2000 people following this blog

2000 People Following this Blog

Hello, dears!

It´s exciting and I feel honored that so many people follow my blog.  We are 2000! Thanks to everyone following this blog. If you think about it, millions of towns around the world have less population! :D

As I owe you this milestone, I thought a Q&A post would be a good idea. Well, here are your questions and my answers.

PoojaG at Lifes fine whine: What´s your favorite food? 
Anytime, I could eat durums, pizza, tortilla, squids or crabs.
Vikram at Zorba The Budda:  How you been during this time? 
Thanks for asking, my friend! I´ve been good, working, studying, meeting new people…
I´ve had upside downs like everyone else, but I don´t complain.
Pam at K.PhoenixWhat is your life like? 
Well, I work from home and a regular day looks like this:
I wake up, have breakfast and feed my pets. Then we go for a walk. Back at home, I check the emails, client´s workouts and meals, and your blogs.
I take a break, lift some weights and practice some yoga postures trying to meditate and relax. After that, I have what I call the second breakfast and a shower.
Some more work until lunch time, it depends on the day: client´s questions, new workouts, or maybe taking new videos, photoshop, writing a post… I don´t get bored.
After lunch, I love to take a nap. I wake up about 4 pm ready to answer more questions, emails, and messages. Usually, I have time to read some more blogs.
I finish about 7 pm. I go for another walk with my dog, and later I hang out with friends.
In Spain, we use to have dinner very late, 10 or 11 pm. Most of the times these friends meetings turn into dinners.
Dawn Marie at Hugs & Blessings: 1.- What inspired you to begin this blog?
I started an online business because I found a great way to train online, Evernote. I think you already know something about it :D
I read somewhere that blogging was a good way to get traffic so, I decided to give it a try.
I thought I could write about fitness. But I had no idea what blogging´s about.
There are awards, tag post, guest post, etc. Having a blog on your website is different than being part of the blogging community. I think you know what I mean.
I was blessed with supportive, gentle, and positive bloggers from the very beginning, and I ended up loving this blog thing.
2.- How do you think you were able to attract 2000 followers?
Networking and persistence.
Awards, guest post, meet and greets… all of them are good ways to connect with other bloggers, introduce yourself to new readers, and get new followers.
Posting consistently, daily in my case, I think also helped.
3.- What have been the biggest changes to being a blogger that you have recognized since you have more followers?
I´ve realized that now I play more the host role than the guest role. I like to help others like others helped me, so it´s my pleasure to introduce new bloggers and trainers to my readers, inviting them to write or hosting the meet and greet. It makes my day every time I read a comment like “Hi, I´m a new blogger…”.
Thank you so much for your questions!
Big hugs,

40 thoughts on “2000 people following this blog”

  1. Hola David! Congratulations on 2000 followers! I enjoyed reading about your daily schedule, because I also like to have a second breakfast. How is it to be able to work from home and make your own schecule?

    1. Hola Josh! Como estas, amigo?
      Thanks! Haha! I knew I wasn’t the only one having two breakfast 😁👌
      Well, there is a lot to do online. Reading how to things, actually trying to do them, answering comments, emails… I mean, there is a lot and it can be stressful. It was stressful and I was all day in front of the computer until I realized there is always another day 😁

      1. Hola Chape! Estoy bien, todavía estoy en Belice. Tengo 5 días hasta que regreso al los estados unidos.

        I didn’t realize there was so much to do when you’re an online personal trainer. I’m glad you figured out how to make a schedule that works for you.

      2. Me alegro mucho! Estamos deseando leer tus aventuras en Belize 😃
        Yes, there is. For different time zones, haha!

  2. Congratulations!! You definitely deserve all 2000 of them and I’m sure you’ll be at 3000 in no time! It’s so nice that you’re using your blog to help new bloggers get more of an audience here!!

  3. Hello dear David!!!
    many many congratulations on 2000 followers 🙂
    loved reading all of your answers on this post. you have been a wonderful friend since i met you on WP. glad to meet you here.
    though i am not a fitness freak but love to have a healthy lifestyle, your blog has always inspired me towards that. and love to read your quotes!!!
    keep writing and keep inspiring, my Friend ❤
    love and light ❤
    Vikram 🙂

    1. Hi Vikram! Thank you so much, I’m glad to meet you too 😊
      I really appreciate your comment because I think that fitness is not only for freaks but for everybody 👌
      I’ll keep doing my best, promise!
      Love and light ❤️

  4. I am not at all surprised that you have 2k followers, David–your unfailing courtesy and persistence is the sort of quality that eventually ends in success. May it do nothing but grow in the days to come. 🙂

  5. As I mentioned earlier (when you were approaching this incredible milestone,) your site is truly worthy of the followings! Continued success and growth I am certain are in your future!!! Huge hugs!!

