Hi, I'm Richard

This is my personal blog about losing weight and gaining strength. Currently, I'm statistically obese (BMI >30.0). I'm about to change this and the purpose of this journal is to document the process. As of this writing, I'm already two weeks in. Want to know more: you can do so by reading this page. Maybe this blog will inspire you. Maybe you will find some useful tips or just get motivated by my story

A quick update

We are four months into 2019, and it’s time for an update. The only reason for not updating this blog is that I’m sorting out my exercise regime. A lot has happened since the last time. I&...

2018: What.A.Year!

Two more days and 2018 will be history. As we are getting bombarded with endless lists of what we have listened to, accomplished and what not it’s time to reflect 2018 and how I perceived it. 20...

Treadmill vs. running outside

Ah yes. The treadmill discussion. People ask me all the time why I’m running on a treadmill rather than running outside. Well, different reasons. Let me start with the practical one: I’m a...

Attempting a metric century

Ever since my brother and I picked up my bike at Canyon one of the goals was to ride a metric century before the end of the year. I’ve been reading all about these epic rides and despite the adv...

Mixing it up

Brace yourself; winter is coming. We all know the phrase, and we all know what that means — spending more time indoors rather than outdoors. I’m trying to ride my bike as long as possible, but...