Here I’ll set some short, medium, and long term health and fitness goals. ¬†Obviously these could change depending how my aging body handles things.

Short Term Goals (next 3 months)

  • Continue working with Steve Troutman at Body Improvements
  • Lower body fat by 10% while maintaining lean muscle mass
  • Increase overall body strength
  • Get off insulin (diabetes)
  • Maintain a balanced diet
  • Continue rehabing the left knee
  • Rebuild running base (without further injuring my left knee)
  • Rebuild cycling base
  • Re-introduce swimming as alternate cardio

Medium Term Goals (3 months following short term goals)

  • Lower body fat further 7% while increasing lean muscle mass
  • Get off diabetes meds
  • Continue maintaining a balanced diet
  • Continue rebuilding running base up to 25 kms (15 miles) a week (knee willing)
  • Continue rebuilding cycling base (including spin classes)
  • Continue improving swimming skills
  • Finish 1 or 2 short (5 to10k)¬†running races

Long Term Goals (up to 6 months following medium goals)

  • Reach ultimate body fat of 15%
  • Continue building strength & lean muscle mass
  • Continue maintaining a balanced diet
  • Continue rebuilding running & cycling base
  • Increase VO2max via running & biking intervals
  • Continue improving swimming skills
  • Finish the Welland Try-a-Tri triathlon (June)
  • Finish the Belwood Try-a-Tri triathlon (July)
  • Finish the Canal Days Mountain Bike 6-hour race (Aug)