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Powerwalk - bits of exercise add up
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday, I went to Graz to sell some of my clothes that I cannot wear anymore, because I slimmed down. How funny. I will make some pictures of my old and new trousers. I should change my shirts, too, all of them are loose, but maybe next y... Read more
Like a machine
Sunday, October 09, 2011      7 comments

Since my last check-in: WEDNESDAY: 10K run, 20K cycling (2h) THURSDAY: 10k run, 20K cycling (2h) ... Read more
17:00. Let's hit the road.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      7 comments

Finally, the clock reached 17:00. So, I jumped into my running gear, and hit the road directly from the office. Beautiful sun, probably the last few days of the warm summer rays. 10K, finished below 60 min - I'm getting speedy. I ... Read more
A bike-run sandwich worth 1817 kcal
Monday, October 03, 2011      7 comments

MONDAY, Oct 03, 2011 In the morning, I didn't know if I would rather swim or bike today, so I packed all my stuff into the bag. There's still a pool in Fehring, about 40min train, where there is an indoor swimming pool, that I want to explo... Read more
Riding my bike!
Monday, October 03, 2011      0 comments

SUNDAY, Oct 02, 2011 For some reason, after so many months, I finally took my bike to the car-wash station, gave it a wash, and fitted the mount for my Nokia N8 phone, so I can use Endomondo on it. This was on Saturday. On Sunday, I reall... Read more
My first ever Yoga class
Sunday, October 02, 2011      11 comments

FRIDAY, 30 Sep 2011 After work, I decided to make a trip to Graz, swim, visit a friend, bring some clothes I shrank out to a second hand shop, run, and just explore the city a bit. Basically, I went there mainly for the swimming, but I wa... Read more
Hallenbad Union Graz (Austria)
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      7 comments

So, the closure of the open air swimming pool in Gleisdorf forced me to explore new possibilities to swim. Now, whereever I go, I check before if there is a swimming pool nearby, and I bring my stuff, and jump in for a quick breaststroke series... Read more
A week in the hotel - the look back
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      5 comments

So, I have spent last week from Sunday to Saturday in the "Holiday Beach Hotel" in Budapest, Hungary, on a training course. This was the 2nd week of a series of 5 weeks. The course, and the class were exceptional, I still miss the experienc... Read more
2nd day in the hotel - checklist
Monday, September 19, 2011      6 comments

So, here I am on my course in Budapest, Hungary, 1 week sleeping and eating in a hotel. This is my 2nd day, so here's the checklist for the start about to fit the environment to my healthy lifestyle, and to check the habits in the morning+even... Read more
Umbrella before - a week on training
Saturday, September 17, 2011      1 comments

Tomorrow, I start a week of training (organisaitonal development, in my free time) here in Budapest. We have a package in the hotel with rooms and food all inclusive. It means "dining out" 3x a day, 7 days the week. I remember, when I was ... Read more
Swim-run break during my long train trip
Saturday, September 17, 2011      3 comments

On Friday yesterday, I had a long train trip from Gleisdorf, Austria to Budapest, Hungary (3h+3h). I was wondering when and where could I swim and run. Then, I decided to stop on half way in Szombathely, near the border in Hungary, after 3h... Read more
New day, new pool (Spa zur Sonne Graz)
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      3 comments

Today, I had again an unplanned meeting outside, and as I had may swimming gear in my bag (who knows when a pool comes along), on the way back, I could handle the situation when suddenly a pool was blocking my way. 1.5K breaststroke in 45 m... Read more
Swim, run; happy face!
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      6 comments

After my meeting today, I was able to make a quick visit to a nearby swimming pool on the way home. I just looked it up with my GPS application - POI \ Facilities \ Sports and there we go. I had no clue what type of pool is that, I just thought ... Read more
Running faster
Monday, September 12, 2011      8 comments

Today the pool was closed again. It seems like they just grab every little opportunity to close. If there is a little cloudy on the sky, they close. So, I couldn't swim today. This is difficult, first, it breaks my excellent exercise routin... Read more
In the loss range again
Thursday, September 08, 2011      3 comments

I have notice during my sparkjourney, that weight loss happens for me usually in a well defined eaten-burned range of calories. If I eat less, or burn more then necessary, I don't loose weight. And it takes quite some time to find the right... Read more

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