Back In Action!

After a severely long layoff, I have emerged from hibernation faster, stronger, and only moderately grumpy.  Stay tuned for more posts over the next few weeks as I get back…

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Kid Push-Ups

I walked in the other day to my daughter doing push-ups, or as much of a push-up as a four year old can manage (I'm going to wait until 5…

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Cheater-Cise

I wanted to write about this because frankly it's something I struggle with on a regular basis.  Here's the setup:  I have already exercised for the day and I've also…

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Teen Bodybuilding

I see various aspects of this topic debated on a regular basis on the bodybuilding forums I frequent, both by parents as well as the teens themselves who are looking…

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Dumbbell Mistakes

When I'm working out I fully concentrate on my workout.  However, if I'm at a gym but in-between sets, resetting weight, etc. I tend to notice the other gym goers…

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Core Importance

I think that the term Core is most often associated with Abs when discussed in the context of exercise.  However, your core is much more than that and more important…

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5 Cheating Guidelines

Let's put it bluntly - at some point you are going to cheat on your nutrition program.  Be it at your kids birthday party, at a work happy hour, or…

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Got Sugar?

"100% Healthy", "All-Natural", "Straight From The Orchard", "No Sugar Added" - These are all phrases that you will find commonly splashed across many of the fruit juices available at the…

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Home Gym Made Easy

Gym memberships can be great.  You can get access to a ton of different machines, a good range of dumbbell weights, different types of bars and benches, multiple cardio options,…

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Supplement Basics

I've touched on supplements in a few of my previous articles - particularly in The Protein Bar Problem, Supplement Reviews - Labdoor, and in the Nutrition Basics series - however…

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Starting To Workout

As Dads we are all very different people, however I feel like at one point or another, every guy has decided they were going to try "working out"..  However, making…

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Dining Out

Realistically, as a busy dad with a job, family, and friends, you can't always be at home to eat a perfectly nutritionally balanced meal at just the right time.  Whether…

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Quick Workouts

Exercising as a busy dad is all about getting the best bang for your buck out of your workout sessions, as you generally don't have time to spend hours at…

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Nutrition Basics

In my opinion, finding a nutrition plan that works for your lifestyle and helps meet your fitness goals is the toughest part to getting fit.  There are two main hurdles…

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Back In Action!

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After a severely long layoff, I have emerged from hibernation faster, stronger, and only moderately grumpy.  Stay tuned for more posts over the next few weeks as I get back into the swing of things.

Kindergarten Push-Ups

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I walked in the other day to my daughter doing push-ups, or as much of a push-up as a four year old can manage (I’m going to wait until 5 until I really crack down on her form, you know, don’t want to be too harsh).  When I asked her why, she said “I need… Read more →