INHALE2680's Blogs

Changing Your Calorie Range 101
Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

If you have trouble staying within your ranges you might want to try adjusting yours but using good common sense and SP advice. I had a rough time trying to reach my Calorie, Fat, Carbs, an Protein ranges so I began to research the recommen... Read more
Trying to Shock My System.
Monday, October 26, 2009      2 comments

I tried to stay in the calorie range SP established for me but I could never get into range no matter what I ate. I am a Type II diabetic so I contacted the ADA and asked what percentage of calories do I need for fats, carbs, and proteins on t... Read more
In Limbo
Thursday, October 15, 2009      5 comments

My wife and I joined SP on 7/27/09, and initially we seemed to lose weight fairly easily. I started at 251 and gradually came down to 238.6 lbs, but i just can't seem to get below that number. I do cardio for up to 75 minutes, and ride as m... Read more
Back on Track
Monday, October 05, 2009      2 comments

We went on vacation, and have been in and out of town for the past 19 days. The only exercising we were able to do was walking on our self guided tours in Charleston, SC, and Savannah, GA. It wasn't exercising, but helped out. We tried watchi... Read more
Improving My Health
Thursday, September 10, 2009      2 comments

Since joining SP on 7/27/09 I have been steadily increasing my cardio and strength training from 5 miles a day on my bike to 12 miles a day. My strength training has been increased from 2 sets per exercise to 6 sets and 15 reps. Before we mov... Read more
Onward and Upward
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      2 comments

My wife and I started with SP on 7/27/09. We began our cardio by riding our bicycles through our neighborhood. Starting with 5 miles in 30 minutes or so, and gradually increased the miles and times. At first we rode 5 days a week and worked out ... Read more
Increasing My Bike Mileage
Friday, September 04, 2009      5 comments

My wife and I started on 7/27/09 riding 5 miles. We have gradually increased our distance, and now we are comfortable with our 11.6-11.7 miles in approximately 63-64 minutes. I would like to start off next week ( after labor day)with a 12 mile r... Read more
Slight Change of Pace
Saturday, August 29, 2009      6 comments

I saw a great shuttle launch last night as the shuttle left the cape enroute to the space station. We are only about 100 miles north of the cape and with a clear sky the view is spectacular. It launched at 11:59 pm so the light was brilliant and... Read more
Good Medical Report
Thursday, August 27, 2009      3 comments

Had my 3 month medical check up yesterday. All my numbers were improved. My A1C was 6. I had lost 7 lbs since my last check up. I totally discontinued one diabetic medicine and reduce my insulin from 35 units per night to 25, and the glucose le... Read more
Continually Tweeking My Workout Schedules
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      1 comments

I will still be using my bicycle for my cardio, and travelling the same distance (10-11 miles per day) However, I will do it on Mon-Wed-Fri, and my 60 minutes of strength training will be moved to Tue-Thur-Sat. This will keep me from burning out... Read more
New Routine
Thursday, August 20, 2009      1 comments

I start the day with a bicycle ride on average of 10 miles in about 56 minutes. I do this for my cardio 5 days a week when possible. As of yesterday(8/19/09) I changed to less weight and more repetitions with my strength training. I droppe... Read more
Adjusting Strength Training
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

I've been conferring with different guys and reading about their experiences so I have decided to tweek my workout routine. I've stalled at my weight even though I'm cycling up to 10 miles a day and working with free weights at least 3 days a we... Read more
Still Maintaining
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      0 comments

I'm into my 4th week and I have only lost 6 pounds total. I'm still motivated because my wife and I train together and we have come along way in 4 weeks. We started out riding our bikes around 5 miles per day when we rode. We are now up to 10 mi... Read more
Controlling My Diabetes
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      3 comments

SP is proof positive that good nutrition and a good exercise program can significantly reduce your glucose levels and possibly reduce your dependence on diabetic medications. I have been a participant in SP since 7/27/09 and by sticking with my ... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2009      1 comments

My glucose readings are continuing to drop with each day. My wife and I are having a difficult time reaching our mid range of our total calories. I am diabetic so I'm more concerned with keeping the carbs lower and letting everything else settle... Read more

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