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Can You Lose Weight Spinning?

Can You Lose Weight Spinning?

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

I can only write from personal experience and mathematics.  Personally, I’ve only been spinning for a short period of time so whether or not I’m losing weight it’s too soon to tell.  The scale did go down a pound or two but it could be a combination of spinning and dietary habits. The Mathematics of […]

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Late Night TV and Spinning

Late Night TV and Spinning

| February 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The other night I was up late and was flipping through cable channels when I happened upon a Spinning infomercial.  Of course, since I just got back into spinning, I decided to watch the infomercial. The program advertised the virtues of spinning. As part of their sales pitch they showed several before and after pictures […]

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A Pleasant Fitness Surprise

A Pleasant Fitness Surprise

| February 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

I re-joined my favorite gym last week and went for a fitness evaluation.  Much to my surprise, I’m not in as bad shape as I thought. My biggest challenge is increasing my flexibility.  My BMI was good, my body weight distribution ratio was good, my bicep strength was excellent (from lifting heavy groceries and laundry […]

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Oh Those Pesky Hot Flashes

Oh Those Pesky Hot Flashes

| March 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

In 2006 I had my first confrontation with hot flashes. At first I didn’t know what the heck was going on. It couldn’t have been hot flashes, I was way too young (or so I thought). After coming to the shocking realization that I was actually having hot flashes, I started doing some research on […]

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Are Gyms Really Necessary?

Are Gyms Really Necessary?

| July 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

This is really a rhetorical question. Gyms are a great place to workout, socialize, get motivated, increase physical fitness and, if you’re not careful waste a ton of money. I’ve probably done all of the above when it comes to joining a gym. I get suckered in by all of the great equipment, the fun […]

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How to Eat Whatever You Want and Lose Weight

| July 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

I don’t understand why the idea of eating whatever you want and still lose weight is such a hard one for us to understand. It’s basic science. If we burn off more calories than se take in, then we’ll lose weight. If we want to eat a lot, then we have to burn a lot. […]

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Thin but Not Fit

Thin but Not Fit

| June 20, 2009 | 1 Comment

The other day at the grocery store checkout line, I got to watch the thin woman in front of me place her items on the conveyor belt. She was dressed in white shorts and an aqua blue top. All of her clothes were form fitting. Although she had an attractive figure for an exceptionally thin […]

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