From Athlete To Dadlete: My Fitness Evolution

From Athlete To Dadlete: My Fitness Evolution

*In an effort to only partner with brands I believe in, I have proudly partnered with Russell Athletic to bring you this post and have received compensation to do so. All opinions are my own. A transformation has occurred. You see, I used to be an athlete who...
Fruit-Based Energy Drinks Have Zing!

Fruit-Based Energy Drinks Have Zing!

Getting to the gym can be hard for sure. Some days, you just don’t feel like going. As you know, caffeine gives you a burst of energy, but most energy drinks on the market come along with a bunch of other junk that you don’t need to put in your body. As...
My Secret BCAA Bodyguard

My Secret BCAA Bodyguard

I am in the middle of a growth process. I haven’t talked about it very much on social media, and I have not taken pictures of myself with my shirt off…but they’re coming. I have been on a journey to gain some serious vegan muscle. So far, my results have been...
#81: Fit For The Summer with CPT Ryan Oman

#81: Fit For The Summer with CPT Ryan Oman

Personal Trainer - Ryan Oman - Summer Fit Tips! http://traffic.libsyn.com/realirondad/81__Fit_For_The_Summer_with_CPT_Ryan_Oman.mp3 What You Will Learn In This Episode: Ryan Oman is a certified personal trainer from Boulder, CO. He trains some of the top athletes in...
The Power Of Giving Up

The Power Of Giving Up

What is one thing you would never want to give up? I’m not talking about your family, or friends, or pets, or any of that important stuff. I’m talking about that food, beverage, vice, or crutch that you can’t imagine eliminating from your life for even the briefest...
My Dad Workout Transformation

My Dad Workout Transformation

You see it all the time. Dudes in the gym that are lifting to get big…huge. You’ve seen them. The dudes that put gel in their hair and grunt really loud just so everyone can hear them lifting the dumbbell with incorrect form. Why are they working out? Are...
I Only Workout Two Days A Week

I Only Workout Two Days A Week

When I first started thinking about getting back to work after my flare with ulcerative colitis, there were a lot of things to consider. You see, I am in an extremely active line of work. I play Dory in Finding Nemo: The Musical at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park....
Ultimate Minivan Workout for Dads

Ultimate Minivan Workout for Dads

Minivans are great for workouts! Don’t believe me…check it out (hope you have a good laugh): Buying a minivan…it is the one thing that most Dads (and Mom’s) fear the most. It is the end of an era. It is seen as a sign of weakness by some,...
Ultimate At-Home Workout!

Ultimate At-Home Workout!

I’m in pretty good shape. I like to take care of myself and be fit. When I am not training for triathlons, I don’t like to lock myself into any type of routine or exercise program. I just watch what I eat and keep working out at the top of my mind, but...
Is Pilates for Dudes?

Is Pilates for Dudes?

Pilates. I have to admit. I had no clue what it was. I knew it was exercising and I knew it was kind of like yoga. After a quick google search, I came up with the definition below, which I could jive with. I also knew, as a HUGE Orlando Magic fan, that when JJ Redick...