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

Treadmill vs. running outside

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

Attempting a metric century

Ever since me and my brother picked up my bike at Canyon one of 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 advice...

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 bu...

Almost New Bike Day!

New Bike Day is coming up! Actually it’s my first road bike ever which makes it even more exciting. Almost two months ago I placed an order at canyon.com. I was looking for an allround bike . No...

Making progess

It’s been a month and a half since I made the decision to get back into shape. I picked up running and drastically changed my diet. No more soda’s, snacks or any of that stuff. I usually g...
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