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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Getting Fit... Again

My Dad had his second heart attack in March of 2012. I do not want to develop diabetes, have a heart attack, or be fat.  I am tired of having low back problems, primarily caused by being overweight.  My highest weight was 248 lbs in 2010.  After ups and downs, I am starting this phase of my journey at 240 lbs on June 1 of 2018.  I began a Cross-fit class on July 30, 2018 and I began prepping my meals for the week.  I have always admired the people that serve in the military so I included some of the Army and Marine fitness test standards in my goals.  These are my goals: 

Goals

Weight-Loss (since 6/1/18)

Lose 10 lbs. to get to 230 lbs. - Achieved 8/16/18
Lose 20 lbs. to get to 220 lbs.
Lose 30 lbs.to get to 210 lbs. 
Lose 40 lbs.to get to 200 lbs.
Lose 50 lbs.to get to 190 lbs. (below Obese line)
Lose 60 lbs.to get to 180 lbs.
Lose 70 lbs.to get to 170 lbs. (the max Army std.)
Lose 80 lbs.to get to 160 lbs. (below Overweight line)
Lose 90 lbs.to get to 150 lbs.
Lose 100 lbs.to get to 140 lbs. (middle of my healthy zone)

Health – Current BMI 36.5

BMI down to 29 (190 lbs for my height), taking me below the Obese line
BMI down to 24 (160 lbs for my height), taking me below the overweight line and into the healthy zone
BMI down to 20 (135 lbs for my height), taking me to the middle of my healthy zone.

Fitness

Pushups
Do 10 pushups consecutively 
Do 13 pushups consecutively (min for Army fitness test)
Do 20 pushups consecutively
Do 30 pushups consecutively
Do 40 pushups consecutively (full pts for Army fitness test)

Sit-Ups
Do 10 sit-ups consecutively
Do 20 sit-ups consecutively 
Do 30 sit-ups consecutively 
Do 38 sit-ups consecutively (min for Army fitness test)
Do 40 sit-ups consecutively 
Do 50 sit-ups consecutively 
Do 60 sit-ups consecutively
Do 70 sit-ups consecutively 
Do 76 sit-ups consecutively (full pts for Army fitness test)

Running
Begin running with Couch to 5k app 
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8

Jog without stopping, around the block
Jog without stopping, around 2 blocks

Run 1 mile without stopping
Run 2 miles
Run 2 miles without stopping 
Run 3 miles without stopping 

Run 2 miles in under 25 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 24 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 23 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 22:42 minutes (min for Army fitness test)
Run 2 miles in under 22 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 21 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 20 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 19 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 18 minutes
Run 2 miles in under 17 minutes (full pts for Army fitness test) 

3 miles = 4.83 Km (almost a 5k)
Run 3 miles in under 31:50 minutes (min for Marine fitness test)
Run 3 miles in under 31 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 30 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 29 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 28 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 27 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 26 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 25 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 24 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 23 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 22 minutes
Run 3 miles in under 21 minutes (max for Marine Fitness test)
  
Pull Ups
Do 1 Strict Pull Up (min for Marine fitness test)
Do 2 Strict Pull Ups
Do 3 Strict Pull Ups
Do 4 Strict Pull Ups
Do 5 Strict Pull Ups
Do 6 Strict Pull Ups
Do 7 Strict Pull Ups
Do 8 Strict Pull Ups (max for Marine Fitness test)

Crunches 
Do 10 Strict Crunches
Do 20 Strict Crunches
Do 30 Strict Crunches
Do 40 Strict Crunches
Do 50 Strict Crunches
Do 60 Strict Crunches (min for Marine Fitness test)
Do 70 Strict Crunches
Do 80 Strict Crunches
Do 90 Strict Crunches
Do 100 Strict Crunches
Do 105 Strict Crunches (max for Marine Fitness test)

Row 
5k Row in 30m
5k Row in 29m
5k Row in 27:50m (min for Marine Fitness test)
5k Row in 26m
5k Row in 25m
5k Row in 24m
5k Row in 23m
5k Row in 22m (max for Marine Fitness test)

Bike
Bike 1 mile
Bike 2 miles
Bike 3 miles
Bike 4 miles
Bike 5 miles
Bike 6 miles
Bike 7 miles
Bike 8 miles
Bike 10 miles

Activities

Run in a 5k
Run in a 10k
Run in an obstacle course race
Take a UFC style fight class
Take a Boot Camp style class
Take a Self Defense Class
Be able to pass the minimums for an Army fitness test
Be able to pass the minimums for an Marine fitness test

Travel

Go to the Caribbean and sit on a beach
Go on a backpacking trip
Visit Australia

Other

Fit into a Men's XL Shirt 
Fit into a Men's L Shirt 
Buy a Mott’s smaller belt 
Fit into a Women's XL Shirt
Fit into a Women's L Shirt
Shop in the Regular size women's section
Fit into a size 16 Jeans 
Fit into a size 12 Jeans 
Fit a 32x32 Jean 

Monday, January 1, 2018

2018 HUD


2018 Head's Up Display

  1. Host Grill Drink Game Con 18
  2. Take the grandkids to Yellowstone
  3. Board game list - Games I tried for the first time this year
  4. Paint some Cygnar Miniatures
  5. Paint some Runewars Miniatures 
  6. Gift away some Miniatures - Gave away 31 miniatures
Last year's 2017 HUD2016 HUD, 2015 HUD, 2014 HUD,  2013 HUD and  2012 HUD.
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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Airbrushing Primer on Runewars



Side shot showing the light and dark sides. These are, from left to right, the Latari Elves Aymhelin Scion, Daqan Humans Rune Golem, and the Waiqar Undead Carrion Lancer.

Used white tac to stick them down temporarily to some cardboard and cut up paper plates.

Used Vallejo Primer Black for the Base Coat through the airbrush.



Used Vallejo Game Air Dead White through the airbrush for some "zenith" highlights.

        

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Playing a Little Runewars





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