The other day I stumbled on a few awesome workout motivational quotes and got really excited to share my own experiences. In the past few years, I’ve completely changed my lifestyle to become a healthier, fitter, better me. I wanted to share how I lost over 40 pounds, built muscle mass, and became healthier.
A bit of background before I get started: I was skinny my entire life until I met my wife and started working. I got lazy and gained 45lbs over 4 years. One day in 2009, I was on a plane with an extremely overweight woman. In that moment I said to myself, “Fuck this. This plane (and the world) is not big enough for the both of us to be fat.” If the average daily routine of Fortune 500 executives includes 45 minutes of exercise, there’s no reason I couldn’t do it myself.
The next day I joined the gym and started working out but failed and gave up after a few weeks. I repeated this routine every few months. It wasn’t until January 6th, 2011 that it finally stuck. I started with a muay thai class a few times a week and started adding weight lifting, dieting, and ab workouts along the way. Most of what I learned was by trial and error. As I slowly began changing my lifestyle, I did consult a dietitian, nutritionist, and personal trainer.
My goal, both then and now, was to have the perfect body. In the summer of 2012 I achieved the Greek definition of a perfect body, the formula created by the Greek gods! How can Zeus be wrong? He can’t, so I suggest all people follow it: Continue reading The Workout Routine of Greek Warriors