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  • Exerciser for life

    3/30/2016 12:19:41 PM, by -SHOREIDO-

    Read up on Jen Muellers blog on the above. Well worth the read and is what motivated me to share with YOU : ) Question: How to become a exerc... Read more

  • stop me if you've heard this before

    3/29/2016 1:14:26 PM, by FUCHSIARASCAL

    actually, no, don't. you've definitely heard it but i'm going to keep writing anyway. i took about a year and a half off. it was planned, ju... Read more

  • Spring Cleaning

    3/29/2016 9:41:05 AM, by PLATINUMZACK

    First off, today is my 13th wedding anniversary to the most amazing woman ever! She has never made me feel shame or any less than 200% loved for ... Read more

  • Great Bike Ride Yesterday

    3/29/2016 8:53:55 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    It was finally nice out yesterday, mid-50s with clear skies and slight wind. So I took a 27.5 mile bike ride to a local coffee shop and back. The... Read more

  • 27.5 Mile Bike Ride Today

    3/28/2016 8:54:47 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    By Minnesota standards, it's going to be a very nice day. Clear skies, mid-50s, slight wind...so it's off for a 27.5 mile bike ride to a local co... Read more

  • Pics from our Dog Park

    3/27/2016 8:40:41 PM, by MNCYCLIST

    It's early in the year in Minnesota and things are looking drab, but for now here are a few pics of our new dog park. I look forward to seeing it... Read more

  • Quotes on Perseverance - An Indispensable Quality

    3/26/2016 9:21:34 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    This morning I read an SP article that highlighted the issue of perseverance. It begins with the following quotes which moved me so much that I w... Read more

  • Hawaii, here I come!

    3/26/2016 6:43:09 AM, by MGEDDES1

    I am very excited about my trip in a couple days to Kauai. A week with my husband and two granddaughters! But now that I am within a couple pound... Read more

  • Time to change

    3/25/2016 5:34:33 PM, by MSANITAL

    Today I feel like I am taking charge, I have been laid up with this knee issue for 3 months I need a replacement but he wants me to lose 20 lbs a... Read more

  • Friday :)

    3/25/2016 5:19:36 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    Since I had no observations at the school today I went for a walk in the morning. It wasn't nearly as windy and cold as it was Tuesday. I notic... Read more

  • Time to change

    3/25/2016 5:18:57 PM, by MSANITAL

    Today I feel like I am taking charge, I have been laid up with this knee issue for 3 months I need a replacement but he wants me to lose 20 lbs a... Read more

  • How do you measure success???

    3/25/2016 10:03:57 AM, by LUVS2BIKE101

    If there is one thing I have learned today, it is never to think success is solely measured by the numbers on a scale. Slightly changing your li... Read more

  • Feeling Yucky; Going to Ride Anyway

    3/25/2016 8:21:09 AM, by MNCYCLIST

    I've been struggling with a cold for the last few days, and today...wow, I feel horrible. But it's slated to be 50 degrees in the Minneapolis are... Read more

  • I lost weight!

    3/24/2016 9:46:04 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    I lost 3 pounds!!! I actually lost weight and showed progress!!! I know that I have showed progress in my health with being able to breathe and ... Read more

  • Kim's Pity Parties

    3/24/2016 3:39:30 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    First Pity Party of This Week: We were transporting a rescue dog; he bit me. He didn't do anything wrong, and I don't think I did anything ... Read more

  • Going for a Walk at the Dog Park

    3/24/2016 1:30:03 PM, by MNCYCLIST

    We recently moved to Saint Michael, MN, not far from where we previously lived. Although we had seen it before, the other day we decided to explo... Read more

  • Random observations on progress so far

    3/24/2016 12:06:58 PM, by PLATINUMZACK

    I'm in a 1 1/2 week plateau right now so I thought I would reflect on some of the changes that have happened and some may not be for the squeemis... Read more

  • Why am I not surprised?

