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2024-03-01 Swim Workout 4300 yards

So, today marks 5 days straight of blogging my swim workouts.  Thanks for being patient with me as I get back into fitness blogging.  I plan to eventually expand beyond my swim workouts, but this gives me a way to build the writing habit.  Start tiny with your habits and celebrate those tiny wins! Today’s […]

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2024-02-29 Leap day Swim Workout

Happy Leap Day 2024 Everyone. Today, I saw some people I have not seen in six months.  They raved about how I looked and asked how I lost weight.  Those conversations and praise are public reminders and positive reinforcements that I’m on the right track.  Relish those small-wins.  Those moments will help balance out the […]

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2024-02-28 Swim Workout

Hi All, I’m Scott.  Co-founder of SimpleWeight.  When I embarked on the SimpleWeight creation with my brother, I had a  few goals. Lose weight. Become more physically fit Learn new skills in technology, business, and marketing skills. I definitely accomplished 2 & 3.  It took a long time to accomplish 1, and I’m still not […]

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Exercise Swim

2024-02-27 Swim Workout

Dryland Pre-swim Drills Warmup with a 60 seconds of jogging in place. 4 sets of the following: Shoulder Press with weights 12 reps Abs:  Lower leg pulls 12 reps Followed by Ab Workout: Upper Abs:  15 crunches Lower Abs: Leg ups Side Abs: 60 second Side-plank for each side. Side arm pulls Back:  15 Reverse […]

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2024-02-26 Monday’s Swim Workout

Pre-Warmup Stand up straight: Put arms out straight, Swing arms around in slow circles.  Starting with a tiny diameter, increasing until larger diameter.  Go forward for a bit, then go backward for a bit.  At the same time, step side to side.  Then after arm swings, Lift knees to chest. Warmup Goal:  Swim moderately easy, […]

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Motivation

Where the Mind goes, the Body Follows

One thing I have learned is that the body follows the mind. If you take your mind into deep dark alleys of negativity, you will find that your body succumbs to the traps of food marketing easier. You will find that your willpower is depleted, exercise happens less often, and over-eating happens quite frequently. Ultimately, […]

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Exercise

Inertia

Keep Going. Don’t stop! Create Inertia! Let’s talk how I have lost weight in the past multiple times. I did it by creating inertia. I used the power of habits, and I realized that exercise is a keystone habit. Naw, I stumbled on it. I didn’t know exercise was the keystone of anything much less […]

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Motivation

Perspective

As a trained scientist, I learned that theories and hypothesis are not absolute. We find this element in our daily lives, our conversations, and even our politics. Einstein explained this by saying its all relative. Here’s a quick example: If I’m in a car going 100 km per hour, from my front seat, the water […]

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Motivation

Return to Roots

I keep a lot of information in my head. Rarely, yet it happens, I forget basic items like, where did I put my wallet. When I do forget where I put my wallet or keys, I try to remember the last time I saw them. I re-trace my steps. I keep walking backwards until I […]

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What I would have written

Wow, this resonates with me for a multiple of reasons.  I’m on the road back to writing (I hope).  In the meantime, enjoy this quote: I’ve been thinking about this damn essay for about a year, but I haven’t written it because Twitter is so much easier than writing, and I have been enormously tempted […]