Most Recent Posts - Mission 11: 2024

Day 951: Back To The Precipice!

G’day, Today I sit smack bang on 80.0 kg (176.3 lbs), not a new milestone as I hit a few months ago after coming down from 124.4 kg (274.2 lbs)…...

Day 944: Accountability Update Only

G’day, just a quick one today as I’m exhausted from battling tough “pre-cyclone” surf conditions on the Gold Coast!...

Day 937: Surfing Out The Back!

In my ongoing quest to “hang ten” on Day 1000 today was a milestonemy first day surfing “out the back” with the big boys and girls!...

RTP Reboot: Highlights (and Lowlights) 2021/22/23

Day 1 Video: Appetite for Reconstruction

Believe it or not, I am right now 40 kg (88 lbs) heavier than my “before” picture from my original Mission 1 in 2006!...

Day 16: DEXA Scan Brutality!

G’day, As I mentioned last week I had a DEXA Scan appointment to gauge my true bodyfat percentage (as opposed to the readout on my RENPHO home use digital scale).…...

Day 67: How Did I Just Run 20 Minutes Straight?!

G’day, My Goodness! How did I almost double my previous best “total run” (no walk break) on the treadmill last night? How do I go from barely eking out 4…...

Day 84 Video: Mission 1 Complete – 43 Pounds Down

G’day, After 10 long years of trying to get my health and fitness back on track I can proudly report that I have officially dropped 19.9 kgs (43.8 lbs) in…...

Day 100 Video: 51 Pounds Down!

G’day, For today’s post I’ll let video do the talking! In this video I discuss the following: My sense of Deja Vu regarding the last “Day 100” video I made…...

Day 128: I’ve Done My Knee…Mission Impossible?

G’day, Wellit finally happened, the day I thought may come is here. I have seriously injured my left knee while playing squash. This is the same knee that has been…...

Day 174 Video: 80 lb Weight Loss!

In today’s video I break down my 80 lb weight loss over the past 174 days. I also talk about my experience on Mission 2 (another 12 weeks), the highs…...

Day 174: Videos Of M2 Judgement Day Challenges

G’day, This is becoming a tradition now! Back in the day I’d usually celebrate a Mission completion with something “sweet”, like a chocolate cake or even a holiday! This time…...

Day 200 Video: Down 37.1 kg (81.7 lbs)

G’day, Yay! 200 days down and 165 to go! When I first rebooted my blog on August 10, 2021 my stated goal was to practice 365 days of daily accountability.…...

Day 209 Video: The Date My Daily Accountability Blog Will End (and Triathlon Training With My Bro!)

G’day, In this week’s accountability video I discuss the following: – My first week of training for the upcoming Gold Coast Triathlon. – How open water swimming is so much…...

Day 215: Endurance Is Up..But Surf Is Down!

G’day, Today I learned I should check the surf report before heading to the beach! After getting an early morning run (my best time over 3.9 km) I drove down…...

Day 243 Video: First Time Squatting My Body Weight Since 2009!

G’day, I’m not sure if it was a coincidence but this morning I weighed in at exactly 85.0kg and was also due to move up to 85 kg on the…...

Day 271: Gold At The Byron Bay Triathlon!

G’day, My first Gold Medal! Turns out after completing the Byron Bay Triathlon yesterday was the top placed bloke in the 45-49 category for the “Tempta” Tri (300m swim, 10km…...

Day 309 Video: My First Par In 20 Years!

G’day, What a momentous day! I not only played my first game of golf in 20 years, I also got my first par in 24 years! The strange this is…...

Day 327 Video: New Bench Press PB – 8 Reps at 60kg!

G’day, Today was another active Saturday! I got in my morning HIIT on the treadmill (topping out at 14.6 km/hr) and then went to Emerald Lakes for my 5th golf…...

Day 392: De Quervain tenosynovitis!

Mission 5: Week 3 Results. G’day, As you can see from the title of my blog post and the pic I finally got a diagnosis on my wristDe Quervain tenosynovitis!…...

Day 455: Mission 5 Ends! Injuries, Absence, Sailing…and A Silver Lining?

G’day, An inner voice has been bugging me for the last six weekswith good reason!  This voice has basically been saying, “Bro, what’s the deal? Are you gonna get back…...

Day 730 Video: 2 Years Of Real Time Accountability!

On August 10, 2021 I had a crazy idea”How about I reboot my blog and aim for two years of real time accountability!” Even crazier, here I am on Day 730!...

Day 748: 14 Years Later…My Skinny Jeans Fit Me Again!

G’day, With my first week complete on Mission 9 I weighed in at 81.3 kg (179.5 lbs) this morning. This means I am now only 1.4 kgs away from my…...

Day 783: Finally Under 80kg…Why Did It Take So Long?!

If I could drop 35kg in 153 days why did it take 630 days to drop another 10kg?...

Day 845: Losing 100 lbs!

The day I dreamed of (and many times thought would never come) has finally arrived!...

Day 867: Christmas Eve Weight Milestone!

