Well, I'm not known for my witty humor so don't expect much more than straight facts. I'm going to post frequently enough to track my progress. I'm going to try to post weekly. Personal goals are: Bench 1.5 body weight Squat 1.5 body weight Run for 30 minutes Loose the belly fat that I put on after I quit smoking 4/09. (gained 20 pounds in 10 months and I look 4 months pregnant). Weights and fat % based on homedics scale model SC-540. starting weight on 3/2/10 137.8, fat 19.7% weight on 3/25 : 130.6 fat 17.6% Tue.: 3/23: Weight lifting Barbell complexes - squat, press, dead lift / power clean 55 lbs db bench press 55 lb. (27.5 each) Thu. 3/25: weigh lifting BB complexes 60 lbs db bp 60 lbs (30 each) Cardio: Started this evening 3/25/10. Was planning on starting tomorrow but wx forecast is rain. Walked the dog 1 mile as warm up ( he stops and sniffs a lot). Walked 1 mile but did not time it.