Daily Blogs

February 16, 2017

Wake up 430am. It was 40 degrees here in Houston, Texas this morning. To us southerners that is cold. At this point, I am ready for warmer days ahead. I took my time warming up this morning.


  1. 8 set super set: [4 x 20 reps military press behind neck @ 45, 55, 60 x 2 sets; 4 x 10 @ 75] + [12 x banded pull aparts] + [12 x incline DB arrows]
  2. 4 set super set: [12 x incline chest support winding press @ 10lb] + [12 x DB lateral raises @ 10lb] + [20 x barbell shrugs @ 135lb]
  3. FS no belt: [95, 135, 155, 170, 185, 205, 225, 245, missed 255]
  4. Banded pull thru 3 x 15
  5. Jog/walk intervals with dog for 20 minutes


  1. banana w/ PB (pre)
  2. Eggs, oats and honey w/ iced coffee
  3. banana w/ PB (only b/c the bananas are becoming too ripe and I still have a few left)
  4. Ground beef, veggies, 1/2 avocado
  5. Ground turkey, veggies, 1/2 avocado
  •  A whole bunch of stuff (nothing bad)      Learning Material:
  1. Listened to about half of Tim Ferris podcast interviewing Mr. Money Mustache.
  2. Read 10 minutes: The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy (should finish soon)
  3. Daily Stoic:
    1. It’s death that gives life urgency. It’s failure that teaches us lessons. It’s suffering that shows us who we are.
  4. Bible in 1 Year:
    1. 6 Keys to Using Your Words for Good
      1. Listen to wise words. Proverbs 4:1-9
        • Wisdom helps you to make decisions now that you will be happy with later.
        • It is not enough to listen to wise words; live them out
      2. Hold on to the words of Jesus. Matthew 24: 1-31
        • Jesus says, ‘Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away’ (v.35).
      3. Discern prophetic words. Matthew 24: 1-31
        • distinguish between true and false prophecy
      4. Speak life-changing words. Matthew 24: 1-31
        • spread the gospel of Jesus
      5. Avoid speaking empty words. Job 35: 1-37:24
        • we all have the power to and the potential that come from being able to communicate with words
        • we are all capable of talking nonsense, that does not mean we should be silent
      6. Put God’s words into practice. Job 35: 1-37:24
    2. The Secret Things
      1. What does the future hold for me? Psalm 18: 37-42
        • God will supply the strength you need when you need it
      2. When will Jesus return? Matthew 24:32-25:13
        • keep watch and be ready
        • remain faithful to Jesus instructions and honorable in the way we treat others.
      3. Why does God allow suffering? Job 38:1-40:2

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