Basic Fitness Advice

A few of my friends recently asked for some advice on getting in better shape this year. The goals were the same: Feel better in daily life Lose a little bit of weight Fill out (or not fill out) clothing a little better Do not get hurt I’m not a fitness expert – my main… Continue reading Basic Fitness Advice

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I figure turning 30 is momentous enough that I should blog about it. I’ve learned so much about life, myself, and others over the past decade that I wanted to take a few minutes to look back and reflect on those things. I’m going to concentrate on the things I’ve experienced over the last decade,… Continue reading Thirty

101 in 1001 Wrap Up

**Update: I think we did a pretty decent amount of things on our list and I’m proud of us. It was a great way to plan ahead and also to see how our plans changed/evolved over 1001 days. I hope our next 1001 days are just as exciting! I got inspired by a post my friend… Continue reading 101 in 1001 Wrap Up

Springs Preserve

Nick and I finally made it to the Springs Preserve. I am so glad we had a voucher for two free admissions because if we had to spend money on it, I would have been even more disappointed. This place was just pretty lame overall. The only neat parts were a couple desert animal exhibits and… Continue reading Springs Preserve

Hiking at Mount Charleston

After a great win yesterday at flag football, Angela suggested we head up to Mount Charleston to do some hiking (buy AK47’s) and see what Fitz would do in the snow. After some initial hesitation on my part, due to both tiredness and laziness, I agreed it would be a good idea. We both knew… Continue reading Hiking at Mount Charleston

Squat Fun!

Angela and I had another great workout today. It consisted primarily of lots and lots of squats, and I thought I’d post a sampling of what we did: Angela Back Squat – 135 x 10 Nick Back Squat – 225 x 20 Nick Front Squat – 275 x 1 Nick Front Squat – 315 x… Continue reading Squat Fun!

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East Coast Trip 2014

In late September, Angela and I journeyed to the east coast of the United States, visiting Boston, Rhode Island (Newport and Narraganset), and New York City. We had a ton of fun and did a lot of cool stuff. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, however, I’ll just let them tell the story:… Continue reading East Coast Trip 2014

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