Midyear Fitness Progress Report

2017 is almost half over and it’s time for the midyear fitness report! Actually, this is a bit early, but I need to report now because it is the last week of school for our kid. Once he’s out of school, I won’t be able to exercise as regularly. I’ll try my best, but I know I’ll only be able to work out occasionally. Okay, let’s go over my fitness goals this year and see how I’ve done so far.

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Exercising When Kids Are Out of School

School is almost out and I am not looking forward to summer break at all. I’ve been able to exercise consistently this year because our kid started kindergarten. Previously, it was really tough to exercise consistently. Now, I just go to the gym whenever our kid is in school. It’s a simple system and it worked beautifully. My fitness log shows that I rarely missed going to the gym this year. Well, the first few weeks were tough, but that was due to weather and other issues. I missed a few days during spring break too. From that experience, I know that summer break is going to absolutely mess up my exercise schedule. I really need to come up with some plans to stay active this summer.

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Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Review

My main goal this year is to become more physically active and try to become a bit leaner. 2017 started off very well and I’ve been going to the gym consistently. Usually I make it 5 times every week, but sometime there is an errant and I miss a day. That’s still not too bad, though. Check out my fitness log. I’ve been doing very well this year.

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey

Getting leaner means I have to add some muscle and reduce fat. It’s May now and I can finally see some result. My weight is up a bit and my belly fat is slowly going down. It’s an ongoing process because I can’t work out that hard due to a medical condition. To help me on the fitness journey, I’ve been taking a few supplements. One is the Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein and I’m going to review the product today.

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It’s Time to Get Lean for the Summer

It’s May and now is the time to get lean and mean for the summer. That’s what I plan every year, but I never could follow through. This year will be different, though. Why would this year will be different than the last 20 years? Okay, let me tell you. There are a few new strategies I’m putting into action this year. I’m sure it will make a difference and I’ll be leaner by the end of July. Read on…

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When The Universe Conspires Against Going to The Gym

Ugh! The gym is closed. Do you ever get the feeling the universe is conspiring against you? That’s how I feel this week about getting fit. On Tuesday, I was almost done with my workout when the fire alarm sounded. I quickly grabbed my jacket and left. I know you’re supposed to get out as fast as possible, but the locker was in the open gym area and the fire exit was very close by. Also, I didn’t see any fire or smell any smoke. I figured it was a random fire drill. My workout was pretty much done so I was good to go.

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Getting Back into The Gym After A Week Off

Ughh… I’m sore. I took a week off from working out during spring break to spend time with my kid. It was great because I needed a break from going to the gym all the time. However, it was tough to go back to the gym after a week off. I couldn’t do as many pull ups and I was sore all over. My shoulders and back don’t feel good at all. I have been icing them and that helped. Taking a week off was great, but I probably should have done a few light exercises even when I don’t go to the gym. Anyway, check out what we did for spring break.

Getting Back into The Gym After A Week Off

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