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Dave K.

San Francisco, California
Hi, I'm Dave. I'm the co-founder of Wellsphere, and a huge believer in the impact of eating right and being active on your overall well-being. I moved to SF in 2001 from NY, and decided to live a much more active life. I joined Team In Training and trained for the Pacific Grove triathlon. It was an amazing experience to start exercising almost everyday and to set a challenging goal for myself and accomplish it. I think that's the key to growing and continuously improving your life - whether... Full Bio
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Saturday morning Bike rides by Dave K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Like2Bike Team I've been trying to get out on my bike religiously every Saturday morning.  It really helps me to have the ritual, so that I assume I'm going unless something else comes up.  ... Read on »
Good century rides in the Bay Area by Dave K. Posted in: General Discussion in Like2Bike Team Hey all,  Anyone  know some good century rides in the Bay Area?  Would like to get back on my bike and need the added motivation of training for a century. Read on »
What parenting style works best for you? by Dave K. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Parenting Are you strict with your kids?  Supportive?  Nurturing?  Do you explain the why behind your decisions, or just make it clear that you are the authority?  What seems to work be ... Read on »
Swimming in the morning by Dave K. Posted in: General Discussion in Swimming A new gym opened nearby, and I've started swimming in the mornings! I find it a great way to start the day. Even just 20 minutes in the pool makes a big difference... Read on »
8 Minute Meditation by Dave K. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation I read a really interesting book recently called 8 Minute Meditation. The author, a seasoned meditator and Buddhist scholar, presents a very practical, American approach to m ... Read on »
Ran 8 miles yesterday! by Dave K. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I just started running through Golden Gate Park, and after 20 minutes, I just decided to head all the way to Ocean Beach. Ended up running almost 8 miles, and felt pretty goo ... Read on »
Low carbohydrate foods list by Dave K. 6 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Hey guys, Found this list of low carbohydrate foods that I thought was pretty helpful if you're trying to watch your carbs: Meat Bacon Beef Chicken ... Read on »
5K equals how many miles .... by Dave K. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Running For those of you thinking about doing a 5K, but not sure what it entails, I recommend you give it a shot. A 5K is a running race of about 3 miles. It's a pretty good distanc ... Read on »
Exercise makes you eat less! by Dave K. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise I thought this was an interesting article about how exercise helps to curb your appetite (though not for everyone). I know from my own experience, I'm not only less hungry, b ... Read on »
Playing outside by Dave K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Been slacking in terms of getting to the gym, but it's just been way too nice out. Went on a great bike ride on Saturday, nice solo ride that helped clear my head. Going to ... Read on »
List of High Protein Foods by Dave K. 8 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating The trouble with a lot of high protein foods is that they're also high in saturated fat. If you're looking to add more protein to your diet, here's a list of great-tasting, ... Read on »
One piece of dark chocolate by Dave K. 4 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in No Mo' Sweets Team I've decided to have one small piece of dark chocolate after dinner to satisfy my sweets craving and that's it. I actually found a Charles Chocolate single serving piece of c ... Read on »
Does Airborne work? by Dave K. 5 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Living Airborne settle a lawsuit today alleging false advertising for $23 million. They didn't actually admit that Airborne's supplements don't fight colds, but they did settle. Do ... Read on »
Swimming rocks! by Dave K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Swimming I had about 20 minutes to work out yesterday, so I decided to hop in the pool. It reminded me how much I love swimming - I felt totally refreshed after even a 20 minute worko ... Read on »
Wildflower 2008! by Dave K. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Endurance Training If you're considering training for a triathlon, I highly recommend Wildflower! It's a whole experience, and it draws literally thousands of amateur triathletes from all ove ... Read on »
I love swimming! by Dave K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Only had about 20 minutes to work out yesterday, so I decided to brave the cold and hop in the outdoor pool at my gym. I forgot what a great workout it is. So invigorating. ... Read on »
When do you run? by Dave K. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Running I'm not what you'd call a 'morning person' but today I decided to try running in the morning to see if that would be a good way to squeeze in a workout and make sure I don't s ... Read on »
Team In Training! by Dave K. Posted in: General Discussion in Endurance Training If you're thinking about training for an endurance event this year (marathon, triathlon, century ride, etc.), I can't recommend more highly Team In Training! One of the bes ... Read on »
Venture Capital Veteran Launches Motivational Music Label 'SkinnySongs' by Dave K. 4 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Ultimate frisbee From Reuters... Heidi Roizen Develops Fun, Empowering, Radio-Quality Pop Music for Women Who Want to Lose Weight and Get in Shape WOODSIDE, Calif.--(Business Wire)--Wh ... Read on »