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A-Z: Plyometrics - Wednesday, April 18th 2012 12:39 AM
When I see the word, I immediately think of jumping movements but that's only a small part of it. From Merriam-Webster: The clap push up fits the description because...
A-Z: Omega-3s - Tuesday, April 17th 2012 9:18 PM
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that the body doesn't produce but has numerous health benefits because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that it may...
A-Z: Nutrition Plan - Monday, April 16th 2012 12:13 AM
I'm currently reading The New! Abs Diet by David Zinczenko and its nutrition plan seems to be the one I've been following for months: Almonds & other nuts Beans &...
A-Z: Motivation - Saturday, April 14th 2012 3:10 PM
My motivations to stay fit: I have a higher probability of developing type 2 diabetes since my mother was diagnosed. I also recall an uncle who had diabetes but not sure...
A-Z: Lifting Weights - Friday, April 13th 2012 11:50 PM
Weight training is my preferred workout. I'm exclusively lifting dumbbells and plan to take up barbells in the distant future. I owe my interest in lifting weights to Bill...
A-Z: Keeping Track - Thursday, April 12th 2012 9:08 PM
I record my exercise routine for the day in an old composition notebook that's falling apart. The oldest entry is dated 2004 when I actually used the university gym:...
A-Z: Journey - Wednesday, April 11th 2012 11:04 PM
It's the 42nd week of my journey to a fit me. This is my second time to seriously try to lose weight through diet and exercise. In my previous attempt, I stopped after 24 weeks...
A-Z: Injury - Tuesday, April 10th 2012 8:37 PM
I've been fortunate that I haven't sustained any severe injury in my weight loss journey. I did strain/sprain (not sure which) my left knee halfway through my 12 week plan last...
A-Z: Habit - Monday, April 9th 2012 9:54 PM
I've acquired new habits since I began my weight loss journey last summer: My meal sizes for the day are quite different. It's ingrained now that I have a large breakfast, a...
A-Z: Goblet Squat - Saturday, April 7th 2012 5:18 PM
The goblet squat, a great lower body exercise, requires holding the weight against the chest. I use a dumbbell, holding it vertically with my hands cupping one end. The elbows...
A-Z: Focus - Friday, April 6th 2012 10:06 PM
Beginning last fall, I preferred silence during my weight lifting workouts. I still need music or another distraction on cardio days though. The silence helps me focus when...
A-Z: Exciting Accomplishments - Thursday, April 5th 2012 9:23 PM
I'm entering my tenth month since I've decided to lose weight through diet and exercise. I'm down to the last 10 lbs that I comfortably want to lose. My measures of progress...
A-Z: Descending Circuit - Wednesday, April 4th 2012 12:39 PM
Circuit training involves performing different exercises (push up, squat, jog in place, etc) one after another for a prescribed number of repetitions or time with minimal rest...
A-Z: Counting Calories - Tuesday, April 3rd 2012 12:22 AM
The only way I've been successful at losing weight was by counting calories. I've tried just limiting the amount of food on my plate while consistently exercising but the scale...
A-Z: Burpee - Monday, April 2nd 2012 12:12 AM
I tried this body weight exercise for the first time last year because I was following the workout from Tony Horton's book, Bring It! (great alternative to the pricey Beachbody...
A-Z: Ab Wheel - Sunday, April 1st 2012 12:19 AM
  Cheap equipment bought years ago probably from Walmart I noticed that it's been collecting dust so I decided to do something with it. It's supposed to...
Music: Ngayon Na - Sunday, March 11th 2012 9:14 PM
Slapshock's "Ngayon Na" is from their latest album Kinse Kalibre. I love this empowering song specially because of the chorus. It's a perfect wake up song.  NGAYON NA...
Stargazing - Saturday, February 25th 2012 11:00 PM
Looked up at the night sky and noticed the unusually bright star right below the crescent moon. A very bright star usually means it's a planet. Thought it was too early in the...
Spartacus: Vengeance Premiere - Sunday, January 29th 2012 8:20 PM
The show returned this past Friday and I'm so glad it's back! The main theme of the first episode is definitely change. Liam McIntyre now portrays Spartacus (Andy Whitfield...
Music: Wo Bu *** Xi Huan Ni - Thursday, January 19th 2012 8:47 PM
"Wo Bu Hui Xi Huan Ni" or "I Will Not Like You" by Bolin Chen is an insert song for the Taiwanese drama In Time With You. Bolin is known more as an actor but his singing is...
Metabolic Workout - Tuesday, January 3rd 2012 8:19 PM
Yesterday, I did my first workout of the year using the Spartacus Workout (2010) from Men's Health. It's a circuit of 10 strength exercises (60s work, 15s rest) repeated for...
My Desktop 2011 - Saturday, December 31st 2011 9:08 PM
For 2011: 3 were anime, 6 were TV show related, and only 2 was from Legend of the Seeker. I'm very skeptical that LotS will ever come back. Even Tribune hasn't emerge from...
Music: Questions - Monday, December 19th 2011 6:47 PM
Bamboo is back with his first solo album, No Water, No Moon. When I first heard the intro of "Questions", it reminded me of a country song which is not to my taste. The lyrics...
Music: Strangers - Wednesday, December 14th 2011 6:27 PM
It's a sad song about a regretful breakup but I love Hwanhee's duet with May Doni. "Strangers" is from Hwanhee's self-titled album released this year. I can listen to his...
Music: For You - Sunday, December 4th 2011 10:40 PM
"For You" by AZU is the twelfth ending song of the never-ending anime, Naruto Shippuden. Thankfully I wasn't sucked in to watching the show but at least I found out about this...