Monthly Archives: June 2009

Low-carb, High-protein Diets Explained

Those of you who have read my blog for a little while know that one sure fire way to get me fired up is to spout the benefits of losing weight with a low-carb diet. My argument has always been … Continue reading

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Calories Burned Web Site

While trying to figure out how many calories are in the foods I ate today, I found a great web site for determining the number of calories I burned — The Fitness Website Activity Calorie Counter. It uses the amount … Continue reading

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Why Won’t Wolfgang Puck’s Give Nutrition Information?

Occasionally, I eat at Wolfgang Puck’s Express for lunch. Though the ingredients are high quality and the food tastes good, the costs are on the high side and I can’t find nutrition information on what I ate. I’m not necessarily … Continue reading

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Weightloss Scams Continue

I’m amazed at what people will fall for in a desperate attempt to lose weight or gain health or fitness benefits. One of the scams is to fake blogs that tout the benefits of so-called weight loss methods. A posting … Continue reading

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Bike Trails Were Crowded Today!

We started our half-marathon training for the News and Sentinel Half Marathon in Parkersburg, WV August 22. At 7:45 this morning we walked 5 miles along the Olentangy River Multipurpose Trail. Though it was already warm when we started, the … Continue reading

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When Putting PowerAde in the Freezer…

be sure the lid is on tight. Tonight it was HOT when Deb and I went for our walk. According to the thermometer in my car, it was about 89 degrees and I could feel the humidity. There was little … Continue reading

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Weird Reaction to Breakfast

After a great walk with the Buckeye Striders yesterday morning, we went to a local restaurant for breakfast. I had some very tasty scrambled eggs with the meal. About an hour after eating, I started feeling sick — headache, stomach … Continue reading

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Getting Back on Track

Three miles tonight. Yep, I’m pretty proud of myself. Walked to the library, one loop around the park and back for a little over 3 miles. Though it was a little warm out, I walked harder than I have been … Continue reading

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Toasty Tonight

I didn’t get out to walk tonight until after 7! Even though it was late, it was pretty toasty. Though the intent of this walk was stress relief, I wasn’t very effective — I didn’t walk hard enough to get … Continue reading

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Scents of Walking

Walking through the neighborhood today, my olfactory senses were unusually sharp making my walk much more interesting. The reason I’m so excited is that my sinuses are usually sore this time of year and I’m lucky to be able to … Continue reading

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