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Eating natural foods, taking the time to plan meals and snacks. Pre-planning is the key! Low carbs, lots of protein, healthy fats and plenty H20

Supplements & Drugs; none!


Strength Training; Mon, Wed & Fri doing big compound exercises that hit the big muscle groups.

Cardio; currently none.

Next Weigh in:


ReBoot Stats


Weight: 287lb

Body Fat: 44.7%

Muscle: 25.1%


Weight: - 21.6lb

Body Fat: - 3.3%

Muscle: + 1.6%


Weight: 308.6lb

Body Fat: 48.0%

Muscle: 23.5%


Before you start any exercise program or change your diet please contact your doctor before doing so.

Train safe! Eat healthy! :-)

Mid-Week Motivation: Don’t Look Too Far Ahead!

Something that I have been doing especially this year is planning things into blocks of 4 weeks. In these 4 weeks I plan my overall goal for that block, smaller weekly goals, my nutrition (what I am going to eat over the block) and how I am going to use my supplements.

I like to illustrate it using this image (above) of the road going into the horizon. Take a look at the white lines on the road; the more you follow them into the horizon the more obscure they become. I could easily describe the first line, and I could mention a few things about the second line, and the third is still in my view so I know what to expect, on and on but after the 4th line I would just be guessing. I could try to predict the white lines, make assumptions, but should I really build my goals and expectations on an assumption?

Four weeks works for me, I can see them, plan for them, but anything further and I don’t know what life is going to throw at me. Maybe for you your block could be 2 weeks, or even 5 weeks.

If I could travel back in time and meet myself in January 2010 and say to myself, “Do you know by the end of July you will have lost almost 4 and a half stones! (62lbs) I would have laughed!

And if I had tried to plan that far ahead, I think the pressure would have given me less results.

Plan everything meticulously in small blocks to reach your horizon and beyond!


Comment from Reinaldo
Time July 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm

This is great advice. It’s like a boat from America to Europe, 99% of the way you don’t get to see where you are going but if you follow the directions, you eventually get there 😀

Comment from Andrew
Time July 28, 2010 at 3:58 pm

Hi Reinaldo, that’s it mate! One step at a time. Thanks for commenting!

Take care,

Comment from Big Clyde
Time July 28, 2010 at 8:54 pm

Beautifully said. Thanks for the simple, but effective lesson.

Comment from Andrew
Time July 29, 2010 at 6:01 am

Hi Big Clyde, a big thank you for commenting :-) Good luck on wining yourself a New Belgium Bike!

Take care,

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