    3/23/2016 1:29:32 PM, by VALERIEMAHA

    I am at precisely the same weight as I was one mont... Read more

  • Day #77

    3/23/2016 5:46:12 AM, by BILL60

    All is going well. My dog training is paying off as my puppy is doing brilliantly while attending class. We were the new kids on the block when w... Read more

  • Trembling Tuesday... it's FREEZING

    3/22/2016 11:21:56 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    So today I did my strength workout in the morning before going to get fillings done at my dentist. The Novocaine did a little too much so that b... Read more

  • Soft Drinks, Hard Lobbying

    3/22/2016 8:30:59 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    "The industry gave more than $96,000 to Council candidates in 2014 and 2015. That's not quite as much as it contributed in the two years before t... Read more

  • Monday Winds

    3/21/2016 8:01:26 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    Despite the winds that are plaguing the area, I decided to take a walk around the neighborhood. I decided to turn left instead of right and foun... Read more

  • One step forward, two steps back

    3/21/2016 4:05:58 AM, by BUNNYGIRL53

    The "dance" of eating with a set of goals in mind is continually challenging and dynamic. While traveling in England I was prepared for some of ... Read more

  • Badger Mountain PR

    3/20/2016 12:18:20 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    I ran Badger Mountain on Friday. I had an 8-mile run scheduled for Saturday, but with the weekend The Hubs and I had laid out, I wanted to get th... Read more

  • 03.20.16 Update

    3/20/2016 8:00:11 AM, by DPK1210

    Well, I finally worked out today! I rode my bicycle for 4 miles and 32 minutes. I know that that's not very good I guess as far as miles per hour... Read more

  • Freaky Friday

    3/18/2016 7:06:30 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    I tried to workout this morning before class but I freaked out and thought that I was going to be late so skipped it. After class I went walking... Read more

  • My Race Season Plans

    3/18/2016 2:48:05 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    I'd devoted so much effort the preparing for the Richland Half Marathon and the St Patrick's Day 10K that I hadn't spent any time looking ahead. ... Read more

  • A World Full of Food Adventures; Eating on the Road

    3/18/2016 7:19:19 AM, by BUNNYGIRL53

    "I felt like a hamster being tumbled in a ball", that's the only way I can describe an 11 hour flight with two layovers on my way to the UK. It'... Read more

  • On the road again

    3/17/2016 11:32:32 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    So my body is yelling at me for taking a break. Today I did my strength training before I went to school to observe. I'm so happy to be moving ... Read more

  • Day #71

    3/17/2016 6:37:04 AM, by BILL60

    All continues to be well on the home front. Did my 4+ hours of exercise, closely followed by a nap with my dogs. The nutrition was within the acc... Read more

  • Insight from the Dalai Lama - 3/16/16

    3/16/2016 5:00:36 PM, by ICE9CA

    Every intended action, word, or thought we have has a potentially unending stream of consequences. Read more

  • I'm a little frustrated with SPARK

    3/16/2016 1:15:33 PM, by APONI_KB

    I've been a member of this site for a long time. There is a lot of good information on here and a lot of good comes of the site. That being... Read more

  • Here's Why You Should Add More Veggies To Your Diet ASAP

    3/16/2016 9:19:42 AM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    "About half of the total U.S. population eats less than 1.5 cups of vegetables a day. And a whopping 87% don't reach the recommended minimum goal... Read more

  • Day #70

    3/16/2016 6:21:14 AM, by BILL60

    All went as expected yesterday. Did the walking, lifting and cycling for 4+ hours of exercise. Of course, I did take in my afternoon nap. Boy, th... Read more

  • Day #69

    3/15/2016 6:22:51 AM, by BILL60

    It was a great weekend and a super Monday. We are maintaining our focus and driving hard towards our goal. Yesterday we did over 200 minutes of e... Read more

  • 65 pounds gone!

    3/14/2016 8:08:15 AM, by G.I.JANE

    Still have some toning and muscle building to do. Bee... Read more

  • Break!

    3/13/2016 5:05:20 PM, by KELSIESMOM42

    I'm doing it, I'm actually taking a break from exercise today. Thursday I did my strength training three mile workout, then my friend and I went... Read more

  • Day #68

    3/13/2016 7:33:44 AM, by BILL60

    Saturdays and Sundays I give the lifting a break and concentrate on training/walking my dogs and doing a long bike ride. The plan for the latter ... Read more

  • Consistency Can Be Difficult

    3/12/2016 5:12:03 PM, by BUNBUN2010

    For the past two weeks, I have been very consistent with my eating. I prepared healthy meals and snacks and wrote everything down. I was staying ... Read more

  • 10K PR Today!

    3/12/2016 4:21:32 PM, by HILLSLUG98239

    Today's 10K was a personal record for me. It was my first 10K race, so, um, no matter what the result, it would have been a PR. I didn't ha... Read more

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