  6. Congratulations dear David! Well deserved!
    Life throw me back a bit again, therefor I couldn’t ask you questions…However, I am going to ask them anyway 😛
    What do you eat? Being a sportsman, I don’t think you eat pizza all the time?
    And what kind of dog (breed) do you have?

    1. Thank you!
      Of course, I’m pleased to answer 😉
      My dog is an affable Yorkshire girl, Ari.
      About my diet, I really eat what I want every day. What I do is fitting my macros, I weight my food, every meal, so I get the protein, carbs and fat I need. I also try to do five meals a day, and I only drink water and squeezed in the moment fruit juices. I usually have omelet and orange juice for breakfast, meat for lunch, and fish for dinner.

      1. Thank you for answering, I hope I didn’t disturb your nap-time 😉
        Lovely name for a dog. Sounds like a delicious, but still healthy ‘diet’ 🙂

      2. Haha! No worries, it’s too early for a nap 😀
        I’m planning a post on how to fit macros, it’ll be ready soon 😉
        Big hugs

      3. Ah great. I have studied Nutrition via a Dutch University and also self-studied about Paleo. My conclusion; consuming natural real foods is key. It’s on my list to write about it. So very curious about your article about macros 😉

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Lower Back

The Erector Spinae is not just one muscle, but a bundle of muscles and tendons. Paired, they run more or less vertically. It extends throughout the lumbar, thoracic and cervical regions, and lies in the groove to the side of the vertebral column.

Latissimus Dorsi

The latissimus dorsi is the larger, flat, dorsolateral muscle on the trunk, posterior to the arm, and partly covered by the trapezius on its median dorsal region.


The Deltoid muscle is the muscle forming the rounded contour of the shoulder. It is divided into three portions, anterior, lateral and posterior, with the fibers having different roles due to their orientation.


The Infraspinatus muscle is one of the four rotator cuff muscles crossing the shoulder joint and is commonly injured. It is the main external rotator of the shoulder joint.


The Biceps brachii is  actually two separate bundles of muscles (heads). The two heads of the Biceps vary in length and as a result, are called the Short and the Long Biceps heads.


The Triceps Brachii muscles  have three muscle heads: Lateral, Medial and Long head. Primarily responsible for the extension of the elbow joint. The lateral head is used for movements requiring occasional high-intensity force, while the medial fascicle enables more precise, low-force movements.

(Anterior muscles)

The Pronator teres pronates the forearm, turning the hand posteriorly. If the elbow is flexed to a right angle, then pronator teres will turn the hand so that the palm faces inferiorly. It is assisted in this action by pronator quadratus.

(Posterior muscles)

The Extensor Digitorum muscle helps in the movements of the wrists and the elbows. It extends the phalanges, then the wrist, and finally the elbow. It acts principally on the proximal phalanges. It tends to separate the fingers as it extends them.


The pectoralis major makes up the bulk of the chest muscles in the male and lies under the breast in the female.

The pectoralis minor is a thin, triangular muscle, situated at the upper part of the chest, beneath the pectoralis major. 


The Rectus Abdominis is the most superficial of the abdominal muscles. It is this muscle which forms the six-pack shape! It is a paired muscle running vertically on each side of the anterior wall of the abdomen. There are two parallel muscles, separated by a midline band of connective tissue called the linea alba.


The External Oblique is situated on the lateral and anterior parts of the abdomen. It is broad, thin, and irregularly quadrilateral. It is the largest and the most superficial (outermost) of the three flat muscles of the lateral anterior abdomen. 


The gluteal muscles are a group of three muscles which make up the buttocks: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The three muscles originate from the ilium and sacrum and insert on the femur. The functions of the muscles include extension, abduction, external rotation, and internal rotation of the hip joint.

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The Quadriceps Femoris is the knee extensor muscle.  As a group, the quadriceps femoris is crucial in walking, running, jumping and squatting. It´s subdivided into four separate “heads”.


A hamstring is any one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris). The hamstrings are quite susceptible to injury.

Lower Leg

The gastrocnemius and the soleus form what we know as calf. They are involved in activities such as walking, running, jumping… 

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The trapezius is a broad, flat and triangular muscle. The muscles on each side form a trapezoid shape. It is the most superficial of all the back muscles.

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