Saturday, December 6, 2008

One More Try

I blogged for the majority of '07, and really enjoyed sharing my life with everyone.  We dropped internet in order to both save money and get some work done on the house.  It worked, we have more money now, and our major basement project is 99% finished.  I'll post some pics later on.  I haven't really felt like I had much to share for the last couple of months, but now I'm ready to give it another run.  There is still a lot I need to do to get the blog looking good, but I figured that first I'll see how I do at just keeping up with posting.  

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Set 1: 16
Set 2: 13
Set 3: 11
Set 4: 11
Burn out set: 33
Total: 84

Monday, August 18, 2008

Week 2, Day 1

Set 1: 12
Set 2: 12
Set 3: 9
Set 4: 7
Burn out: 30
Total: 70

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Week 1, Day 3

Not a lot of progress

26 (burn out)
74 total

Thursday, August 14, 2008

100 push ups: week 1, day 2

Set 1: 12
Set 2: 12
Set 3: 10
Set 4: 10
Set 5 (burn out): 26

Total: 70

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

100 push ups: week 1, day 1

I started today following the program. Here's how it went
Set 1: 10
Set 2: 10
Set 3: 8
Set 4: 6
Burnout: 22
Total of 54

I feel like I could have done more, but had a daughter come over to climb on me.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Ever since I finished up high school sports (over 9 years ago now), I've been on a steady decline healthwise, with a few months here and there of thinking about getting fit. Well, last Christmas, I weighed in at a fat 250. Through pretty much dieting only, I got down to 220. In May, I started a pretty rigorous lifting program, and have built myself up to the low 230s, but I'm pretty sure the weight I've gained back has been muscle.

I've still got some belly to get rid of, and my gym membership runs out at the end of August. With coaching this fall, I won't really have time to get to the gym. So, for the next couple of months, I'm going to try to push myself with some other challenges. Here they are:

I did my initial test this morning, and did 33. I thought I would be a little better than that, but it's something.

and the other one is becoming a 30 minute runner, and after that a one hour runner. This one will be a lot tougher than the one above.

I'll try to do my best to keep up to date on my progress.

Hopefully in November, I'll be able to get back into a gym, and hit the weights hard again.

Anybody else have any fitness challenges that you have tried?