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7Oct/130

Updated workout songs

Apparently I can copy pasta from my Spotify playlist. Archiving for later

Tomoyasu Hotei – Battle Without Honor Or Humanity
Eminem – Soldier
Nelly – #1
Waka Flocka Flame – 50K Remix - feat. T.I.
Disturbed – Inside The Fire
Disturbed – Indestructible
Disturbed – Stricken
Disturbed – Down With The Sickness
Eminem – You Don't Know
Audioslave – Cochise
2 Chainz – Feds Watching
2 Chainz – Riot
Lil Wayne – Fireman - Main
DJ Drama – My Moment (feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill and Jeremih)
Eminem – 'Till I Collapse
Birdman – Stuntin' Like My Daddy - Street
Natural Self – I Don't Need This Trouble - Instrumental
Slipknot – Wait And Bleed
Slipknot – Psychosocial
Slipknot – Before I Forget
Ace Hood – Hustle Hard
Ace Hood – Trials & Tribulations
Ace Hood – Loco Wit The Cake
DJ Drama – 4 What (feat. Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti & Juicy J)
2 Chainz – We Own It (Fast & Furious)
Rick Ross – Pirates
Rick Ross – Hold Me Back
Rick Ross – No Games
A$AP Ferg – Work
Danny Brown – Dip
Vinnie Paz – Monster's Ball
Lil Wayne – Right Above It - Explicit
Lil Wayne – 6 Foot 7 Foot
Skrillex – Kyoto - feat. Sirah
Waka Flocka Flame – Hard In Da Paint
Meek Mill – Believe It - feat. Rick Ross
Meek Mill – Amen - feat. Drake
Meek Mill – Burn - feat. Big Sean
Trillville – Neva Eva - feat. Lil Scrappy & Lil Jon
Disturbed – Just Stop
Papa Roach – Time Is Running Out
Papa Roach – Never Enough
Eminem – The Way I Am
Slayer – Stain Of Mind
Dilated Peoples – This Way

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18Sep/131

Workout Music Redux

These past few years my music taste has been through a couple of different phases thanks to new friends. Indie pop/dance, then EDM, and now currently mostly hip hop. I've been through these phases in the past before (minus the indie dance music, that's relatively new all around) so maybe it'll be a cyclical theme in my life - although I don't see myself getting back into j-pop...

Since I've been working out again lately, music selection has had a bigger importance since it keeps me hyped while working out. Specifically for lifting, I am reminded of when I compiled a list of my favorite workout tunes back in 2007.

I should create some new genre-specific workout playlists since most of those songs were metal/rock. This past year I've been listening to:

  • Rick Ross - No Games "ft. Future"
  • Lil Wayne - Right Above It
  • 2 Chainz - We Own It (Feat. Wiz Khalifa)
  • 2 Chainz - Feds Watchin
  • Ace Hood - Trials and Tribulations
  • Ace Hood - Hustle Hard
  • Rick Ross - Pirates
  • Trinidad James - Ea$tside
  • 2 Chainz & Future - Same Damn Time
  • 2 Chainz & Future - Got Dammit Remix
  • 2 Chainz - Riot
  • Lil Wayne - Fireman
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6Mar/130

Paying the toll

3 months into 2013 and my weight is under control with the keto diet. Now I'm starting to pay attention to the inflammation factor of foods and working on increasing omega-3 and lowering omega-6 intake. Chia seed isn't the superfood I once it was because of the lack of EPA/DHA, but I'll keep eating them; per my doc's recommendation I am supplementing with Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega 3 capsules (that's the best brand she said).

Starting to get back into strength training- installed a pull up bar by the bathroom and now I 'pay the toll' every time I use the bathroom. My plan is to do 3 each time in the month of March, then 4 in April, 5 in May, etc.



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18Sep/120

Personal best

Had a great jog yesterday- worth the blisters. I'm finally learning to enjoy jogging. The cooler weather yesterday probably helped my performance. Growing up with asthma hampered my running activities during my school years, but this summer I decided to work at it slowly and try to 'learn to run'. My overall pace is still slow but it's the fastest and longest jog I've had in my life.