Category Archives: Cycling

Back in the Saddle Again

I posted occasionally after starting this blog a few years ago. Last year I became sort of bored with it and stopped writing. Yesterday I signed up for “Blogging 101” and my first assignment is to publish a “who I am and … Continue reading

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How do you eat on vacation?

A few months ago, I wrote about the faux controversy that Spinning makes you fat. Today, I practically laughed out loud over an article by James Fell about gaining weight on vacation while exercising. I’ve been following him lately and … Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe Like THIS GUY

If you Google “mouth breather,” you’ll get several hits that show Napoleon Dynamite, or rather, Jon Heder in the 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite. As funny as that movie was, calling someone a mouth breather isn’t funny. It’s more of an insult, … Continue reading

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I’m no fitness expert, but I know enough to post my opinion on the internet…

As a Spinning® instructor, I regularly read several  articles, blogs, and Facebook posts from a variety of fitness professionals. Lately, there’s been a lot of outrage over claims that Spinning makes you fat and gives you big thighs. Really? Here’s breaking … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes!

I’m not into new year’s resolutions in the traditional sense, but after a month of celebrations that include events with more eating and drinking than other times of the year, I’m always anxious to start fresh with better nutrition and … Continue reading

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This is your brain on a bike

Most recreational cyclists ride for fun and fitness. Once you get started, you tend to get hooked. It’s not a coincidence that people often refer to themselves as “addicted” to their bike rides or Spinning classes. It is fun, and … Continue reading

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Happy 40th

Yesterday on my regular Saturday morning Ladies bike ride, I chatted with a newcomer who is training for an Ironman race in September. She’s obviously fit and firm, cycling in a minimalist tri top and shorts. She’s competed in several marathons … Continue reading

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