Today was a special one in terms of weight milestones. I weighed in today at 169.9 lbs, which puts me under 170 lbs for the first time since late 2009!...

RTP Original: Highlights 2006-09

Day 1005: Central Park Quad Blaster Challenge!

G’day Shredders, Today was another massive day in Shredder Folklorethe NYC Shredder Summit Central Park Event! Myself and 30 of my fellow Shredders gathered in Central Park to conduct our…...

Day 1004 PM: New York Shredder Summit Pics

G’day Shredders, Today was a massive day in Shredder Folklorethe New York Shredder Summit Awards Ceremony Goes Live! Myself and 50 of my fellow Shredders gathered in NYC for a…...

Day 1003: NYC Shredder Meet’N’Greet

G’day Shredders, Wow! What a day! Today was completely off the Richter in every possible way! Meeting The RTP Grand Champions At W.Hotel Hoboken! At 3:00PM, Tom and I made…...

Day 1000 Video: 120 Body Transformations in 120 Seconds

G’day, The following video is the 98th (and final) video during the first 1,000 days of this blog (from November 8, 2006 to August 8, 2009). The second video was…...

Day 999: Day Before NYC Departure and Eric’s 84 Day Body Transformation on RTP!

“RTP & The ShredderSphere Helped Me Transform My Life” The RTP Transformation System and the ShredderSphere community have helped me to change my life! I was overweight, having health...

Day 757: FUJI TV Profile Goes Live!

G’day Shredders, As you may recall back on Day 731 a Japanese TV Crew flew in from overseas to interview me on the 2-Year anniversary of Real Time Physique Blog…...

Day 732: Closing The Book on Two Years

G’day Shredders, Welcome to Day 14 of RTP Group Shred 2.0 and Day 732 of this blog. Wow! How time flies when you are having fun! Today marks 2 full…...

Day 512: Last Day In NYC – REM Live At The Colbert Report!

G’day Shredders, My final night in New York City was officially “off the Richter Scale”! My Fellow Shredder (Codename L) and I caught a live taping of the Colbert Report…...

Day 510 Video: NYC Pro Pics Declassified!

G’day Shredders, The following video contains pictures from my declassified professional photo shoot images from my NYC Stealth Mission:). You will also discover what transpired on the streets of...

Day 507 Video: Live From Barnes and Noble New Jersey (Stealth Mission)!

G’day Shredders, A Stealth Mission at Barnes and Noble New Jersey to see if the (Mens Fitness) rumors are true… See you tomorrow for Shredder Sunday, Episode 9…massive breaking...

Day 505 Video: Say Mercy To The QUAD BLASTER!

G’day Shredders, As I hinted at on Day 504: Clear & Present Danger, my leg training session with Tom Venuto on Day 505 was a real-world, real-time education in real…...

Day 502: The New York Four Have Reached The Summit – ECSS 2008 Goes Live

G’day Shredders, The East Coast Shredder Summit (ECSS) featuring The New York Four took place today at Shredder Central, the sacred training location of the Super Shredder himself, that’s...

Day 493: “Mens Fitness” Success Story Goes Live!

G’day Shredders, As I mentioned in yesterday’s Day 492 Video: Last Day On The Job what I do for a living over here in Japan is no longer a “secret”.…...

Day 491: “84 Days In 48 Seconds” Video Hits 1 Million Views!

G’day Shredders, As I mentioned in yesterday’s Day 490 Video today was my last official day at my current employment so I have been extremely busy taking care of work…...

Day 347: I’m On Japanese TV!

G’day, Wow! What a job this turned out to be! A full 7 days after the NHK Japanese TV Network, aired a 5-minute profile on my weight loss journey I…...

Day 136 Video: Is This A Six-Pack? Voting Is Open Now!

G’day, Well, it all comes down to this! For the next 12 hours between 9 AM and 9 PM (US Central Time) you can decide if my midsection qualifies as…...

Day 85 Video: Its My Birthday!

A picture tells a thousand words, so I’ll keep this short and sweet. Way back on November 8th, 2006 my dream was to eat a chocolate birthday cake while holding…...

Day 84: 3 Month Body Transformation

Cutting to the chase…here are my 3 month body transformation before and after pictures! 3 Month Body Transformation Review Whoa! What a journey! These last 3 months have changed my…...

Day 65: My First Article Published At Burn The Fat Inner Circle!

Breaking News… Would you believe that I am now a published fitness writer?! Not only that, my article has been published on the Internet’s No.1 fat loss support community, Burn…...

Day 58: Live From Hong Kong…Just!

  What a day! I almost missed my flight from Brisbane to Hong Kong! For some reason I thought my flight left at 1:40pm, it wasn’t till I double-checked at…...

Day 42: My 6 Week Body Transformation!

Even though I am on a 12 week program I am declaring this half-way mark a 6 week body transformation! I think it makes it seem more official! All jokes…...

Day 1: The Truth Hurts (So Does Metabolic Surge!)

G’day! Today marks day 1 of my 84 day training program on Metabolic Surge, and I couldn’t be more excited! This afternoon, I tackled my first “Fat Loss Circuit Training”…...