Monthly Archives for October 2014

It’s Gotta Be The Shoes!

In the 1980s, Spike Lee portrayed die-hard sports fan Mars Blackmon in a series of Nike commercials, also starring Michael Jordan. In the commercials Mars was convinced Michael Jordan’s basketball skills came from his Nike shoes, even though Jordan denied … Continue reading

28. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Exercise, General | 3 comments

Climbing Mountains

My family and I visited Denver this past weekend. My wife made a list of things for us to see and do while we were there and one of them was visiting St. Mary’s Glacier. All I was told before … Continue reading

21. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Exercise, General, Memories | 1 comment

Road Trip!

The family and I are on a long-weekend road trip. Normally I would be pretty excited about going on a road trip, but this one — just a few weeks into my new diet-and-exerciss regime, as me a bit concerned. … Continue reading

17. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Cheating | 1 comment

When the Exception Becomes the Rule

I used to make poor food choices 7 days a week, 3 times a day. Actually, 3 times a day is a low estimate as I was making some pretty poor food choices in between meals as well. For me, … Continue reading

14. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Diet, Food, General | 3 comments

RunKeeper, MyFitnessPal, and Lemonade

A friend of mine recently turned me on to two free phone apps: RunKeeper and MyFitnessPal. I’ve been using both of these apps for a week now to help me track and achieve my fitness goals. If you’re on Facebook … Continue reading

09. October 2014 by robohara
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Dealing with Snakes

For the past week I’ve been walking one mile laps around my neighborhood twice a day — once early in the morning and a second time late in the evening. My current walking path leads me past several houses that … Continue reading

07. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Diet, Exercise, General | 1 comment

Losing Weight by Walking

Several years ago, some co-workers of mine and I had a weight loss contest. It was a three month long contest, which I ultimately won by losing 35 pounds. Prior to the contest I wasn’t exercising at all. During those … Continue reading

02. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Exercise | 1 comment