Archive for Lean Health

Home Gym Freestyle Swim Bench Improvement

Paul Akers discusses the improvements he has already made to his bench press to practice swimming in the gym. He uses FastCap’s Kaizen Foam to transform his bench press.

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam, visit our website.

How do I use MyFitnessPal?

Paul Akers demonstrates how he uses the MyFitnessPal App to track his food intake. For more information on MyFitnessPal, go to this link.

How to Mentally Prepare for an Ironman

Paul Akers discusses how he mentally prepares for an ironman. Guess what…it is all in your head!

In the Gym Swim Training

Paul Akers discusses how he uses his bench press to practice swimming in the gym. He uses FastCap’s Kaizen Foam to transform his bench press.

For more information on FastCap’s Kaizen Foam, visit our website.

Lean Cycling Improvement

Paul Akers using Lean principles to improve his bike helmet just in time for the Vichy, France Ironman.

6 Hacks for a long successful swim career

This guy make amazing videos!

Vichy France Ironman

Today’s the day! Getting ready for my second ironman!

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.