Trading Places: "No pushups!" (Tuesday, June 30th, 2009)

It is Tuesday already… I have come to the conclusion that Monday night is very hard for me to blog.  By the time I get home from bootcamp at 7:30, eat dinner and shower, it’s 9-10 pm.  Yesterday overall went pretty well.  My diet was great, I stayed up and...

More and More From Matt P.

I want to pre-empt this next statement with an apology and I want to make understood that this statement is in no way a subtle way to compliment myself in any way. I lose weight if I so much as look at a piece of cardio equipment.  For me, that sucks. Now, as a...

Trading Places: Giving the body a break (Friday, June 26th, 2009)

Happy Friday everyone!  My apologizes for not keeping up with my blog this week, but frankly, there was a whole much to say.  I knew on Monday that something wasn’t right with how I was feeling.  I was more “achy” than I normally am, and I was sluggish and just not my...

"It's not a lie if you believe it"

I was hit with a bit of wisdom when chatting with Jason today in the office.  In reference to some fitness related (and unrelated) topics, Jason reminded me of Seinfeld’s George Costanza’s classic line “It’s not a lie if you believe it.”...

Yet Another Word From Matt P.

Working out is hard. Being aware of your diet, I now remember, is hard. Doing both of these things (well) with a busy schedule is very hard. Typical daily nutrition: (The goal of all of this is LBM gain with minimal BF gain) Breakfast: 5:30 am 30g whey protein isolate...