Recent Posts by Shawn B.

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Dec 2, 2014 4:51am
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Motivation & Support / Workout partner Albuquerque, NM

I'm the type that needs someone physically present to work out with. Anyone in the 505 area willing to go to the gym with me?

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Dec 2, 2014 4:49am
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Challenges / 10 Miles a Week-Walk/Run/or Hike Challenge

I'm training for 5K, using the Zombies Run app. That's about ten miles a week!

03 Dec
Made 9 miles last week! At 6 in only two days! Feels great!!
03 Dec
Oops! Sorry! Meant on a reply!
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23 Posts
Nov 30, 2014 3:58am
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Workouts and Programs / Who runs Zombies Run 5K?

It is! It's for Android/iOS

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Nov 30, 2014 3:48am
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Nov 29, 2014 7:05pm
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Workouts and Programs / Who runs Zombies Run 5K?

I just started and I'm on the third day. Who else is enjoying this amazing 5K training?

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Nov 16, 2014 4:00am
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Motivation & Support / Back at it

I've been in a funk for the past few months and put on 15lbs. Got back on the stationary bike today and rode for 41 minutes while watching a cycling video on YouTube on the TV directly in front of the bike. It's really the only way I ever feel motivated to be on the bike, is if I feel like I'm actually riding a bike lol. I know if I keep at it for a few days I'll transition into other exercises, especially my favorite, the kettlebell swing

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23 Posts
Jul 9, 2014 7:22pm
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Motivation & Support / Albuquerque Anyone?

Just sent you a message Ashley!

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Jul 9, 2014 7:17pm
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Ask the Pros / Explosive training

Yikes never mind lol.

09 Jul
Yeah. I was desperate to increase my vertical because even though I'm 6,1 I cannot touch an official rim. I asked my friend how he managed to jump high, he told me weights on legs, he'd use that while running and squatting. It greatly increased his vertical but the cost were 3 knee surgeries and his hump was never the same
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Jul 9, 2014 4:06pm
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Ask the Pros / Explosive training

I would think that perhaps adding weights to your ankles while sprinting will help build that explosive response you're looking for.

09 Jul
Exactly it helps but at a costly risk. It messes up your knees badly. My friend did this when he was young. They told me his jumping vertical was amazing but his knees suffered greatly. He's had like 3 surgeries on his knees
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23 Posts
Apr 6, 2014 1:59pm
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30 Somethings / Fitness buddy

I would love to have a buddy to remind me to workout!

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Apr 6, 2014 1:52pm
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Men's Locker Room / Dumping porn habit?

Get a woman who takes your mind completely off of porn lol.

17 Feb
Yes, it's the best thing ever. Feelings will change about porn. Porn is gross anyway because v's and d's are nasty and confusing. Although, when you do it with the girl, it will feel different with her....trust me
20 Jun
it didn't work in my situation. not sure what its was, but sure is too late to correct the problem. it fucks with a woman. to me, if I can't please you leave me the fuck alone, why even plan to want to be with someone you think you are spending the rest of your life with, & with family in mind??? all so you can just go dump it all in the toilet? over what... porn ??? Say, that only creates bigger problems and gives you the temptation to screw around when you can't hold your own... leave her...
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Apr 6, 2014 1:13pm
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Ask the Pros / Hands hurt REALLY bad - cant grip weights overhand??

Stagger your grip on the dead lifts. One underhand, one overhand. After a certain amount of weight, your fingers just weren't designed to hold on to excessive amounts. By staggering your grip, you can focus on the actual lift instead of the gripping.

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Apr 2, 2014 2:17pm
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Apr 2, 2014 2:13pm
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Mar 12, 2014 1:36pm
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Diet & Nutrition / Why I follow Metabolic Balance

3 years ago I was introduced to Metabolic Balance. It's a nutrition program from Germany which is not as well known here in the States. My aunt from Germany introduced me to it. It was developed by a team of doctors, but not as a "diet". Because it's a nutrition program that can be used by people trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle through food. If you are overweight, losing fat is a great side effect of this program. And it makes you feel amazing.

