you can strengthen your arms and legs, you can also improve your ability to make decisions, to endure change, or even to find (and stick to) your life's … Continue reading How to get stronger in life

7 Reasons why it’s better to start exercising with Strength Training

You'll get stronger and you'll feel it in the real world - This is by far the BEST benefit of strength training. If you lift something heavy, suddenly everything else feels lighter. Doing compound lifts in the gym will strengthen your arms, legs, core and back, making you more efficient at any physical activity. Personally, … Continue reading 7 Reasons why it’s better to start exercising with Strength Training

Is a “Balanced Life” really possible?

That would depend on what you're trying to balance. A dictionary definition of balance is this: a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. But what are we really trying to balance? What needs to be equally distributed? Is it time? No, I don't think so. It's impossible to be giving … Continue reading Is a “Balanced Life” really possible?

Why is having balance so important?

Why is a balanced life so desirable? Is it so that we can say to everyone, "Hey, look! I have a balanced life!" I don't think so... The purpose of balance is creativity. I want to have the important things in my life in order, so that I can live out what I was meant to … Continue reading Why is having balance so important?

[Health] Boosting your energy level

Do you often feel lazy and sluggish, while other people seem to have so much energy? As a follow-up to my previous post, I'd like to share a podcast by Michael Hyatt about how to boost your energy level. It's a great listen, as he discusses not just your physical energy, but also your mental … Continue reading [Health] Boosting your energy level