Many people may have heard this before, but it is such a true statement in regards to how your beliefs and commitments will be only as strong as the individual thoughts, experiences, and pre-existing beliefs support it. I am still … Continue reading The Table Top Theory
My youngest son is going to be stoked when he comes home from school today, he will immediately ask me if he can make up one of our homemade vegan black bean burgers. I have attempted at least 20 recipes, … Continue reading VEGALEO VEGAN BURGERS ON STEROIDS: 14 YR/OLD KID TESTED/APPROVED!
I still get amused hearing and seeing people in my age bracket(mid 40’s), reading up on how some kid (half our age is a kid to us!) got all jacked, or all ripped, or just had a major transformation, and … Continue reading You’re Not 20, So Why Are You Trying To Live Like It?
There are many quotes that describe this point when you have reached so low, that the only option is to begin to work your way up. I would definitely have to say that a little over a month ago, it … Continue reading My Daily Reminder
No question, as soon as someone begins to discuss eating a healthier diet, this is their first objection. True, healthy foods are more expensive than processed foods, however, it is the quality of food that is important, not the quantity. … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Hear “It’s Too Expensive To Eat Healthy”
Haven’t written an update in a bit, really trying to get the website in place to help others like me, middle age, maybe a parent, a spouse, who struggles with the balance of life and maintaining a healthy active lifestyle. … Continue reading Becoming “Vegalean” 21 Days Later
First complete day of a 16 hour fast, followed by a workout in which I could barely move in the beginning. Legs are very sore, which was anticipated, and within a few minutes had the blood flowing and reduced the soreness by about 70%. Allowed me to at least complete my workout, and to help with recovery, I took out the jump lunges and lunges with side laterals and replaced with a plank dumbbell row and a shoulder complex movement. Once 11am hit this morning, my first veggie smoothie tasted better than just about anything I can remember. Here was … Continue reading Day 2: 21 Shred Wrap Up
Like anything in life, the excitement of beginning something new helps fuel the motivation and ambition to succeed. When that “honeymoon” phase wears out, it is what separates the doers and the not-doers. So completing day 1 was a success, … Continue reading Day 1 on 21 Shred: In the books
It has really been a mental warm up to get to this point, but I am ready for the challenge, and more importantly, the change. Tomorrow morning will be my first day on my 21 Shred challenge, which is going … Continue reading Tomorrow: My life changes forever!