The statistics are disheartening no matter how you define weight maintenance.
Here are two extremes:
5% of people manage to stay within about 5 lbs of their goal weight.
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Last month there was an article published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association that caused a flurry of response in the world of weight control. It had to do with the idea of reframing obesity as a result of genetic tendencies in... Read more
I'm still using the trick of tracking what I want to eat and choose not to, alongside what I actually DO eat.
I got this idea from NELLJONES. More about that here:
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Binging and night eating are tough for me. When I get the urge to eat when I'm alone, it can be extremely difficult to break the chain between the urge and getting up to go to the refrigerator.
It appears I have problems with impulse contr... Read more
Now that I've been discharged from PT I'm going to try and resume my original exercise schedule:
M - Tae Kardio at lunchtime, Body Pump Class in the evening
Tu - XC ski at lunchtime (if there is snow), Spinning in the evening
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At the end of March I tore my rotator cuff snowboarding.
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I started going to PT way back then.
After a month and a second surgeon opinio... Read more
My friend Peter and I led an intro kayaking trip today to the south end of Cayuga Lake for the Cornell Outing Club. We brought three undergrads with us.
Here we are, tying the boats onto my car:
The original blog post I'd prepared disappeared (thanks, Chrome.) and I'm not going to write the whole dang thing again.
Here is the abbreviated version:
I rode in the AIDS Ride for Life century again this year.
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I kayaked in the lake today (which was according to the PT's suggestion).
The shoulders felt OK, if a little sore.
What I WASN'T supposed to do is roll my boat. But I felt pretty good and I have been wondering all this time if I might... Read more
In the ongoing quest for tools to break the link between thought and action in impulsive eating, I've been trying a technique suggested by someone who is a member of the At Goal and Maintaining team.
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Between all kinds of little things going on like a horrendous sunburn a few weeks ago (that peeled and scabbed for 3 weeks), an aborted kayak camping weekend, super hot weather, super rainy weather, weird work schedules, etc. I had somehow manag... Read more
I like frozen snacks as much as the next person.
A while back I explored using whey shakes to make chocolate sorbet, and it worked pretty well:
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Last year I rode my first century in 27 years:
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I plan on doing it again this year, this time with a team from the Cornell Outing Club.
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While Russ gets the http://wekeepitoff.com site back up and running, I'm going to repost my columns from there on my blog here so I can refer to them when I need to.
It is accepted as common knowledge that to keep the weight... Read more