Category Archives: Fitness

Happy Hitchhiker Day!

42 pounds down! And I had 35 minutes on the treadmill today for 452 calories burned, and 90 minutes of fencing at WMFA!

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Unsolicited Testimony

From an unimpeachable source, as quoted by a reliable witness: I actually had the pleasure of seeing Martin last week!He is looking pretty svelt

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Surprising Food Fact

For future reference, when going to Starbuck’s, don’t skip the drink, skip the bread. Venti (VENTI) Chai Tea Latte with whole milk (WHOLE MILK): 390 calories, 56g carbs, 9g fat, 53g sugars, 135mg sodium. Tiny little slice of banana nut … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 13 Feb 2012

Yeah, yeah, I know… Long time no update. I’ve been doing the workouts, I just haven’t been recording them here. (But they’re in MyFitnessPal.com, trust me.) Double cardio day today, plus bench press day. (EVERY day is bench press day, … Continue reading

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Just One Line on Fitness

My winter coat is now tight across my chest, and no longer tight around my waist.

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Fitness Update 5 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill: 741 calories. Bench press: 3 sets, 12 reps, 30 pounds each arm.

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Fitness Update 4 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill: an unprecedented 754 calories. I’ve had no problem keeping my heart rate at 140 for a whole treadmill session or two; so last week, I experimented with setting my target at 145 for the first … Continue reading

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Fitness Update 3 Jan 2012

70 minutes on the treadmill, 630 calories. Bench press: 3 sets, 12 reps, 30 pounds each arm.

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Fitness Update 31 Dec 2011

60 minutes on the treadmill, 578 calories. I should’ve done 10 more minutes, but the Y staff kicked me out so they could go home for New Years Eve. Bench press: 3 sets, 12 reps, 30 pounds each arm.

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Fitness Update 28 Dec 2011

I’m on the road to visit friends, so I stopped at the Ann Arbor YMCA for my workout. Everything was different: different procedures, different facilities, different equipment. So I couldn’t do exactly my usual workouts; but I sorta did a … Continue reading

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