Monday, November 10, 2008

banana diet

I thought this was interesting

Banana Diet

Of special note

At meals, eat only until satisfied but not full (The Japanese expression is "Hara hachibu ni isha irazu" - "A stomach eight-tenths full needs no doctor."

Interesting concept. HuHot buffet for lunch anyone? I want to get stuffed!

Sunday, November 2, 2008


I absolutely, positively, do not understand why the instructor in my spinning class insists we keep our RPMs in the 60-65 range.  How is it a spinning class if you plod around?

I usually ignore her and just spin at 90-100.  

Plus, every time she's like "here comes a hill" and expects us to stand.  pshaw, spin up the hill baby, spin spin spin.

In other news, spinning and circuit class (with some swimming when I'm able) and a focus on eating right lost me 7 pounds in October.  Not quite as much as I'd like, but totally do-able.  I'd like to think that all the weights in circuit may have put a little muscle on too.

Other than that, the bike is upstairs for the winter.  Here's hoping for a short winter and an early spring (not like 2008).