Monthly Archives: January 2019

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A Review of January 2019

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Today is the last day of the first month of 2019. To recap what my theme for 2019 is, everybody say together, consistency. I’ve struggled with my fitness goals and keeping my weight where I want it to be for the past few years now. With the arrival of 2019, Ellie and I set our […]

Weigh-In Wednesday January 30th, 2019: Snow Day!!!

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Buffalo rarely shuts down from a snow storm, but today is one of those days. We got the message last night that the university was shutting down, and just like when I was a kid, I ran around the house screaming my head off.

Per-usual here at 2FNS, Wednesdays mean weigh-in days. Lets dive right into […]

Lake Effect 1, Buffalo 0. Home Gym to the Rescue!

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I love Buffalo at the end of January. The Lake Erie monster knocks on our door step, making everyone rush home from work early and grab a six-pack of their favorite beer. Our local politicans even instruct our city’s residents on how much to buy, based on the late Mayor Jimmy Griffin.

Winter arrives tonight. Nothing […]

Skating at Ives Park!

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Over the weekend, hockey-mentor Julien called me up and said we were heading to the ponds for some pick up hockey. Who was I to disagree? I grabbed my gear, including my Garmin watch, and met up with him at Ives Park in Tonawanda. To my surprise, this is a rather popular spot for some […]

Understanding Heart Rate Zones

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The month of January has absolutely flown by, and my primary goal of being consistent has been going well. This month I was mostly focused on getting back into the routine of working out. I wasn’t really focused on my times, mileage, or stats. As we head into February, consistency is still going to be […]

Weigh-In Wednesday January 23rd, 2019: 50 to 23 . . .

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As the title of this post is odd, I wanted to clarify. We literally gave up 50 goals in pond hockey last night. Woof. It is a 4 on 4 format, no goalies with short nets. Typically games are about 20 to 30 goals or so . . . so we got beat bad.

Anyway, Welcome […]

Back on Cross-Country Skis.

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Ever since my days at Garnet Hill as a kid, I’ve loved cross-country skiing. Perhaps it was the shuttle that drove you back to the lodge from the bottom, or the neatly groomed tracks, but whatever it was, I loved spending the day on my skis up in the Adirondacks. So, with snow in the […]

Cabins in Allegany!

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Over the weekend, Ellie, a group of our friends, and I headed down south of Buffalo to Allegany State Park. Allegany is right on the New York-Pennsylvania border, nestled in to the hills of Cattaraugus County. Despite a prediction of heavy snowfall, we braved the elements and had an awesome weekend.

A weather forecast of sub-zero […]

Weigh-In Wednesday January 16th, 2019: A Blizzard Approaches!

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Hello everyone for this weeks addition of Weigh-In Wednesday! Each week members are encouraged to submit their workouts, and weight for weekly accountability as we post the results for all the world to see. Let’s get right to it!

Overall, we had a mixed week. That’s okay, because one bad week never hurt anyone! Consistency […]

The Backyard Rink Is Ready!

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It is finally that time of year in Buffalo, when seasonal depression starts kicking in, the temperature is dropping, and . . . water is frozen solid! The backyard rink 2019 edition is ready to go!

We were smart and got the rink set up back in December, before there was snow on the ground.

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