Tracking Your Progress

“I’m going to drop 10 lbs by summer”. “Time to get rid of this holiday weight”. “I have to be under X weight before the seasons starts”. Many of you may have made goals like these at one point or another, using the scale to measure your progress, and, ultimately, determine your success. I mean, it’s easy to do. You can get a bathroom scale or as little as 20 bucks, and every time you use it, it’s free! There are some benefits to tracking your weight, but it’s important to make sure you go about it the right way, and don’t neglect other important measures of your overall health and fitness. In this post I’ll explain some of the common measurements used to track progress and give my advice on tracking progress and setting goals. Continue reading Tracking Your Progress

Brisket Style Pork Ribs

This recipe was inspired by my attempt to create my own dry rub. Let’s just say it didn’t work so well. Fortunately, Dad came to the rescue with a rub his friend and South Florida sports journalist Ralph Delacruz often used. From there I created a liquid base, got out the slow cooker, and came up with some pretty awesome ribs.


2 lbs St. Louis Style Ribs

1/4 cup cider vinegar

1 cup water

1 TB honey


1/2 TB garlic powder

1/2 TB lemon pepper

1/4 TB chili powder

1/2 TB paprika

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