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Diabesity Challenge Day #51 – A1C Results are In… 5.6

I was surprised yesterday to find a copy of my blood test in the mail from my doctor’s office. I was pleasantly surprised to see that my A1C test showed up with the numbers 5.6. I am still in the … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #50 – Don’t Get Eaten by an Alligator

My first day of Creatine Loading went well yesterday other than a few problems with gas. I drank lot’s and lot’s of water yesterday and will do the same today. Only 4 more days of this loading phase then I … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #48 – A Garden and Elements

Here we are at day #48 of this 365 day mission to challenge this thing we call diabesity. Thus, after a start that included cardio and light strength training has turned around to where I am doing heavy lifting and … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #47 – Adding Cardio

My visit with my primary went wonderful yesterday although it could take up to two weeks to get my A1C test results back as Jennifer will be on vacation next week. I always enjoy visiting with Dr. Byrne as she … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #46- A1C Test Day

My blood sugar is high again this morning at 119 and for the life of me I can’t figure out why other than that darn inflammation that comes when the body tries to heal. I am lifting very heavy and … Continue reading

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How long does it take to get out of shape?

It takes about twice as long (if not longer) to get IN shape than it is to fall OUT of shape. The amount of time in which we notice these changes though is dependent upon our current activity level and … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #45 – The Beast is Back

Opposed to yesterday, today I woke up a little later filled with energy and it is showing through in my workout. I am killing it today as I pump these arms up. Not only am I taking each set to … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #43 – The Chest of a Beast

I woke up this morning with low energy and the feeling like I just want to go back to bed for a few more hours. For this reason I made my way out to the garage and starting lifting weights … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #43 – Dude, I’m Maxing Out my Bowflex

I am reaching the point once again where I am maxing out the bowflex machine I have and once again will have to consider options. I added and extra two bars last year that brought the bowflex to the maximum … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #42 – Fast, Hard and Furious

I woke up late this morning and am pushing through my morning workout as quickly as possible with causing injury. This is how I should be working out each morning. Sometimes I take to long between sets where as I … Continue reading

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