January Challenge: Nothing Fancy, Just Straight Weight Loss

Perhaps it’s fate that January 1st is a Monday. It’s a good place to start for rebuilding a body. And after the last few days of Christmas goodies, I desperately need it. For this January challenge, I am going a bit more elaborate than usual. You can follow along if you’d like, and feel free to modify any part of this plan.

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Challenging Myself: Putting My Foot Down on 600 Calories

So, last week I wanted to do my net 600 calorie diet. Unfortunately, I gained a pound over the week. This was not because my diet failed, but that I failed it. In theory, my plan for 600 calories has merit. However, I seem to lack the proper motivation to see it through. Am I capable of practicing any kind of restraint or have the mindset to address my issues?

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How to Be Realistic When Challenging Yourself

A lot of people will set astounding goals to reach. Unfortunately, many of them will try to go beyond their grasp. Don’t get me wrong, reaching for the stars is good – as long as you keep one foot on the ground. Challenging yourself is a great way to find your limitations and discover more about who you are. Just be realistic when you do so.

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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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