Category Archive: Workouts

Third of 2017 Gone


A third of 2017 has passed, four months. We’ve made our resolutions on January 1st or at least promises to do better in a brand new year. What have you done with your… Continue reading

Hello 2016, Goodbye 2015


Before we say great big hello to 2016, we must bid goodbye to 2015. 2015 was a pretty good year here at chez ONeil. I published four ebooks, remade covers on four more,… Continue reading

An Hour or Three of Exercise


Just finished an hour of exercise, cause even middle agers need to keep as healthy as we can! What do I do? Depends on the day, I do 30 minutes of strength training,… Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: Microsoft Band


With this new wearable device, Microsoft has entered the fitness technology era. Classic design, new sensors, new displays and connected to everything you need. Microsoft’s Band has even received great reviews from technology… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Losing Weight


There are so many articles, blogs, conversations, news stories going on about ‘the best, most healthy way to lose weight’. There are, literally, hundreds of new ideas, opinions and ultimatums on weight loss.… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Foods for Weightlifters


When are the most important times to eat high protein foods? There are 3 “most important” times. These times are first thing in the morning after you wake up, last thing at night… Continue reading

Healthy Thursday: Weight Loss by Fruits and Vegetables


  A new study has just confirmed what we already knew: Eating fruit and vegetables will not help you lose weight [http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2014/06/27/5-studies-you-may-have-missed-36/] As I have said, time and again, in articles and cookbook… Continue reading

Breaking up with the Gym


  Several years have passed since I last stepped foot into the local Y, yet i’m paying for a  monthly membership on the premise that “I’ll soon be healthy enough to go back… Continue reading

Resolutions 2014


Welcome to 2014 ladies and gentlemen. The past years have brought posts on eating healthy, exercising, joining new communities, starting new hobbies, making friends and so forth. Periodically, throughout the year, there have… Continue reading

Humpday Pic and Happy Thanksgiving


  Happy Pre-Thanksgiving from BrickONeil.com 2012!  This was taken at the 2009 Washington State Fair, their produce exhibit.  Imagine all that pumpkin pie those would make. This year has been quite a ride… Continue reading