When I started in early 2011 I stuck with it 100%. And it worked. I got my blood drawn and measured myself and sent the info to my aunt, who then sent it to the Metabolic Balance doctors, who formulated my customized plan based on my blood values. So right away you can see it's not a catch all plan like most other "diets" out there. It's specific to MY body.

After the first week I began to see results. I was amazed. Because this program is designed to stabilize your hormones (which control everything in your body, including weight) I began to feel happier, more energetic, more in control of my emotions. People immediately saw the happiness on my face, my lightened mood. The meal plan was very straight forward, I had a specific weight of protein and vegetables I had to eat for each meal, each value calculated from my body information. I could only have one protein per meal, which makes sense since because this makes it easier for your body to process. For instance, if toy eat a cheeseburger with Mayo, you have three different proteins to process, and since that is difficult for the stomach, it turns most of that into fat. No sugar either. Not one bit. Except naturally occurring sugars like in fruits. Processed sugars turn into fat, especially if you are not exercising hard enough to get rid of that energy.

So for instance my breakfast could be 230 grams Greek yogurt. The plain kind since the flavored ones have sugar. Vanilla is sugar! And 100 grams berries and for crunch, I crumbled in some WASA bread. That's it. Or another option could be 2 boiled eggs, mashed avocado and spread on pure rye bread or wasa bread. Put the sliced eggs on top and mmmm it's delicious.

Anyway, as a result of this healthy nutrition plan I began to drop the pounds, quickly and healthily! By the second week I had dropped 6 lbs. afterwards I averaged about 5 lbs a week. And there were never plateaus, EVER. I drank my 4 liters water every day, stuck to the plan and I felt great. In about 4 months, I lost about 80 lbs. Had I actually done more exercise, I probably would have lost more.

Now I'm back on the plan, because I had faltered. My wife and I had a cold and we both gained a lot of weight and me heart problems are reading their ugly head again. Time to get back to it and eating healthy!

12 Mar
keep it up ! . Stick to what works
18 Mar
That's a good effort. But was it the diet itself that caused the weight loss or were you just eating less calories due to eating "cleaner" foods?
18 Mar
Lewis, the weight loss was a result of feeding my body only natural foods. This program does not count calories at all. It's not a diet. Weight loss is a side effect.
28 Aug
Really cool information! Keep it dude! I would recommend you to try nootropics. They can give you anything you need. You can find them here: https://nootropicboost.com. There are stacks for insomnia, study, workout and etc.
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23 Posts
Mar 12, 2014 5:22am
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30 Somethings / Asl?

30/m/Albuquerque

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Mar 12, 2014 3:44am
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30 Somethings / What Made You Change?

I was always a big guy and I usually carried it well since I am 6' 5". Recently however, I've begun to experience heart problems and it's kicked me in the butt to get in shape. I have a 10 month old son and I plan on seeing him have his own children. That is motivation enough.

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Mar 12, 2014 3:36am
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30 Somethings / Do you speak another languange?

Ja ich bin von Deutschland, aber ich hab fast mein gansen leben im Amerika gewohnt.

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23 Posts
Mar 12, 2014 3:34am
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30 Somethings / Newbie!

Welcome! I just joined myself!

12 Mar
Ah right Shawn
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23 Posts
Mar 12, 2014 3:27am
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Motivation & Support / Albuquerque Anyone?

I'm from ABQ! Also looking for a workout buddy

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23 Posts
Mar 12, 2014 3:15am
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Welcome Wagon / Hello from Albuquerque

Just wanted to stop in and say hello to everyone and to make friends. Just getting back into fitness to combat metabolic disease and fatigue.

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23 Posts
Mar 11, 2014 2:31pm
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Teen Zone / INSTAGRAM ANYONE?!

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23 Posts
Mar 11, 2014 2:30pm
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