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Be Prepared For The Opportunity|Gym Talk

Yesterday at the end of my shift I looked up, and a young African American female stood by my desk. In the past, I had only seen her in one other company outing. She was the director of the social media department at the company I work for. She had a problem with a customer and needed someone’s help. I was able to get her the assistance she needed but also took the time to share with her first the desire I had to work with the social media team at the company. So why should you care?


Gym talk is an open community of like-minded individuals on a quest to unlock our fitness potential, and today’s topic is about how to overcome gym shyness. I am not a shy person but found the challenge of considering going to the gym through someone else’s eyes and decided to chime in with my thoughts on how to overcome gym shyness.

250k Transformation Challenge 2018 Photo Shoot transformation photo shoot is complete. As you guys know, I registered to take part in the 2018 #250K Transformation Challenge by put on by Optimum Nutrition. As part of the requirement, you must make a front view with a sign that reads #250KCHALLENGE2018, a side view and finally a back view. I am required to have a picture of #250KCHALLENGE2018 in the photo when I weighed in. I finished all my photos, and my starting weight is 242.7lbs at 32.3% body fat. According to, I am considered obese at anybody fat over 25%.

Gym Talk| Happy Rosca De Reyes (Kings Ring)

Happy Rosca de Reyes to my friends and family celebrating the king’s ring. Today’s gym talk I share my first Rosca De Reyes experience. The pastry was sweet but not too cake like. I would taste it again.  I could not exactly figure out what the crust was made of, but hey I can always google that.  Here are a few of my favorite shots from the celebration. 

Gym Talk |Can Exercise Cure A Hangover?

Can Exercise Cure A Hangover? According to my research this morning, I found the hard scientific evidence that exercise can cure a hangover.  I am not shy about enjoying a drink here and there, but this article showcases the writer’s quest to find out if you can actually cure a hangover by exercising. 

Got me to thinking?

Have you ever noticed when you are really not giving something your all? Today while my mind was hyped up on Redbull and running in hyperthread mode I noticed a few things I simply had to be honest about. I have not been giving school the attention it really deserves.

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