Archive for October, 2010

And so it Begins

Posted on October 29, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 5 Comments

The Holiday Season is upon us. Nothing like Halloween to kick it off. Be safe, have fun, but remember to just be aware of the choices you make.  All that candy can add up quickly.
Go here for a quick reference guide for calorie counts on some popular Halloween candy.
“There is room for a moderate amount [...]

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Take That

Posted on October 28, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Random, Triathlon | 3 Comments

Take that asthma… two good workouts on consecutive days. Yesterday did 6 mile run in 47:30. Today rode 12 miles up in the hills of east Provo.
Just wanted to share that. It makes me happy. : )

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Benefits of Strength Training

Posted on October 27, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Strength Training | 1 Comment

Strength training is still good for you. Try and get it in a few times a week. Here are some good reasons:


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Posted on October 26, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Random, Triathlon | 5 Comments

Been struggling with asthma related issues lately as the weather has been changing. Runs and rides cut short, and my inhaler has no effect. This happens every year so you’d think I’d be used to it, but nope.
It really stinks because as I have been breathing really deeply to get enough air it has made [...]

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Date Night Swim

Posted on October 22, 2010 - Filed Under Exercise, Triathlon | 3 Comments

Tonight is date night and I’m pumped. Wife and I are going to the rec center to hit the pool for a good workout. We haven’t been able to get to the pool together to workout in a few years. Babysitter is set and I finally get to swim with my “coach.”
She swam in high [...]

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Strategies from Let’s Move

Posted on October 20, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 1 Comment

There are some great ideas from the Let’s Move campaign to get healthier. They involve everyone doing their part. Go here to learn more.

Honestly, I’d like to think that everyone working together can make a difference, but I really think it starts at home. Parents need to do their best to teach kids about eating [...]

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Health Info on Internet

Posted on October 19, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Random | 1 Comment

Interesting. I thought it would have been more.
When looking for info, always check the credibility of the sites you visit. There’s a lot of junk out there too.
Source: CDC: Health Information Technology Use Among US Adults

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Eat Breakfast

Posted on October 18, 2010 - Filed Under Nutrition | 5 Comments

In general, kids and teens who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired. So make time for breakfast — for you and your kids!
– Kid’s Health
Seems pretty basic, but a lot of people don’t eat a regular breakfast, [...]

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Pyramid of Success

Posted on October 15, 2010 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Motivation | 3 Comments

John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success:

Have a healthy weekend.

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Broccoli Much?

Posted on October 13, 2010 - Filed Under Random, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Nothing like a mouth full of broccoli. : ) She loves the stuff:

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