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What do you think?

Monday, September 21, 2015      12 comments

Added sugars bring calories to foods without any nutritional value. Right now, it’s hard to know how much added sugar is in the foods you buy, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to change that. A new labeling rule would a... Read more

I just can't believe it!

Sunday, September 20, 2015      12 comments

On Thursday the fitness center at work ran a 5K. Proceeds go to Second Harvest Food Bank so I signed up and planned to walk as fast as I could, just for fun. Well as I got into it I started trying to pass every walker ahead of me and was quite s... Read more

Is there a bad luck imp on my shoulder?

Monday, August 24, 2015      6 comments

I feel like this is just a start of a run of bad luck. We went up to our place in the Sierras. We lost cell phone recption so I couldn't log my last fitness and LTGL points but that wasn't the problem. We were driving up and were about 50 miles ... Read more

Spark people is mostly right but sometimes wrong

Friday, August 21, 2015      8 comments

I typically go to the websearch everyday while I'm doing Spark trivia. I always like to research the questions that I get wrong. The search page always has a quote of the day and today they have "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going" ... Read more

Wow Mammoth!

Friday, July 31, 2015      10 comments

Back in 2005 a guy was walking along one of my favorite walking trails and saw a bone sticking up. The bone was immense so he told the Park Managers. The people who manage the park immediately asked the Paleontology department at Berkeley to com... Read more

My Goals for this Challenge!

Thursday, June 25, 2015      4 comments

Stay at my goal range between 124 and 127 for the whole challenge Eat Fish once a week Eat white carbs no more than twice a week Eat 5 or more Freggies every day! Do at least 60 minutes of fitness every day Perform the Four Fitness Tes... Read more

What a great Dad's Day!

Monday, June 22, 2015      1 comments

We have a great family tradition to have the whole family join us at our place in the Sierras for Father's Day. We have a lovely home at about 4500 ft and it's just about a 2 1/2 hour drive from our real home in the flat lands of the South SF B... Read more

Wow another great challenge is starting!

Friday, June 19, 2015      2 comments

Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Summer 5% Challenge! It is great fun and really helps you focus on doing healthy things and keeping up your fitness activities. I have been on maintenan... Read more

I am so lucky

Thursday, June 04, 2015      5 comments

I walk about 3-4 miles every day. I'm so lucky since my work has two different access points to the trail along San Francisco Bay. I also like to walk around our industrial park since a lot of the businesses has added little parks and beautiful ... Read more

I joined the SparkPeople 21 day challenge on Facebook

Friday, May 29, 2015      0 comments

I haven't been on Facebook for years and it was really kind of fun. If we all did that we'd have a new way to connect and become better friends. What do you think?
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The key is to get right back up!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      6 comments

As you guys probably know I love to speed walk. I usually take about 5-14 to 15 minute mile walks a week and almost always walk over 12,000 steps a day. What you may not know is that I fall a lot (like every 6-9 months or so). Fortunately, thank... Read more

Stairs are the answer to gaining weight on a cruise

Thursday, April 30, 2015      8 comments

We just returned from a great 10 day cruise on the Star Princess. It was a round trip from San Francisco cruise so we didn't have worry about # of bags, walking in a dirty terminal with no shoes, separating liquids or getting to an airport 2 hou... Read more

Wow I did it!

Monday, April 13, 2015      11 comments

I have been writing about my walking goals for some time. I am addicted to my pedometer and I just won't leave home without it. Back in 2011, the first year I really started thinking about weight loss, my daily step average was 4,310 steps. The... Read more

Great Motivator

Thursday, March 26, 2015      6 comments

This is one of the views from the hike we took this weekend near our vacation house in the Sierras. The hike was very challenging, a black diamond trail, but who can miss w... Read more

Don't exercise because you think a little doesn't help?

Monday, March 09, 2015      6 comments

I just saw this article today and it makes me want to exercise more! Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 -- People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level a... Read more

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