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  Tomorrow the Weight Bench! My attitude seems adjusted already, with a plan to clean the house!


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High-intensity interval training (HIIT) improved age-related decline in muscle mitochondria. 4 minutes on a stationary bike – 3 minutes off – 4 repetitions – 3 times a week! I can do that AND throw in some weight training on the off days! Here’s a link to the article:


My Home-Away-from-Home Home Gym

by carbonboy on September 18, 2016

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I’ll admit it – I am an aging baby boomer in total denial. As long as Paul McCartney remains alive and in relatively good health I am fine, as he’s about a decade older than me! Yet there are two elements necessary to remain in my state of denial: daily diet and exercise. My treadmill, […]


Carbonboy’s Diet & Exercise Plan

by carbonboy on July 1, 2013

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Notes:  1. with Chia seeds and Goji berries, 2. with flaxseed and non-fat milk, 3. add seafood on Sunday, 4. with Feta cheese, sunflower seeds and Kalamata olives, 5. with leeks and kale. I went in for a physical today, as I hadn’t had a real one for about three years. All the blood work […]


I’m not *ucking around!

by carbonboy on June 5, 2013

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My second bedroom serves as my home gym until I enclose half of my screened porch late this summer. Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is my 2nd all-time favorite Green Day song (with American Idiot topping it). I never took the time to figure out the trilogy storyline and found their last CD a disappointment, but […]