#runstreak day 2: the weigh-in (Health Hacks Episode 13)

Press play below to listen to the episode, or check it out here if you can’t see the download. Additionally, you can find GFHH on iTunesStitcher, and YouTube (or whatever your favorite podcasting service is!)JTNDY2VudGVyJTNFJTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwc3R5bGUlM0QlMjJib3JkZXIlM0ElMjBub25lJTIyJTIwc3JjJTNEJTIyJTJGJTJGaHRtbDUtcGxheWVyLmxpYnN5bi5jb20lMkZlbWJlZCUyRmVwaXNvZGUlMkZpZCUyRjQ3NjA2OTglMkZoZWlnaHQlMkYzMDAlMkZ3aWR0aCUyRjMwMCUyRnRoZW1lJTJGc3RhbmRhcmQlMkZhdXRvbmV4dCUyRm5vJTJGdGh1bWJuYWlsJTJGeWVzJTJGYXV0b3BsYXklMkZubyUyRnByZWxvYWQlMkZubyUyRm5vX2FkZHRoaXMlMkZubyUyRmRpcmVjdGlvbiUyRmJhY2t3YXJkJTJGbm8tY2FjaGUlMkZ0cnVlJTJGJTIyJTIwaGVpZ2h0JTNEJTIyMzAwJTIyJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjIzMDAlMjIlMjBzY3JvbGxpbmclM0QlMjJubyUyMiUyMCUyMGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUyMHdlYmtpdGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUyMG1vemFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUyMG9hbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lMjBtc2FsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRSUzQyUyRmNlbnRlciUzRQ==Day two of the runstreak happened. I recorded while dripping sweat from my run (or maybe it was from the rain that started in while I was out). I ran 1.1 miles, and my shoelaces came untied at 0.9. Never try to run a quarter mile with loose shoes. It’s just bad.

That said, I weighed myself in today so that I would have a starting point for my goals. The measurements also validated what I said yesterday: I’m not fat, I am simply unfit.

I weigh 182.6 lbs right now, have 15.1% body fat, and a BMI of 24.9.

The last time I did these measurements I was at 155 lbs, 11% body fat, and some BMI that I can’t remember because it’s a useless metric.

My goal is to get myself back (close) to where I was before. It’s a reasonable goal. Losing ~27lbs and 4% body fat. I give myself a 6 lb buffer when it comes to weight, so I can go up or down 3 lbs and still be in my zone. So…24 lbs! hah!

I figure I will run 2 miles either tomorrow or the next day (honestly depending on the weather), and maybe work up to a 5k (3.1 miles) by next Thursday. Again, I don’t think that’s unreasonable because I ran a 5k for the first time in 5 months just a few days ago (but my legs were sore for a couple days since they weren’t used to being used).

That said, tomorrow I am talking about food and fueling for a run. Because I run to eat like the fat guy I used to be, lol.

What are your favorite recipes and how do you keep yourself energized? Let’s share!

And remember, you can find me at @geekfitnesscast on pretty much all social media platforms.

Also, we have a thread on /r/geektogeekcast about this runstreak challenge! You should definitely check it out and get involved!

See ya tomorrow, fitgeeks!

B.J. Keeton

B.J. Keeton

B.J. is a geek, gamer, podcaster, and livestreamer. He has been the co-host of the Geek to Geek podcast since 2016, and he helped start the Geek to Geek Media Network. His biggest pet peeve is when someone spells Wookiee with only one E. One time, he told his friends he liked vegetables maybe more than he did Star Wars, and they made him put a dollar in the jar. That should tell you everything you need to know about him. Find him on Twitter as @professorbeej or on Discord as @professorbeej#1337.

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