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Travails of a Non-Swimmer

Trying Out the Upright Bicycle

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Fitness |

Do you remember the first time you rode a bicycle? I remember when I was about 9 years old. Our mother bought us a small-ish blue bicycle...

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How to Do Open Turn

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Miscellany |

GoSwim has a great series on how to do the open turn. I’m practicing for backstroke and wanted these videos on one page. Open Turn...

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Backstroke My Way to Health

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Backstroke |

Quite the title, don’t you think? I’m sure some real swimmers will make fun of the backstroke being my favorite as it’s...

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Two Months Results

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Fitness | 2 comments

Tonight marks two months at the gym; my husband and I were scheduled to take the InBody scan again and see if going to the gym has made a...

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Fat Chance: Don’t Put This One on the Shelf

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Miscellany | 1 comment

A new book arrived today: Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease by Dr. Robert H. Lustig. I...

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