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Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Just remember the beauty of Autumn - Church Billboard

A quote I like from the SP interview with STACYPIE79
Vince Lombardi: "We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."

Happy Hump Day!

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LIZZYP609 11/5/2009 9:24AM

    Simple and sweet and sooo very true!!
Thanks! emoticon

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DZZSHORTSTACK 11/4/2009 11:59PM

    Very True!!! Nothing is impossible...just some things may take longer to accomplish than others.

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Develop A Negative Into A Positive Picture!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

One of the many good lines from "Everything is everything" by Lauryn Hill. Have a great hump day y'all.

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NAEBUG12 10/28/2009 10:46PM

    love lauryn hill and love this song. thanks for reminding me of it and the message in the lyrics! i'm listening to her right now! hope you had a great day!

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SPARKLOVE 10/28/2009 3:51PM

    Great thought, thanks for reminding us to turn our negatives into positives. Joy

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A Fitting Name and a New Site

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Came across while out riding and speaks for itself.

Came across a new health site. Looks to have some good info and winning this battle is all about having the right info and game plan. It's at "" Enjoy

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DHAZ09 10/26/2009 7:05AM

    I've gotten crazy at a few buffets!! emoticon Going to check out that website - thanks for sharing! emoticon

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TANYAHDG 10/25/2009 1:55PM

    Thanks for sharing the link - gonna take a look.

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ESSEXCHICKIE 10/25/2009 3:35AM

    No truer words spoken !!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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5k #6, Arctic Monkeys and High Speed Stuff

Monday, October 19, 2009

Did my last 5k training on Saturday. Definitely felt a difference on this last one and while running I couldn't help but recall the Ding Dongs and friends I had over the last few days before this walk/run. I've always wondered what Federer or Nadal eat before a US Open and during. Andre Agassi used to brag about eating Big Macs back in his twenties! You can pull that kind of crap in your youth but when he got into his thirties he definitely got serious about his nutrition and training and it showed with him achieving a few more majors, including the Australian Open.

Distance: 3.1 miles
Time: 38:19
Pace: 12:22 min/mile

Love this album! "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" Great music to work out to (Still Take You Home, Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured). Keeps me pumped and willing to push even harder. Even like the slower tunes (Mardy Bum, Riot Van).

With winter right around the corner have you considered an emergency survival kit for your car? Me neither, but after listening to this podcast (iTunes search: "High Speed Stuff") definitely got me thinking about setting one up. Would NOT want to end up like the guy who drifted off a snow covered road, down an embankment and survived several days in his car eating nothing but... No spoilers here. Check it out...good stuff!

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LIZZYP609 10/20/2009 7:23AM

    Great job on the 5K! I will have to check this out...Thanks!!

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Initial Findings Show Incline Training an Efficient Form of Cardio Exercise

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Researcher Matt Rhea, Director of Human Movement Program at AT Still
University, has been studying the physiological benefits of Incline Training
on the FreeMotion Incline Trainer compared to training on a flat surface.
findingsdemonstrate that users may experience far greater benefits walking at an
incline versus running on a flat surface.

Demonstrated Benefits of Incline Training

"Intense aerobic training tends to burn calories from carbohydrates,
whereasIncline Training burns calories from fat more effectively. For example,
walking at 3 MPH between a 16% and 18% incline can burn 70% more fat than
running on a flat surface. Users experience less joint impact working out at an
incline at a slower pace while realizing the same or greater benefits as
high-impact running."

Good news for joints everywhere!

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BUCKEYESKIER 10/18/2009 9:31PM

    Thanks for the info! I will have to try more inclines on the treadmill.

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DHAZ09 10/18/2009 12:19PM

    Thanks for the info!! emoticon

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SHEDDING123 10/18/2009 9:59AM

THANK YOU for sharing!
I don't have a treadmill but walk to a set of hills that are 0.25 miles up and down the same amount on the other side. SO if I do one "lap" of the hill, I've done half a mile uphill (steep- i'd guess it ranges in places from 15-25% grade). Anyway, there were a few months that I was marching over that hill untill i'd gone 5 miles uphill at least 3-4x/week. And those were the months during which I lost the most weight and reconditioned. It was also great training for turning me into a runner.

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HOKU-ALOHI 10/18/2009 8:28AM

  WOW! I love my treadmill even more now! Thank you for posting this great blog! Totally awesome!
Thank you ~ Maya

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