The curious case of the Sweet-Heart

I will first caveat this post with a disclaimer: The data you are about to read is purely correlational and has not met the rigors of the scientific method or supported by the benefit of peer reviewed articles (I just haven’t done a Google Scholar search).  It is purely observational and causation while inferred is […]

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And let us not grow weary…

It’s hard to believe the last time I posted was leap day almost two weeks ago.  Who or what can I blame? Lack of sleep is always a good one.  With a five month old who is teething I have been getting into sleep debt during the week and sleeping more on weekends.  -or- I just […]

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Leap Day!

Today was an extra day.  Well not really, but you can’t really have a quarter of a day every year.  That being said what all did you do with your extra day?  While, this Leap year’s extra day unfortunately HAD to be a Monday I spent honoring it with 29 reps on two of my exercises.  Push-ups […]

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No Sugar

I have given up sugar for Lent so that means for the next 40 days.  So that means no more sugar in my coffee, no more candy, no more cookies. And I have quite the sweet tooth.  No more hot chocolate.  No more cake or desserts with sugar.  Pretty difficult to do.  Not without help. […]

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Perspective

Taking a break from posting about workouts to take a little stock as a father and reflect on the past couple of months.  They say having children will change your life and it is so true.  It offers you a whole new perspective.  For instance watching her grow and develop every day is such a […]

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A good week

The last week of the first month of the new year was a good one.  I was able to get into a flow with incorporating yoga into my Functional Dad workouts.  At my wife’s suggestion I added in sun salutations to my Wednesday and Friday routine.  Holding each position for 3 breaths while difficult at […]

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Yoga Be Kidding Me

Two days down this week and its been yoga.  Monday was some upward and downward facing dog and Tuesday was Proud Warrior.  My abs woke up sore this morning.  Not sure if that is from the yoga (most likely) or the drill of carrying bricks up a ladder to secure a tarp for a leaky […]

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Jonas blew up my goals…

Last week I thought I wasn’t being to overly ambitious given the work week that I had but then along came Snowstorm Jonas and as a result I fell short.  After a couple of days without power (though we were much more fortunate than some) I got to thinking how I could prevent that from […]

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