ACTIVE_AT_60   52,033
50,000-59,999 SparkPoints
ACTIVE_AT_60's Recent Blog Entries

Thought of the day 11.27.14

Thursday, November 27, 2014

So today is thanksgiving. You have probably already posted how you over ate and how you are now regretting it and yada yada

The other day I listened to a program where a nutritionist talked about not beating ourselves up for eating too much. We do it every year!

Eat what you want today and then start making plans for what you are doing from here on out. It is not important what you eat between Thanksgiving and what ever holiday you celebrate. It is important what you eat between the holiday you celebrate and Thanksgiving. If you don't work out - think about what you can do to work out - walk more, cut down on food you know is not good for you.

Happy Thanksgiving

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:


    Just read it now. But hope you had a great one.

Report Inappropriate Comment
APONI_KB 11/29/2014 4:54PM

    I think that what keeps me from overeating is to remember that feeling of being overly stuffed. It's not a good feeling at all. Then I focus on eating a little bit of the things I don't have very often.

Report Inappropriate Comment
CALIDREAMER76 11/28/2014 11:33AM

    Happy Thanksgiving dear friend ~ I watched, but also enjoyed - just a little. Also made sure I got some cardio in during the morning hours.

Report Inappropriate Comment
B-N-ME 11/28/2014 4:36AM

    All things in moderation. Thanks for the reminder to be as kind to ourselves in those situations as we are to others.

Report Inappropriate Comment
TTLEELEE 11/27/2014 8:46PM

    Great points. I have shifted to being mindful and intentional all of the "non-celebration" days to eat healthfully and exercise. Then splurging at special celebrations and holidays keeps them special.

Thanks Jan.

You share such great stuff.

Happy Thanksgiving! and keep being the wonderful blessing that you are.

Report Inappropriate Comment
UMBILICAL 11/27/2014 7:10PM


Report Inappropriate Comment

Thought of the day 11.20.14

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In a week we celebrate Thanksgiving.

Before you go to your Thanksgiving event recite Chris 'macca' McCormack's words (Macca is two times ironman world champion) "you are the CEO of your one person company". Yes, I am sorry to tell you - YOU are in charge of what you put in your mouth.

You also may want to think about - it is more about what you eat between the holidays than you eat during the holidays.

And finally - if you are fortunate to celebrate Thanksgiving - think of the ones who are not. Consider a donation to a food bank!

Happy Thanksgiving.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

TTLEELEE 11/21/2014 8:39PM


And have a great holiday season.

Report Inappropriate Comment
DDOORN 11/21/2014 4:56PM

    Nothing tastes as good as being fit feels! :-)

Many food fund-raisers going on around here. I'm heading out tomorrow to drop off Thanksgiving food baskets (turkey included!) to many of my clients. There is a real scramble rallying enough food for the cause in our area...the needs are tremendous!


Report Inappropriate Comment
B-N-ME 11/21/2014 2:21PM

    Thanks for the reminder and challenge Jan!
I have run a food drive at work for the last 10-12 years. We are able to get between 2000-3000 pounds to donate, every little bit helps!

Report Inappropriate Comment
BILL60 11/21/2014 8:40AM

    Super idea!! And a Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Report Inappropriate Comment
APROMISE4ME 11/20/2014 9:26PM

    That's a great idea ! Thanks for sharing it; and have a Happy Thanksgiving !


emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

New book

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Those of you who have known me a while, will have heard me talk about Cindi from Indi. Cindi is a remarkable person, who was an aspiring olympian (cycling) whose career was cut short by a head on collision - she survived and some years later she was diagnosed with breast cancer ... if you want to read a book about a remarkable person with an inspiring story - Cindi has written a book ... named after her 'trademark' - Determined.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

DDOORN 10/9/2014 1:15PM

    I am always so deeply awed and impressed over people who overcome such challenging physical limitations and are able to accomplish so much! Thx for sharing, Jan.


Report Inappropriate Comment
LYNNIERN 10/5/2014 6:38PM

    Thanks for sharing. I'll check it out also.

Report Inappropriate Comment
BILL60 10/5/2014 6:41AM

    I too will check it out. Thank you for sharing.

Report Inappropriate Comment
ROBBIEY 10/4/2014 5:32PM

  I will check it out. Thanks for sharing the information!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment

Thoughts of the day 9.3.14

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Interesting study published in Annals of Internal Medicine today. Hopefully it not only will make a mainstream medical journal - but also the main stream press

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

B-N-ME 9/10/2014 7:38AM


Report Inappropriate Comment
BE-THE-CHANGE 9/3/2014 5:26PM

    Are you talking about the study financed by the NIH that examined low fat vs. low carb diet? There is an article in the New York Times.

Report Inappropriate Comment

Thought of the day 8.23.14

Sunday, August 24, 2014

So, I went for a bike ride yesterday. Not unusual - but what is a little more unusual I haven't been on my bike for a while and BAM I went out and did 50.12 miles. Nice - but here is what is nicer - with the exception of my shoulders (a little tense from hunching over) I feel fabulous today.

Looking at the data afterwards - my ride was about 50:50 in zone 2 and zone 3

What do I think happened. I have started to eat differently. Much less carbs and grains. Less carbs - huh?

Yes, that was what I said. My breakfast - Goatsmilk yoghurt with walnuts and blueberries. During the ride - the fluid was coconut water and what did I have to eat. ONE bonk breaker bar half way - two scoops of chia seeds in flax seed milk - and a handful of mixed nuts.

When I came home I had scrambled eggs with bacon and some veggies.

When I ran a 10k recently my fuel was - a slice of mozzarella cheese - a handful of walnuts. During the race - ALL I had was a flask with chia seeds in flax milk ... and felt great.

thought of today
- carbohydrates convert into fat. Fat converts into carbohydrates ... why are we eating all these carbs?
- when you ingest gels or sports drinks during your activity you will have peaks and valleys in your blood sugar/insulin
- have you ever thought of how metabolic in-efficient you are when you are doing cardio - I have been training mostly in zone 2. The kicker is - I have not lost a lot of weight but I can tell you I feel I am a much stronger runner, cyclists, swimmer than I used to be.
- I also like the fact that I did not have that sugary taste in my mouth all the time.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

B-N-ME 9/10/2014 7:40AM

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge. Taking a step outside the box and experimenting ourselves instead of following the crowd sometimes provides great benefit! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

    Good job. Zone 2 training - love HR training, but next week starts half marathon training.

Report Inappropriate Comment

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 Last Page