About Me

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So, I’m the owner of this blog and I am definitely a workout guy who has been into nutrition, strength training, yoga, cycling, running, triathlons, competitive softball, played college baseball as a catcher, believe in cross-fit and just a normal guy who loves to max out life to its fullest.

I have a lovely wife and 2 kids and work full-time in the IT industry.

You’ll find that I’m also a beachbody workout fan. I started out with the first version of p90x many years ago to keep my competitive edge up in age group sports after college. That was something I proceeded to do for 2-3 years and then went to Insanity.  I would use these programs to train in the off season while I was doing triathlons.

Then I went to p90x 2 and now I’m going after Focus t25.  I have also done Bodybeast and P90x3 as well.

That’s just a tad bit about me. Feel free to comment on the blog or use the contact us page to send me an email.

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Here are some of my favorite weight loss blog posts you should check out to lose weight and get in shape!

My Top 6 weight loss workout programs:

1. Focus T25 By Shan-T – 25 minutes of extreme cardio

2. P90x3 – Tony Horton does it again but in 30 minute. Weights and Cardio.

3. PiYo – Chalene doing Yoga and Pilaties for weight loss. Very Low Impact.

4. Body Beast – weight lifting and detailed nutrition to get ripped!

5. 21 day Fix- Brilliant way to fix your eating habits with a unique and simple system.

6. Master Hammer And Chisel.

Take Care,

Eric

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2 Comments

  1. Duncan on March 20, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    I have been searching for an appropriate workout plan but haven’t been able to find one and thinking maybe you can help. I’m 63 with arthritis in both knees, plus they tend to pop out of joint without warning at times. Otherwise I’m in fairly good shape, only slightly overweight, but looking for something not necessarily to lose weight but rather to keep me healthy, given that I can’t run or play the sports I used to play. Can you point me in the right direction? Thanks.

    • Eric Ellis on March 21, 2016 at 6:25 pm

      Hey Ducan, I can related. I have had 3 knee surgeries and could use another one but I’m doing my best to avoid it. 🙂 When you have that issue, it is tough to find a good workout that is safe.
      Have you tried any yoga yet? I’m still able to jump around and what not. I do wear knee braces during the workout so that help give me strength going laterally. If you can get away with wearing braces that still give you some movement, yoga would be a great start. I would also focus on the upper body with dumbbells. You can do a lot of exercises with your chest, arms, shoulders and back. I would stay in the with something like 15 reps for 1 set, 12 reps for set 2 and 10 reps for set 3. At your current stage in your life, it’s all about stability and healthy living to do what you can. I get it.

      Take a look at the PiYo program here to see if you have any interest to it. I know yoga is not a sexy workout word but I’m telling it does wonders for the back, keeping you flexible, strengthening supporting muscles around your shoulders, knees and back. All the other ones have way to much jumping in them which I would not recommend at all. If I come up with something I will let ya know.

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