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Spin and Burn Calories by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jun 2008 10:01pm Spinning classes can be a great way to burn calories and keep your muscles in shape. But indoor stationary biking can be monotonous, so you have to have a high tolerance for exercise bikes and being inside. Image via Wikipedia A typical class involves going to the gym, where an instructor leads the class participants riding on specialized sta ... Read on »
Biking-So Different From the Run! by Kathy .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 2:34pm So today I started my biking routine. I’ll do a long run on Saturday and a long ride on Sunday. My ‘long’ ride today was one hour and I only went 12 miles! I was kind of surprised. Even more than that, I wore my GPS and found that 12 miles of biking burns only 490 calories! I guess I’m used to that 12 miles=1,200 calories of running. I did e ... Read on »
Heed those creaking noises by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 11:31pm Arriving at the Sacramento Valley Station the other morning to catch my Capitol Corridor train, I saw my friend and fellow multimodal bike commuter Daniel sitting near his crankless bicycle. Upon closer inspection, I noticed this: the spindle on his bottom bracket (where the crank arms attach) had broken on the non drive side. Wow. And I thought I ... Read on »
Coming out of my Food and Exercise Ruts by Kelly W. Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 12:00am As I have mentioned before, I am in a major food rut now. I am even not loving oatmeal which is usually my favorite meal of the day. It might have something to do with how hot it's been- steaming oatmeal just doesn't have the same appeal. So today I woke up and had an english muffin with almond butter and some sliced apple. I thought I'd be star ... Read on »
Match Made In Heaven by Jenna .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 09 Mar 2009 3:37pm Today I was totally in my jammies at 2:30. Check out my sweet, soft and organic new robe (thank you Abi!!) (Dexter liked the box it came in, too) Okay. I’d be lying if I told you that I wasn’t usually in my jammies at this hour in the afternoon. I totally am. I usually exercise right after lunch, take a super long and hot shower and ... Read on »
Campagnolo Athena: A joy to work with, a joy to ride by Dave M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 11:55am Some ten weeks ago I bought my wife Kathy a 1985 1st. Generation 49cm. Fuso frame in really nice condition. I built it up with parts I had laying around and bought a few items on eBay. My wife had expressed for some time that she would like a frame that I had built. We are neither that much into material things, we like the possessions ... Read on »
Aerobic Aqua Jogger by Josh Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 1:51am Aerobic Aqua Jogger Weight loss - Summer -- there's no better time to start a physical activity program! For those of us who live in colder climes, summer's warm weather offers a wealth of opportunities for being physically active, or for varying our regular physical activity routine. For those of us who have been putting off getting ... Read on »
Exercise: What's Too Much? by Ashley M. Posted Sun 08 Aug 2010 9:05am When I started training for longer distances races, my mileage, naturally, went way up. So did my resolve to get in all my prescribed workouts and to track my progress. After each workout, I'd scrawl my stats onto a calendar with the miles run, mile pace, and total time. Check, check, and check. I became so proud of my training, I want ... Read on »
A reeeeeeeeaaaaaallllllyyyyyy long fitness test by Carolina John Posted Sun 01 May 2011 12:00am First, April's totals: Swim: 8 swims, 22,620 meters, average swim 2,827.5 meters Bike: 13 rides, 313.5 miles, 24.1 miles average Run: 17 runs, 100.55 miles !!! My first 100 mile month! Yoga: Once, 30 minutes Strength: nothing This was one helluva month for Ironman training. 17 runs? I am ... Read on »
have FONDUE night, tonight! by The Move It Momma Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 12:39pm Move It Momma's HEALTHier FONDUE!! You'll Need: 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup light beer(hey, I said healthIER NOT healthIEST!) 4 cups 2% shredded cheese-any flavor 1/4 cup non-fat milk Saute onion and garlic, then add beer and simmer for about 5 minutes or until onion/garlic b ... Read on »