Heroes Transformation bundle

Get ready for the geekiest (and most comprehensive) program you will ever see for helping to get you in shape and feeling better about yourself!

Here’s what the three e-book bundle, available on September 8th 2014, contains and how to get on-board before it hits the market:

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Nike Sportwatch Review 1

I’ve been running with the Nike+ SportWatch GPS for the past six months, using it regularly during my runs.

While this product review is about the Nike+ SportWatch, there are takeaways to be had for any Jerd reader interested in GPS-enabled running watches.

So What Is It?

The SportWatch is a GPS-enabled device that tracks your distance and speed as you run!

It collects, and stores data, about your workout that you can later upload to the Nike+ website, where you can see the route you ran on a map, your pace, as well as elevation and calories burned.

We all know how much we geeks love data!

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Nerds vs Zombies - The Walking Dead Escape - San Diego Comic-Con 2014 1

I think that by now it is clear that nerds shall inherit the earth.

But if that is true we might be in trouble because, in a lot of survival situations, I am pretty sure zombies > than most nerds!

The Dilemma

We geeks are often faced with an unfortunate dilemma when attempting to go from geek to real-life superhero.

Our hobbies are numerous, but rarely conducive to building a body fit for heroic adventures. We spend our time:

  • Reading comics
  • Playing video and role-playing games
  • Programming
  • Watching movies
  • Trolling the Internet

Then we have the social commitment associated with those hobbies as well:

  • Arguing about the latest issue of our favorite comics
  • Guild raiding
  • Project deadlines
  • Midnight showings
  • All those people on the Internet that need to be trolled

So even though we might know, deep in our hearts, that eating right and exercising is something we should be doing, we are often fearful of not only adding a new time commitment to our schedule, but also the simple fact that it these things are foreign and unknown.

I have said multiple times before (and I will keep saying it I’m sure) that you don’t have to leave your geeky hobbies and interests behind to get healthy and in-shape!

There are so many ways to merge fitness into your geeky lifestyle… and today we are going to talk about The Walking Dead Escape as just one of those ways you can get out and do something physical without being bored in a gym

So load your crossbow; we are about to open the door to a fun, alternative fitness opportunity!

Nerds vs Zombies - The Walking Dead Escape - San Diego Comic-Con 2014 2

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How Chris Used the Riddle of Steel to Get Fit!

07.30.2014 Heroes Transformations

Editors Note: Since I am still recovering from San Diego Comic Con, and not entirely capable of writing more than a few coherent sentences, I thought it might be helpful to have a one of my geeky compatriots share some thoughts about health and fitness. So today, 1/3rd of the Geeked Out Fitness gang decided […]

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The Best Birthday Present I Could Ask For…

07.16.2014 Uncategorized

This past weekend I celebrated turning 42 surviving another year! I spent the weekend with a vigorous workout, enjoying the company of my family, selectively ignoring the gray hairs cropping up in my beard, and reflecting on life in general. While I often get caught up in the day-to-day, and complain about how little free […]

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A Beginner Guide to Strength Training

07.09.2014 Health & Fitness

So you want to unleash your inner Hulk (rage optional) and get big and strong? Does the thought of stepping into a gym and hitting the weights intimidate you? Do you wish you could pack muscle onto your skinny frame but don’t know where to start? Are you a bigger guy who’d rather have your […]

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Iron Rations: Vanilla Berry Protein Smoothie

07.02.2014 Healthy Recipes

I’m not going to beat around the bush. This is my favorite smoothie recipe EVER! Whether you’re looking for a calorie and nutrient rich meal replacement, or a tasty pre-workout smoothie to keep you fueled, look no further. Best part is? All you need to do is throw things into a blender… no culinary skills […]

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Product Review: Dipgrips (Do Dips at Home!)

06.23.2014 Product Reviews

Loyal members of the Jerd-Herd already know that I am a firm believer in the fact that you can accomplish super-heroic workouts in the comfort of your home, without having to spend a ton of cash. And this product just cements that belief! Dipgrips by Enigma Edge Designs If you would have asked me last […]

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Heroes’ Transformations: How Amanda Dropped 7 Dress Sizes

05.30.2014 Heroes Transformations

Meet Amanda, a consultant and Whovian with a FANTASTIC success story. Amanda’s transformation started like so many others: Amanda realized one day that she was unhappy with the way she looked and felt. She didn’t focus on the quality of the food she was eating. After work, Amanda would find herself napping on the couch […]

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Clean Eating 101

05.08.2014 Health & Fitness

I use the term “clean eating” a lot. An argument could even be made that I overuse it. But that’s because it is the single most important thing you can do if you want to get fit and healthy! There is a good reason that the second Law of the Jerd-Herd is “We Eat Clean […]

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Iron Rations: Healthy Pancakes

04.25.2014 Healthy Recipes

I saw this recipe for “healthy pancakes” a couple of months back and I thought I would give them a shot! If you want an exact substitute for the yummy goodness a stack of pancakes brings to your mouth, you might be a little disappointed. I won’t lie to you my loyal Jerdlings, I love […]

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The Avengers Workout

04.16.2014 Geek Movies

Captain America: The Winter Soldier opened this past weekend to great (and well-deserved) fanfare! And each time a new Marvel movie is released, legions of geeks return to the proverbial well to re-watch all the cinematic superhero goodness that has come before. Undeniably, the crown jewel of the “phase 1″ Marvel Cinematic Universe is The Avengers. […]

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International TableTop Day 2014

04.10.2014 Gaming

Another year, another International TableTop Day gone by. And because it can’t all be fitness, I wanted to take today to put the “erd” back in the Jerd with a bit of a recap. Saturday, April 5th marked the 2nd annual TableTop Day; to celebrate I took a road-trip up to Toronto, Canada to meet […]

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How To Measure Your Body Fat Percentage

03.26.2014 Health & Fitness

If figuring out your optimal weight is difficult, then trying to understand body fat percentages can be downright impossible! It’s tough to calculate, tougher to track, and often misunderstood. So I am going to do my best to answer some pretty common questions: What the %@$# is body fat percentage? How much body fat should […]

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Nerd-Core Fitness 102 – Basic Workout (Day 3)

03.05.2014 Nerd-Core Fitness

Here we are folks, the top floor of the Nerd-Core Fitness 102 Basic Workout Program! Over the past couple of weeks I’ve laid out two at-home, body weight workouts (Basic Workout Day 1 & Basic Workout Day 2) for all you loyal Jerdlings which I’m sure you’ve added to your weekly routine… (you have started […]

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Nerd-Core Fitness 102 – Basic Workout (Day 2)

02.26.2014 Nerd-Core Fitness

Time to keep climbing the Heroes’ Transformation stairs and leveling up your fitness! Last week we introduced the first workout in the new series of at-home, body weight exercises (Nerd-Core Fitness 102 – Basic Workout Day 1), and now it’s time to add another upgrade to your at-home workout routine! Just starting out? Then be […]

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Nerd-Core Fitness 102 – Basic Workout (Day 1)

02.14.2014 Nerd-Core Fitness

It is time to level up your “Heroes Transformation” my loyal Jerdlings! Already conquered the Nerd-Core Fitness 101 beginner workouts (Upper Body, Lower Body, Total Body & Ab Workout)? After 3-4 weeks you should be cruising through them with relative ease, and be ready to change things up. This new series of exercises will keep you […]

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