what color is your pee? (the importance of hydration)

the first official G0T F@cT? FRIDAY How much water is enough? DEHYDRATION:  SIDE EFFECTS Being dehydrated just 1% can cause a decrease in cognitive function of 5%.  Literally, being dehydrated can make you dumber.  Water is good.  It is useful.  It helps pump nutrients and waste.  Good stuff in, bad stuff out.  Helps regulate stuff … Continue reading what color is your pee? (the importance of hydration)

Moving on up, setting goals, and getting our piece of the pie.

Time tends to fly by us. I'm told it only seems to go faster when you get older. Well, I'm set on making that time matter. As the days go by, I want them full. I want to be present in each moment, appreciating it for what it is, as I move on to the … Continue reading Moving on up, setting goals, and getting our piece of the pie.

Cause it’s Friday. Strength training workout to get you ready for the WEEKEND

I know you don't [exercise]... I know this. But I'm gone get you [sweatin] today. Cause it's Friday. You ain't got no job, and you ain't got sh** to do! Do this 10 minute workout before you start your weekend festivities. Your body will appreciate it. DESCRIPTION This is a full body strength circuit with added … Continue reading Cause it’s Friday. Strength training workout to get you ready for the WEEKEND

stamina.

It hurts. Just movement.  All of it... turning, walking, reaching, stepping.  It's a microwave-steamed frozen veggie and a let's see what's in the freezer night. The cause of all this suffering is 60 minutes of my day that is called "STAMINA".  Atomic Athlete kicks my ass.  (And not just the cardio I-sweat-and-had-my-heart-rate-up, but the real kind … Continue reading stamina.

got a mud run soon? Train with this Obstacle Course Sandbag Workout

Anyone in training for an obstacle course race or mud run? Whats the difference you say, in OCRs versus a normal run? Upper body strength is more necessary in races where you have to pull your body weight off the ground, such as the wall climbs in the Spartan and Tough Mudder. If there is … Continue reading got a mud run soon? Train with this Obstacle Course Sandbag Workout

a lovely day for a hike

I LOVE the weather in spring... and anything to do with the outdoors and the hills, lakes, and rivers around.  I’ve been kayaking and running.  The kind of stuff that makes being healthy fun. THE SPOT A hike to one my favorite spots on the Barton Creek greenbelt was overdue.  I woke up Saturday morning … Continue reading a lovely day for a hike