On a workday, I had several meetings in my building. Those meetings required me to walk up several flights of stairs. I was out of breath. I was too young ... to be out of breath walking up stairs. ... It was August 2014. I just realized, at 31, that this couldn't be the most healthy thing
Breakfast is scrambled eggs and spinach or oatmeal. Grapefruit and almonds are snacks. Lunch is lean protein and vegetables. He eats a light dinner.
Running is a big part of my fitness journey, but I strength train a lot; I typically work out six times a week. I started running because I had begun to plateau on my weight loss. ... I joined Black Men Run (blkmenrun.com) in November. ... Black Men Run has been such a supportive group. ... For me, the biggest benefit is to be with a group of brothers that all enjoy running. Yoga is a really good part of my fitness journey as well.
I have an Instagram page dedicated to my fitness journey. Black Men Run has been a supportive group.
Overcoming the fear of going out and doing a 13.1 mile run. ... I did training runs. [Now] when I talk about fear, it's the fear of not wanting to go back to 335 pounds.
Previously, on a plane I had to use an extender, for me that's big. ... I can go into any store and find clothes that fit. ... I could have never imagined running one mile, let alone 13.1. ... This year, I have run three half-marathons.