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Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 14 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

DrFaulken and I have had encouraging results from this eating plan. With a mid-diet vacation in Las Vegas and a break from the gym, he has lost 6 pounds and 2% of his body fat. My weight has gone up and down, but my body fat percentage has consistently gone down. I like this eating […]

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Inexpensive way to deal with doggy stank mouth

Inexpensive way to deal with doggy stank mouth

As long-time readers know, our middle dog Rosie suffered from masticatory muscle myositis, an autoimmune disorder where her body decided her jaw muscles were a bacterial infection. She’s undergone a lot of treatment with Prednisone, and while she can’t open her mouth fully any more, she’s in far better shape than she used to be. […]

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Day 01 of the Mike Dolce 3 Week Diet

Sedagive? and I started our latest diet two days ago. We didn’t do it because of a New Year’s Resolution, we did it because we were clear of holiday eating and I still have a week left at home before going back to the office. Mike Dolce is a former mixed martial artist and UFC […]

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10,000 Kettlebell Swing Challenge – Week 3

10,000 Kettlebell Swing Challenge – Week 3

Two weeks ago, Sedagive? and I started the 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge. And by started, I mean did 200 swings and called it a day. In the spirit of not giving up, we’ve been doing the best we can to swing to 10,000 repetitions. Here’s what we’ve done and some preliminary results. Tags: 10000swings, featured, […]

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10,000 Kettlebell Swing Challenge – Day 1

10,000 Kettlebell Swing Challenge – Day 1

The 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge is a workout from Dan John, who published it in September of this year. I love working out with kettlebells, and while the swing it the quintessential kettlebell move, I have always done workouts with several other movements. I was curious to try the 10,000 swing challenge. One of the […]

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Omron HBF-306C Fat Loss Monitor Review

Omron HBF-306C Fat Loss Monitor Review

Way back when I used to live in Virginia, something magical would happen about once a month. I’d take off almost all of my clothes in front of another guy and he’d pinch me gently all over my body. Meaning, my friend and personal trainer Yoda would use calipers to measure my body fat. I […]

Men’s Health 10 Minute Torchers Home Exercise Program Review

Men’s Health 10 Minute Torchers Home Exercise Program Review

By the time Men’s Health 10 Minute Torchers home workout program gets challenging you are better off spending the same amount of time doing something else. Here’s my review.

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Men’s Health Magazine Is More Ads Than Content

Men’s Health Magazine Is More Ads Than Content

How much of an issue of Men’s Health magazine real content, and how much is just ads? Turns out there’s a shitload of ads.

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Fed UP

Fed UP

I’m not sure what’s going to happen with Sedagive?, but my odyssey with the Jawbone UP has come to an end. Sedagive? is on her third Jawbone UP, and mine had issues less than two months after purchasing. Mine wouldn’t accurately track how long I was sitting down, and it would sporadically fail to record […]

Cap Barbell Kettlebell Review
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Cap Barbell Kettlebell Review

At less than $1/lb, the Cap Barbell kettlebell is a good bargain, but has an odd shape in the handle that might bother some.

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