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Month: April 2016

How this competition season was different than the last time

Getting ready for the Jay Cutler Classic this season was very different than getting ready for the New England Championship in November 2014. Here are some of the obvious reasons: This time I had a coach. Coaches can be a big investment, both financially and mentally. Not only are you paying for someone’s expertise, but […]

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Reflection: My weightloss journey, prep and what I’ve learned

I’ve been doing this weightloss thing for over four years now, and I’ve learned a lot. I’ve learned about science and nutrition, I’ve learned about weight lifting and endurance, I’ve learned about myself and more importantly, how what you’re doing can attract both positive and negative people. The past few days I’ve gotten a lot […]

Spaghetti squash two ways

Update: While I was in the weight loss phase of my journey and into competition prep, I eliminated grains that didn’t keep me full. Part of this was because they didn’t keep me full and the other part was to moderate my carbohydrate intake. During this time, I focused on increasing vegetables as a source […]