Author Archive for Fit Dad - Kevin

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 →

I Don’t Use Fitness Apps

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As the title clearly states, I don’t use any fitness apps.  I thought this would be an interesting topic to discuss for three main reasons: Our society today is extremely smart phone dependent.  We use them for everything these days, including it seems getting in shape. Over the last few years there have been a… Read more →

Cheat Meals and Cheater-cise

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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 been really good on my nutrition.  Unexpectedly, we decide to go to dinner as a family.  Maybe our daughter did really well at swim lessons,… Read more →

Thoughts on Teen Bodybuilding

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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 to get into bodybuilding.  As a website devoted to Dads, their families, and their joint fitness goals, I think it appropriate to weigh in on… Read more →

Additional Dumbbell Mistakes

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I just wrote an article about 3 Common Dumbbell Mistakes, however there are definitely more to discuss so I thought I’d throw a few extra ones in here as I think of them.  Here they are: Jerky Motions – I alluded to this in some of the other mistakes, but thought it deserved it’s own… Read more →

3 Common Dumbbell Mistakes

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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 around me.  Without fail, every time I do this I see someone using dumbbells in a way that screams injury. Once you have been using… Read more →