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1/3/10 4:13 P

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Big picture goals? Hmmm...
1. Lose the 8-10 pounds I put back on and maintain for life.
2. Workout daily
3. Complete my degree I went back for
4. Maintain a positive attitude toward what is happening in my life.

Suzan

Recommitted and re-energized to get back in shape!

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1/3/10 10:26 A

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Goals for 2010
Ride 4250 miles
Lose 40 pounds by May 31
Lose 60 pounds by Dec 31
Do a one week tour on my bike in June
Get rid of the clutter in the house!

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1/2/10 9:16 P

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You can mount the sensor on the back, but not sure if the signal will reach. You can give it a try. DH said Cateye has one with a 5 meter range. There are some made for recumbent that should have enough range.

Edited by: BEVPRESLEY at: 1/2/2010 (21:19)
beverly

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1/2/10 9:08 P

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Bev: Can you use that wireless on a trainer?



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1/2/10 8:19 P

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I have a simple $17 variety wireless from the LBS. It has big numbers I can read while riding. I keep a journal after each ride so if it goes out I just get a new one.

beverly

One Day at a Time:
1) log nutrition daily
2) exercise 30 minutes daily
3) 15 minute purge daily
4) sew 1 bobbin full every day
5) do a good deed daily


August resolutions:
1) Log all my foods daily
2) Exercise 30 minutes every day
3) Ride 200 miles
4) Finish 2 UFOs


It's never too late to be what you m


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1/2/10 1:24 P

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WONGERCHI
Happy New Year...What do you use on your bike in the Winter to track your miles?
I have a Bike computer but it is wired so I am in the market for a wireless.. What do you recommend?
Thanks



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1/1/10 10:13 P

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I live in central Alabama, where we panic if it gets below 40 for 2 days in a row.



beverly

One Day at a Time:
1) log nutrition daily
2) exercise 30 minutes daily
3) 15 minute purge daily
4) sew 1 bobbin full every day
5) do a good deed daily


August resolutions:
1) Log all my foods daily
2) Exercise 30 minutes every day
3) Ride 200 miles
4) Finish 2 UFOs


It's never too late to be what you m


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1/1/10 9:41 P

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BRTRAINS:
Indoor miles most definitely count. They're some of the hardest miles I do all year!

BEV:
Gotta get back to you on the "Big Picture" goals, I know my sports ones, my life ones? Not so much.

In God we trust, all others bring data.
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Specificity, specificity, specificity.
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The plural of "anecdote" is not "data".
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1/1/10 7:10 P

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I'll have to think of some BUT you must live in a warm climate....There is no way I could bike 2,000 miles averaging 37 miles a week in New England.. Unless i count my indoor trainer miles.
If i averaged 50 miles a week from May through September I could maybe get 1,000 miles in.. That's the goal I will go with...
the rest is : Getting to gym 4 days a week.. 2 days spinning throughout the winter and first part of Spring, weights 3 days a week ..
Happy New Year



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1/1/10 7:00 P

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A post on another forum about walking 500 miles got me thinking (not always a good thing). While we are making our monthly resolutions, perhaps we should have a Big Picture of where we would like to accomplish by the the end of the year.

Here is my "big picture" so far:

Cycle 2000 miles (37 per week)
Walk 540 miles (10 per week)
Lose 20 pounds by June and maintain
Finish painting my house
Decorate the living/dining room
Master my new mid-arm and quilt frame

I will probably add to this next week after I have a chance to sit and think about it a while.

Anyone else have a big picture to share?

beverly

One Day at a Time:
1) log nutrition daily
2) exercise 30 minutes daily
3) 15 minute purge daily
4) sew 1 bobbin full every day
5) do a good deed daily


August resolutions:
1) Log all my foods daily
2) Exercise 30 minutes every day
3) Ride 200 miles
4) Finish 2 UFOs


It's never too late to be what you m


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