Review – Les Mills Combat

Previous to a few years ago I had not been much interested in any of the Martial Arts – that was until I started doing P90X (see my review of P90X vs Insanity vs P90X2 vs T25 vs P90CX3 here).  I found Kenpo X (or Kempo, depending on who you are …

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Review – Charlene Johnson’s PiYo DVD series from Beachbody

Pilates and Yoga have been combined before, I believe Jonathan Urla may have coined the term Yogalates, meaning a mixture of the two practices. But more recently the term Piyo has come to be associated with Beachbody’s Charlene Johnson’s Piyo which, while it too is a combination of Pilates and Yoga, is a nearly continuous …

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Review – Schwinn 130 / Journey 1.0 Exercise Stationary Bike

  To replace an aging recumbent bike (that had malfunctioned, I had to jerry-rig the resistance magnet to make it work) we decided to go with a regular upright bike for bike training and exercise.  My preference is an upright bike, though we had gotten a good deal on the …

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Review – FitBit Flex

Everyone’s heard of them – activity-trackers.  They are devices that you wear on your wrist or in your pocket or another place on your person and which monitor and track your physical activities – whether it is general movement, steps, stairs, sleep, etc.  If you want to keep a bit …

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A Review of Some Exercise/Fitness Logging Sites

This review will cover a few of the more popular exercise logging and fitness tracking websites, though I’m going to center this review around a few of my favorites and then more briefly touch on some others. This review also goes along with my next blog post – A Review of …

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(Finding) Time to Exercise

Finding Time to Exercise

What about those people who can’t find time to exercise?  I hear it all the time: “I don’t have time to exercise.” “I would if I could find the time.” “I have kids and a job, there’s just no time to workout.” “My job keeps me pretty busy and then …

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P90X vs. Insanity vs. P90X2 vs. T25 vs. P90X3

P90X vs. INsanity Vs. P90X2 vs. T25 vs. P90X3

I’m no fitness expert but I do work out often for health and fun and as a hobby, I try to keep in pretty good shape and be an all-around fit person; which involves working hard in various and varied areas of fitness.  And in my case it includes the …

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Trim Endeavors Podcast Interview of Jen’s 225+ Pound Weight Loss

  In previous posts I have mentioned how a number of years ago my wife, Jennifer, and I started eating better, exercising, and losing weight. Jennifer lost a tremendous amount of weight, 225+ pounds, all of it through diet and exercise.  She did have surgery to remove excess skin after …

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Fitocracy.com – The Fitness Social Network To Level Up In Real Life

Fitocracy

(A note here – I started writing this entry quite some time ago, last year in fact, and it has sat in my blog’s DRAFT folder for quite some time.  Since then I’ve moved on to logging things in Weighttrainning.com and Runkeeper.com and don’t use Fitocracy anymore, but since I went to the trouble …

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Been a Long Time, Part II!

Been a Long Time, Part II! I‘m going to echo the first line of my last blog entry – “Yea, it’s been a long time.”   Why?   Well, I guess the blogging craze has dropped out a little, but matured, both in general and for me personally.  There’s still always  been …

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