How to Challenge Yourself to Get Into Shape…and Succeed

In reality, your strongest opposition to being healthy is yourself. You can make excuses why you can’t exercise, but it all boils down to not having the motivation do get into shape. There’s always something you can do that benefits your life. All you need is a way to challenge yourself.

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June 2017 Fitness Challenge: 50 Pounds to Go!

I have 50 pounds to go before I am at my original goal weight. There’s doubt I will lose that much inside this month, but I will still strive to lose at least 15. I have five full months to get down to Captain America size. So, what am I doing for my June 2017 Fitness Challenge here on Crossing Colorado?

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80 in 4: Update Week 6 – Making Good Choices

I know this one is a bit late, but I wanted to at least give an update for week five. I gained a bit of weight, then lost it. Right now, I am not sure how much I weigh, but I have definitely noticed a profound difference. I have developed far more definition in my upper body as of late. I’m actually quite proud of the choices I have been making this past week.

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80 in 4: Update Week 5 – Enough Excuses

So, I forgot to weigh myself this morning. I think part of me really doesn’t want to look at the scale because I know I did pretty bad this week. I’m sure I can throw out all kinds of likely excuses why I performed so poorly. But the reality is that I just had a hard time caring. I know…my frame of mind was terrible. Needless to say, I doubt I am going to make it to the 80 pound goal in four months.

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80 in 4: Update Week 4 – Went Backwards in a Big Way

So, this last week has been quite disappointing for me in terms of weight. I was incredibly bad at eating for several days. My weight went backwards and now I weigh more than I did than when I first started. Although I am a bit angry at myself, I cannot believe that I slipped that much this last week. Then I realized a few things about myself that may be why I gained so much weight.

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