5% Challenge commitments - Moroccan starter
How much and how often will you exercise?
Daily 10 min is the must, the backup is 10 min walking before g... Read more
Spain, Algeciras. 10K in!
So we are on the way to Morocco with a colleague of mine. We flew to Malaga, Spain, then collected our equipment from a TNT depot station, and drove to Algeciras, which is a big port on the South of Spain. Tomorrow, we take to ferry to enter to ... Read more
A funny pic from Vienna
Saturday, Gleisdorf (Austria):
We made a 60 min walk in the forest with my girlfriend on one of my usual tracks. It was a funny experience, the whole way looked so different by walking, and also much longer. I have seen houses, trees, details ... Read more
Ice Skate love in Vienna
We walked by the Rathaus in Vienna, and there was this huge place to ice skate, with roads going around in the park, music, food, and super great ambiance.
This was the 3rd time in my life to ice skate. How the hell I know how to ice skate?... Read more
Contact improvisation. And still on track.
This weekend I went on to stretch a bit my comfort zone, and did a two day workshop on contact dance improvisation in Vienna.
I was moving from 10am to 6pm both days, I didn't do so much exercise in one block for years, and it felt so great... Read more
On track. Feelin' good.
So sometimes I have these periods when everything works well in terms of healthy life.
Nutrition wise I am in the budget, eating healthy, drinking 10+ glasses per day.
I have my exercise daily, charging up with energy.
I track all food, al... Read more
Cutting back vs. cutting out (+ FNF update)
I was reading a forum question on cutting back vs. cutting out, and had so many thoughts, that I've rather write a blog about it.
There are a few things that had been replaced with alternatives. For example instead of bread, I eat Wasa Cris... Read more
The Year of Running
Well, I have this zillion ideas on my mindmap in which areas of myself I want to grow this year. It has my personal goals, then body, spirit, mind, and daily life as main branches.
The good thing about mindmaps, that ideas just grow on t... Read more
Living healthy is so much better
I am so happy for your feedback on yesterdays blog, made my thinking moving, and have lots of ideas and encouragement to go forward.
I have decided to keep it simple, and first I finish my SP diet plan, I am in stage three.
It also tells ... Read more
What's going on when it's not going on
The last two weeks were quite hectic. Lots of travel, lots of going on, and also winter got to full swing with sub-freezing temperatures.
I just didn't had time to track all my food, I couldn't do real exercise every day, and it was just pl... Read more
Baby running (Cape Town #04)
In the morning run I've met a young lady running with her baby - this is so awesome, and so inspiring! These South Africans keep surprising me! When I'll have a kid, I think I'll do the same!
Today I had reserved not enough time to brush m... Read more
The pinguins of South Africa (Cape Town #03)
Just a short check-in.
This course is turning out to be my best healthy - travel experience.
We ran with some others in the morning both yesterday and today.
There is abundance of fruits and vegetables for each meal, even the coffee break.... Read more
A beautiful and challenging week ahead (Cape Town #02)
So after a few days in North Africa, here I am in South Africa, for 11 days.
The food is gorgeous.
People are very nice.
So I need to be really vigilant not too slip down the "I just eat a little bit of this" slopes.
It's full summer ... Read more
1 year sparkanniversary in pictures (Cape Town)
Today is my first day of my second year on Sparkpeople.
Lot of things happened during the last year, let me share some pictures.
December 2011, Gleisdorf, Austria - After a cold run in the morning. The moisture froz... Read more
Strawberries again. And swordfish. (Morocco)
During this 3 day quick come-and-go trip to Morocco, I finally managed to make a run every day. I only had 30 mins, so I did interval training.
I had the chance to taste the first strawberries of the new season, mainly shipping for the fre... Read more