I've been with Spark for 2 months and have lost 16 pounds. Last summer I started biking with DH (a huge bike fan). Then I bike commuted to work 4 days a week (4 miles one way). Ended by gaining weight because I wasn't watching what I ate. So in January while searching online for a calorie counter, I found Spark. I'm looking forward to April when I'll start bike commuting to work again. I live in Michigan and I don't bike in the winter (unlike the DH). I'm hoping this will help with the weight loss and I enjoy the rides, too.
Welcome to the team, glad you joined us. DH dragged me kicking and screaming into the cycling world. I didn't want to do it, I wasn't going to do it. Now I plan my week around the weather so I can get my rides in. I prefer less than 70 mile rides, but that may change.
One Day at a Time: 1) 10,000 steps daily 2) fruit & vegie at every meal and log 3) aerobic or strength train every day 4) 7 hours sleep daily 5) check in with SP daily
Sept 2014 goals: 1) continue re-organizing/de-cluttering one room weekly 2) get back on my nutrition program (this is a MUST) 3) get back on my bike
Hi Everyone, I am new to the team, but not to SparkPeople. I started in 2006, lost 66 pounds. I am back since Feb 15th, I have lost 10 lbs. I love road biking! I rode my 10,000th mile last summer since 2005. I was in Biking Across Kansas in 2007. Love the long rides. The Freedom of riding out in the open. And the sights to see. I am back with SparkPeople as I get back in shape for the new season.
Edited by: SIGLED at: 3/18/2010 (21:16)
I don't ride the bike to lose weight, but I lose weight to ride the bike!
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