Archive for May, 2010

Memorial Day Choripan

Posted on May 31, 2010 - Filed Under Food | 2 Comments

We had a great Memorial Day holiday. I ran 10 miles in the morning and in the afternoon we grilled up some veggies and some chorizo Argentino to make choripan. 

Choripan.  So good.  : )

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LiveStrong Friday

Posted on May 28, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle, Weight Control | 2 Comments

Here are a couple of my published articles from LiveSTRONG.com:
Practical Ways to Lose Weight
Cardiorespiratory Endurance Exercises
Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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Just Play

Posted on May 27, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Physical Activity | 1 Comment

[Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Take Charge of Your Health].

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Proud Daddy

Posted on May 27, 2010 - Filed Under Nutrition | 3 Comments

I’m a proud daddy.  Here’s my 15 month-old daughter eating some broccoli, sweet potatoes and chicken for lunch yesterday.  Washing it all down with a fruit smoothie with spinach.  Love it.
PS — I updated the About page.  Check it out.

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Mile Repeat Day

Posted on May 26, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle, Physical Activity | Leave a Comment

Wednesday is the dreaded mile-repeat day for me.  This morning I did 6 x 1 mile.  Average time was 7:19.  I went too fast the first 2 miles –did first in 6:45 and second in 6:50.  Times consistently slowed down –last mile was around 7:55. 
Anyway, just wanted to share this because even though this workout [...]

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People do Crazy Things

Posted on May 25, 2010 - Filed Under Fad Diets, Healthy Lifestyle | 2 Comments

Don’t do crazy things.  Be smart. 
[Source: CNN.com: How Crash Diets Harm Your Health].

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Benefits of Physical Activity

Posted on May 25, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Physical Activity | 3 Comments

From the American Red Cross:

It’s worth it. 

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Strength Training – Healthy Monday

Posted on May 24, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Monday | 2 Comments

Each Monday, a simple health tip and challenge will be posted as part of Healthy Monday.  Healthy Monday is a public health initiative founded in 2005 in association with Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University, and Columbia Univerisity. 
Their mission includes ending “chronic preventable disease in the U.S. by offering people and organizations a weekly prompt [...]

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Birthday Challenge Report

Posted on May 23, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Triathlon | Leave a Comment

Well, I did it.  The bday challenge went fine, except for the weather.  Left my house for the run at 6am and was completely soaked from rain after 2 blocks.  Not that fun for 8 miles.  Sore throat today might be from that.  I finished the run in 1:07. 
Rec center only open between 8-9 am [...]

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LiveSTRONG

Posted on May 21, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | Leave a Comment

Lately I’ve been writing more for LIVESTRONG.com.  Every Friday I’ll link to some of my articles.  Hope you enjoy them. 
Have a great weekend!
Why Is it Important to Keep Fit & Healthy?
Exercises for Your Heart & Lungs
Range for Healthy Cholesterol Levels

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