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More about weight memory - Ghrelin Hormone
Thursday, December 10, 2009      3 comments

OK.. I think I have figure it out by reading more about this weight memory :) I found an article (in Icelandic) where a doctor writes about the hormone Ghrelin that tells us when we are hungry or not. He also says hormones are a big factor ... Read more
Sprint practice - An old cycling man
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      5 comments

Had a grate sprint practice tonight! Running to practice 1 km: Pace 6:25 15 mín jogging: Pace 7:25 Fartlet: Pace 5:28 Fartlet: Pace 5:42 Fartlet: Pace 5:14 Fartlet: Pace 7:51 200 m run: Pace 6:25 200 m run: Pace 5:40 200 m r... Read more
Weight memory
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      3 comments

The doctor at the Heart Association had a chat with me about weight loss and he told me that the brain has this weight memory (if you can call it that :)) If I lose X pounds and then stop my weight loss journey, the brain tries as much as h... Read more
The results from the Heart Association
Monday, December 07, 2009      3 comments

I went to the doctor at the Icelandic Heart Association and got my results back :) I am really happy with them but this is the result :) S-Cholesterol: 4.53 Desirable value: less than 5.0 S-HDL-Cholesterol: 1.49 Desirable val... Read more
Fantastic weekend and a new week just around the corner
Sunday, December 06, 2009      2 comments

I guess I could say that I was not in back gear this weekend like I have been for the last one. I was in perhaps third of five :) So I am hoping that the scale will not punish me to much tomorrow :) Yesterday I went outside running and like... Read more
The weekends are difficult
Saturday, December 05, 2009      1 comments

I am not satisfied how the weekends are always a mess in my health journey. I am so focused Monday - Thursday and when Friday is coming I start to fall. Like yesterday I went to the grocery store so hungry and tired and what did I do ... Read more
YES I WON!
Thursday, December 03, 2009      4 comments

Remember yesterday when I was telling you about the "Hangikjöt and Uppstúf".. well.. it was also a desert at lunch (Ris a la mand) and in the desert was this almond and if you got it you got a price. It was three almonds total for about 200 peo... Read more
Hangikjöt og Uppstúf
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      5 comments

Hangikjöt og Uppstúf ??? This must look strange for you :) But this was what I was thinking on my sprint practice tonight... Cold, wet, snow, crazy hill.... but Hangikjöt and Uppstúf kept me going :) So what is this Hangikjöt and ... Read more
This month km
Monday, November 30, 2009      3 comments

I ran 59 km this month (November) according to my running diary :) My goal was to go 100 km pr. month when it was late summer, but now when it has started to be so cold my goal is to go 15 km pr. week :) I was sick the first week in No... Read more
31 Days to Healthier Holidays
Monday, November 30, 2009      0 comments

I have printed this out and put on my wall at work! When I get home, I will also put one on my fridge :) www.sparkpeople.com/reso
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Running in the snow
Sunday, November 29, 2009      7 comments

When I woke up I thought it was Christmas.. the ground was all white and the snow was everywhere :) Today is a running day so I just had to get up and go outside :) The snow was 5 - 10 cm so it was difficult to run sometimes, but I had to g... Read more
Inspiring interview with Dr. Louis Ignarro
Thursday, November 26, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday in the Icelandic TV was an interview with Dr. Louis Ignarro American pharmacologist that got Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating the signalling properties of nitric oxide. I thought this interview was really in... Read more
Sprint sprint sprint
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      0 comments

I went to my sprint practice this evening in the cold (only 4 degrees celcius). I am always the slowest *hrmp* I was trying to figuring it out why: 1. I am not in a good shape 2. The other once are much better then me 3. I am doi... Read more
Six months running anniversary
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      9 comments

Today is my six months running anniversary, but you could say that it is my six month exercise anniversary because I have been doing a lot of other exercises then running. In those six months or 28 weeks I have been doing exercise for 26 si... Read more
Good day and a fantastic run
Monday, November 23, 2009      3 comments

I have been very focused in my diet today and I had a fantastic run. I felt good, went fast and I was surprised to see that my pace was 7:00 when I had few meters left. I gave it my all and finished the 5k at 6:59 hee hee.. very happy :) Ru... Read more

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