Archive for Lean Health

Walking (and Swimming, Biking, Running) the Talk

In Kevin Meyers post, he said “…Almost two years ago I was talking to him [Paul] and he told me how he, in his 50s, was finally getting into great physical shape. He had lost fifty pounds by focusing on diet and exercise and creating accountability by telling his story on social media. Last year he published Lean Health, which goes into more detail why he made this change and how he leveraged several lean principles to help with it.

We’re almost the same age, and his story really resonated with me. After talking with him I went home and made my first green super smoothie and committed to the journey. A year later I had lost over 30 pounds and continue to be in the best shape I’ve been in since I was on the swim team in high school many decades ago. I’ve run a full marathon and do crossfit (actually, “surf fit“) pretty much every day. Ron at Gemba Academy has achieved similar results, and we’ve created a wellness program at the company that encourages and rewards healthy behaviors and choices.

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Fasting | Dr.Tony Hampton

Paul Akers has been discussing “fasting” for Dr. Tony Hampton, author of Fix Your Diet, Fix Your Diabetes. For more information on this book, visit this link.

How I Eat

Paul Akers discuss how he eats to stay lean.

Lake Placid Ironman this Sunday!

Arrived in Lake Placid. Sunday is the Ironman. Had a great dinner, swam, and biked the course, getting ready for this epic event.

Steelcase’s “Curious Minds” Greeting

Paul Akers greets those who will be at Steelcase’s “Curious Minds” event on October 6, 2017 in Grand Rapids, MI. Paul will be speaking about his journey with Lean Health.

Lean Rental Car

Paul Akers discusses his Lean process for checking out a rental car.

Workout with your dog

James Orrigo, of Lad in a Battle, sent us me video and said, “…I have been listening to your book Lean Health and it has been super motivating! I figured you would get a kick out of this video using our dog Roca to help with morning workouts 🙂 its a work in progress ha…”

Please go to his website and check out the great work he is doing for children who are suffering in the pediatric oncology units!

Airline Lounge Orientation

Paul Akers recommends looking around at airports and airport lounges. Sometime the best stuff is a little harder to find.

Magical Kona

Paul Akers is living the dream in Kona, riding the half ironman route.