Strategies on how to lose weight

You lose weight by eating less than your body needs. Pretty simple, actually. In ‘technical’ terms, you need to consume fewer calories than your body needs to function. It will then switch over to burning the excess stored fat and, at some point, muscle tissue. The end result is that your body weight will go […]

Daily exercise for beginners | revisited

Five years ago, the journey began of blogging on the subject of being a Christian man with a healthy lifestyle. If you think about it, being a Christian should actually mean being as healthy as circumstantially possible, as it is part of our faith to take care of all that we receive from the Almighty. […]

Healing from obesity. The road to recovery…

When you look around an average Christian congregation (it depends a bit on the denomination). Well let me rephrase that; If you looked around in any given Christian congregation before COVID, you would notice that the obesity pandemic predominantly attacking the developed world, does not stop at religious lines. Many of us haven’t been able […]

Obesity Shows; How NOT to lose weight

Have you ever watched one of those shows where they help obese people lose weight in a record amount of time? They may even pay for a tummy fix if they manage to lose a certain amount of weight which qualifies them for the procedure. I have always watched with a sense of increasing horror. […]

The physical temple

Healthy Christian Men strive for maximum physical functionality.

What is health? How can health be defined? And is it the same definition for one man as it is for the other? One definition of health is “the condition of being well or free from disease and (chronic) pain”. I like “functional and metabolic efficiency” better (that isn’t mine, just a definition I like […]

The daily workout experiment

Healthy Chrisian Men work for it

For the last couple of months, I have been experimenting with finding a daily workout which works for me and might work for other men. I began with a simple sequence of (body weight) squats and good mornings. It took me about 5 minutes to complete and I felt great about it, but I soon […]