Blog 2017-01-21T21:34:11+00:00

Moving to a New Website and a New Podcast!

Over the last couple of months, life has thrown me some curveballs that I am trying to hit, but to be honest, I'm struggling to keep up. I maintain two separate websites, two separate brands of me, so to speak: this site, bigmanintraining.com, which is the site I use to work on my weight loss [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Life in General|0 Comments

Suicide is NOT the Answer

By now I'm sure you may have heard of the 21 year old quarterback for the Washing State University Cougars, Tyler Hilinski, committing suicide this past Tuesday at his apartment in Pullman, Washington.  If you haven't, click on this link to read the story.  After you read it, come back here and keep reading this post.  [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Categories: Life in General|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Drinking Alcohol and Weight Loss

If you are wanting to lose weight, where does alcohol enter the equation?  Is having an alcoholic drink a detriment to your diet and exercise plan, even in moderation?  Is it ever beneficial to your health?  Once again, I'm not an expert here, but I have been doing some reading and research and want to [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Eating Right, Fitness|0 Comments

Exercising With Bad Knees

For those who may or may not know, I have knee issues.  My left knee has been surgically repaired, with the left meniscus partially cut away as it was not repairable and the right meniscus surgically repaired after tearing both during a five kilometer run two years ago.  It was during that time that my [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Fitness|Tags: , |1 Comment

Happy New Year and Welcome 2018!

Happy New Year and Welcome 2018! It's that time again.  Time to reflect on the year just past and the year we've just entered.  2017 is gone and 2018 is now one day old.  So let's have a frank talk about what's happened and what's being written down to work on for the new year. [...]

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Best Laid Plans…

The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy! (The best laid schemes of Mice and Men oft go awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain, For promised joy!) Robert Burns, To a Mouse (Poem, November, 1785)   This year, which [...]

By | December 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fitness|0 Comments

Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

    There are times when life happens and the plans you have made go down the drain and you are left with broken promises, heartache and unfulfilled wishes.  That has been my life over the last few months as life has taken it's toll on my body, my dreams and the promises [...]

By | September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Fitness, Goals|0 Comments

Things to Do Before Starting Your Plan

  We have our plans now for diet and exercise and we're committed to the New Year New You goals that we've set for ourselves.  We've talked to our doctor and we are ready to jump in and get this thing going, right?  As Lee Corso says, "Not so fast, my friend!".  We have some housekeeping [...]

By | January 8th, 2017|Categories: Fitness, Goals|0 Comments

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