What I will be doing for the next 3-4 months is documenting and recording everything I do and then once I have retested myself, I will write another blog post that shows both the before and after as well as the methods I implemented in order to help get me to the finish line. I think it will be an added bonus if my strength and power have increased as well, but the biggest thing for me right now is just feeling more comfortable in my own skin.
I think my weight loss story started out similar to most others in a sense that I was doing it out of desperation and I was tired of feeling bad for myself. I had always been bigger than most kids throughout my childhood, but I liked being bigger because I felt like I could use it to my advantage with my height in sports.
Once I got into high school, I ballooned up to 330 pounds my freshmen year and always thought that I weighed a lot less than I actually was. My reality check came when we had taken our freshmen physicals for sports and I was tipping the scales at 305 pounds. Even though I was alarmed, I thought I could still work with what I had, but I was completely wrong. That year I couldn’t make it through the first two weeks of football conditioning so I gave up and focused on my one love, basketball.
Being 6’1 since 8th grade and outweighing the other kids had always been an advantage. The hard part was that once I got to high school, there were other kids just as tall or ta...
With the holidays having come to a close and the beginning of 2017 now upon us, there has never been a more opportune time to take advantage of a clean slate and make 2017 the year that you achieve the goals that you’ve set out for yourself! I’m sure you have noticed the hoi polloi crowding the gym this past week. Although it’s AWESOME to see everyone coming in with a renewed vigor and readiness, it seems to die out all too quickly after only a couple weeks.