Calisthenics, Exercise

Hannibal for King

Ok, so I was in Iraq on my second tour and one of my friends was telling me about the Spartan Race. Depending on the type of race, it’s composed of obstacles throughout a course that varies in length, usually 5km+. If you’ve seen Tough Mudders and similar events, then you know what I’m talking about. Anyway, I was looking through the website and all of the videos they had posted. Then I came across THIS video:
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Diet, Exercise, Ketosis, Macronutrients, Weight loss

Personal Update 3

Hey everybody, I apologize for not writing this sooner. I meant to put these out every Monday, but life happens right? Anyway? I’m currently at 240.4 lbs as of Sunday morning, so it could be less. Mind you now, when I first started writing this blog I was at 256. That’s 16 lbs just about in a month and a half, probably shorter. You see this keto stuff works, right? And I actually came out of ketosis for about a week and I was having a little trouble getting back in. So there you go.

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How to Get Started on a Ketosis Diet

I know last post I said was going to get into who inspired me to jump back into calisthenics, but I’ve been getting asked this question a lot lately. We can save my motivation for next week. Let’s make things a little easier for those who don’t know where to start.

There are a few methods of approach that you can take to begin, but I’ll give you three steps that kind of summarize what I did so that maybe it’s easier for you.

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Calisthenics, Exercise

Why Calisthenics?

This should be a lot easier to explain than my “why ketosis” posts. In fact, this should only take one post (hopefully). Let me try to be as concise as possible.

As I’ve stated before, calisthenics have been a big part of my life ever since I was very young. They were initially used as a form of punishment for me because I was pretty hard-headed as a young kid. A lot of kids got timeouts and whoopings; I got push-ups, six inches, squats, and whatever else was dreamt up. Needless to say, I was pretty strong and a natural athlete. You know those kids that do field day at school and get ALL the ribbons? Yep, I was that guy.

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Keto Side Effects and Myths

Before I get into this post, I just want to wish everybody a Happy 4th of July!! I hope you get to pop fireworks without getting arrested and all that good stuff. So now back to business…

Every good thing can’t come without consequences, am I right? The same applies to ketosis. The good news, though, is that most of these side effects are temporary and usually subside once you’ve been doing it for a week or so.

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