Fit2Fat Stories

Drew's Healthy Travel Tips

As a neuromonitoring technician, I have traveled from Utah to Idaho many times in my car and sometimes have fly to other states to cover surgeries and stay in hotels.  This kind of schedule makes it c...

A Healthy Dessert....Gone Bad

Lynn and I had an interesting cooking experience today.  My wife (who gets far too many cheat meals because she's not trying to lose weight... not like I'm counting or anything babe) was having a crav...

Payback

I started to recount the following story to my wife thinking she would be somewhat shocked, but instead she just laughed, then smiled and said, "Yup, I felt the same way watching you suffer in the beg...

Plateau Breakthrough Part 2 of 2

So you’ve read Part 1 of this two-part blog post, and you still feel you’ve hit a plateau.  The weight isn’t coming off, and the other measurements aren’t giving you the confidence that things are wor...

The Plateau Breakthrough Part 1 of 2

When you’re taking a journey to a better lifestyle, you’d think it would be easy to pinpoint the most difficult parts.  The obvious answers would be missing the cravings or committing to getting off o...

New Wardrobe......Kinda!

There are certain experiences that I have always thought were reserved for women. Some were obviously physical – my wife reminds me twice a month that she, not I, gave birth to our children and had ...

New Year's Eve Self Consciousness

Halfway through my journey from fit2fat, my wife and I tried a little experiment. After watching me suffer through various food challenges, she decided to “belly up to the bar” and participate in one ...

Why So Many "One Leg" Exercises?

I've had a lot of people ask about the "one leg" exercises and why there are so many. These are called unilateral exercises. Here's my reasons for implementing so many unilateral exercises this month...

Most Memorable Fit2Fat2Fit Moments of 2011

New Year’s.  A time of reflection of previous experiences, and commitments to the next year.  As everyone knows, my “Resolution” was made on November 5th – and I still have over 4 months of my fit sta...

Cost of Eating Healthy vs. Unhealthy Part 2

By: Lynn (Drew's wife) Yesterday, I posted a rather hotly debated blog post – breaking down the costs of unhealthy vs. healthy eating.  Today, I thought it would be beneficial to look at some of th...

Cost of Eating Healthy vs. Unhealthy Part 1

By: Lynn (Drew's wife) Weight loss (or the attempt) is a funny thing. There are a million reasons why you should lose the weight, compounded by a million and one excuses as to why you can’t. And on...

1st workout in 7 months

Seven months ago, I made a decision to deprive myself of one of my greatest treats in life – exercise. You see I was an addict. I was obsessive and completely in love with my routine of working out ...

Exercise Fear

I've received quite a few comments on Facebook and Twitter along with many emails from people who are "fearful" after seeing the newest videos/workouts for next week. There are a few things I want to ...

Wait Until Monday?

Like many of us I've been in the position on a Tuesday or a Wednesday where I miss a workout or eat a piece of cake I wasn't planning on. As the surge of guilt runs through me, I quickly brush it asi...

Climb the Mountain

I have a lot of things to be thankful for this year. I have a wonderful wife, two amazing children, and a group of friends and family who have been with me every step of the way in this journey. I a...

Thanksgiving Day Rules!

They say that hindsight is 20/20.  And as I glanced down at the calendar, plotting out the rest of my Fat2Fit journey, that reality hit me.  This was my journey, my schedule.  And so...

Week 1 Without Mountain Dew and Other Treats

When I signed up for the fit2fat2fit journey, I must admit that I had some preconceived notions regarding what the experience would be like. I assumed, probably arrogantly, that I’d learn a few thing...