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Forum: Exercise 12-22-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,964
Posted By JaimeMWS
My rowing coach says that five minutes of slow...

My rowing coach says that five minutes of slow movement after intense effort is the key to preventing soreness. It does seem to make a big difference.
Forum: Exercise 12-22-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Hi everyone - I've been away from FitDay for a...

Hi everyone - I've been away from FitDay for a while (and my scale reflects it, alas), but although eating has gone to pot, I have been exercising! I've been doing "Winter Conditioning" at the...
Forum: Exercise 11-09-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Ok, I'm back logging! I've been volunteering on...

Ok, I'm back logging! I've been volunteering on election stuff, and not watching what I ate. So, of course, didn't want to record it :) But time to refocus.
We have a new rowing coach as we go...
Forum: Diets 10-30-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 75,302
Posted By JaimeMWS
I just discovered mashed cauliflower - I like it...

I just discovered mashed cauliflower - I like it even better than mashed potatoes!
Forum: Exercise 10-30-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Last week was pretty much a wash-out for exercise...

Last week was pretty much a wash-out for exercise - fighting off virus, work convention, and then on Friday when I made it to rowing we had uneven numbers so i didn't get a seat in a boat. But...
Forum: Newcomers 10-22-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By JaimeMWS
Welcome, both of you! I have found the site...

Welcome, both of you! I have found the site helpful in keeping me on track with my eating plan and being encouraged to exercise. I hope you both find it helpful as well! Congratulations on taking...
Forum: Exercise 10-22-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Feeling ill, like I'm getting a virus, so no...

Feeling ill, like I'm getting a virus, so no rowing this morning.
Forum: Exercise 10-20-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Kaitlyn, I think if you did 60 push-ups you are...

Kaitlyn, I think if you did 60 push-ups you are very good at them!
Forum: Exercise 10-19-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
back with the program. good row today, in a...

back with the program. good row today, in a double, about 20 minutes contnuous effort.
Forum: Newcomers 10-17-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By JaimeMWS
Welcome, and please keep posting - you have a...

Welcome, and please keep posting - you have a nice writing style!
Forum: Exercise 10-17-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
I rowed Friday and Monday, but couldn't make...

I rowed Friday and Monday, but couldn't make myself get up this morning. Probably connected to trouble getting back off carbs after my father's 80th birthday party Sunday. It isn't the one piece of...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-14-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By JaimeMWS
Some thoughts - (1) 1000 calorie a day is...

Some thoughts -
(1) 1000 calorie a day is awfully low! Maybe your body is telling you something.
(2) What is your blend of protein-fat-carbohydrates? Many of us find that carbs produce cravings...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By JaimeMWS
Also, weight doesn't follow the exact math. Or...

Also, weight doesn't follow the exact math. Or at least I find that the scale doesn't budge for a week or more, and then will drop two pounds. It varies with water retention, elimination schedules,...
Forum: Exercise 10-11-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Thanks, Ron and Pam! You guys are inspiring and...

Thanks, Ron and Pam! You guys are inspiring and helpful - and, as you say Pam, "can't be super woman every day!"
Forum: Newcomers 10-11-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By JaimeMWS
Did you enter some time before pressing the plus...

Did you enter some time before pressing the plus button?
Forum: Exercise 10-11-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Well, I didn't try the "burpees" (there is a...

Well, I didn't try the "burpees" (there is a limit to how ridiculous I'm willing to look) but I did some of every other exercise. Not as many reps as the coach said, but the point is to start from...
Forum: Exercise 10-11-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Ok, I'm going to try something new: walk to the...

Ok, I'm going to try something new: walk to the gym and do the "Dance with the Devil" and "Committed Core" routines from my rowing coach and walk back. Wish me luck!
Forum: Diets 10-10-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By JaimeMWS
I agree with the other comments that too much...

I agree with the other comments that too much calorie restriction backfires. I find that aiming for a 1-2 lb. per week weight loss (calories about 500 below daily needs) works best in the long run. ...
Forum: Exercise 10-10-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Thanks, Pam! I think strengthening the ab...

Thanks, Pam! I think strengthening the ab muscles is probably what our coach wants to happen from the exercise. He put this exercise in a sequence called "serious core."
Forum: Exercise 10-10-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Back to rowing Monday and today. Good workout...

Back to rowing Monday and today. Good workout Monday. Today a beautiful sunrise over the river, but we hit a log and knocked out the thing that allows us to steer, so not as much a workout. ...
Forum: Exercise 10-05-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Woke up this morning at 1:30 and lay there...

Woke up this morning at 1:30 and lay there worrying for an hour, so didn't get up for rowing. I need to find another way to get exercise today - hopefully after I get some work organized so it...
Forum: Exercise 10-04-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
I'm told that outdoor rowing continues here until...

I'm told that outdoor rowing continues here until after Thanksgiving.
Forum: Newcomers 10-04-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By JaimeMWS
Welcome DeAnna! I have been at Overeater's...

Welcome DeAnna! I have been at Overeater's Anonymous meetings where people struggling with anorexia and bulemia were sharing along with people struggling with eating too much - it seems like two...
Forum: Exercise 10-03-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,358
Posted By JaimeMWS
Impressive efforts from everyone! Abby, your...

Impressive efforts from everyone! Abby, your "video game bike" sounds like a great way to make aerobic gym workout fun!

Good row today. We did 20 minutes on the ergs first, and the coach had me...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-02-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By JaimeMWS
Carb count depends on diet being followed. I...

Carb count depends on diet being followed. I lose weight only when I keep carbs super-low (yes, even when I should be losing based on calories in/out). Like net 10-15 grams per meal.
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