Archive for September, 2009

Jump on Your Bike

Posted on September 30, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

“Biking is not as tough on the joints as running, and you can cover a lot more real estate and explore beautiful areas.”
– Wynn Sherman, via here.
Haven’t been on a bike in awhile?  Might be a good day to change up your routine.  Jump on your bike and go explore.  Don’t forget your helmet, though. 

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Consumption of Fruits and Veggies

Posted on September 29, 2009 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables | 1 Comment

Percentage of U.S. adults aged ≥ 18 years who consumed fruit two or more times per day and vegetables three or more times per day, by state, 2007.  Range (8.8% to 20.1%).  Source here.
Just a reminder to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.  They taste good and are good for you.  You already know that. 

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Home Gym

Posted on September 23, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise | 1 Comment

see more Funny Graphs
By home gym, this could mean a treadmill, exercise bike, etc. 
Funny graph, and probably pretty typical.  If you’re one of those people with exercise equipment at home that hasn’t been used for awhile, today is a good day to start.  Winter is coming. 

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Get Off the Couch

Posted on September 22, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise, Triathlon | 1 Comment

[Photo credit: Wicked Local photo by Nicole Goodhue Boyd, via here].
“This is the body I was born with.  There is not much I can do to change that fact. I can sit on the couch and complain about always finishing last, or I can get out there and give it my best shot. I choose [...]

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Injury Report

Posted on September 21, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Random | 1 Comment

So I found out this morning I have a sprained calcaneocuboid ligament.  I hurt it about 10 days ago playing indoor soccer.  Doc told me no running for a few weeks (because of the pounding on it) but swim and bike are ok. 
I guess spraining this ligament is more painful and takes longer to heal than some [...]

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Posted on September 18, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition, Vegetables | 1 Comment

Dinner last night.  Balsamic chicken topped with fresh, chopped spinach, tomatoes and feta cheese.  It was yummy.  Wife said it was the best food she’s ever had (she says that all the time, though, so not sure what to think). 

I promise.  There is chicken under there.
Eat at home.  It’s usually worth the time it takes [...]

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Cause and Effect

Posted on September 17, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition | 2 Comments

“Americans believe in cause and effect, except when it pertains to their eating habits.”
– Dr. Joel Robbins (via here).

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Posted on September 16, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

“Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”
– Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (via here).
Two days in a row with quotes on pretty much the same thing.  Maybe it’s because I want to get out and move and I can’t.  Foot still messed [...]

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Pencil it In

Posted on September 15, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise | Leave a Comment

“People have to pencil in exercise, just like every other daily happening.  One has to make time and remember their health is important.”
– Joanne LeBel, aerobics director for Best Fitness Gym in Schenectady and Albany NY (via here).

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Too Many Cookies

Posted on September 14, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise, Random | Leave a Comment

This video is because I ate too many cookies this weekend.  And I messed up my foot playing indoor soccer.  No running for me today, or the next few days.  Dang it. 

Can’t see the video? Go here.

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