Tagged: fitness

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How many bits could a Fitbit fit…?

No gadget failing has given me a moral dilemma quite like this. My Fitbit is failing and likely dead and I am oddly torn about whether I need to replace it or if I’ve finally outgrown it.

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Walking a 5k? 10k? Virtually no problem!

My walking (for health, fitness and weight loss) progress took a hiatus because the anticipated Spring and Summer weather had completely failed to materialize. Getting back in the habit and back on the trails is challenging, but rewarding, even virtually!

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Beset on all sides!

Some days, it just isn’t fair. You try to do your best, but temptation creeps in everywhere no matter what you do. But I shall be strong and stand firm. Brave, stalwart, yadda yadda… Yesterday was the first day I...

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When it rains…

…it pours. And it actually did rain today, so how appropriate. No real topic for this entry, just a lot of rambling stuff and nonsense, trying to get things out of my head and on paper. Well, the internet, so...

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Man Crush Monday: FitMit AOK

FitMit AOK, The App that Moves You. Scholz & Friends launches a new ad campaign for the largest health insurance company in Berlin, Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. With the slogan, “Your use pays off!” for the “FitMit AOK” app.1 Simple ad,...

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fitness: Day One

Some people go all fitness-crazy in January. I am clearly not one of those people… Honestly, yesterday was Day One, but if I’d said it on April Fools Day, who would have believed me? Then again, who believes me now?...

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fitness: walk for me, walk for me…

I’ll see you after the function! Hm, I may have to add that one into my walking mix. I’m trying really hard to get back in the habit of taking my weekend walks. This summer has been milder than usual,...

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fitness: Okay, now be serious

Today’s “Pearls Before Swine” strip by Stephan Pastis perfectly portrays my reaction the first time I ever heard about spinning.

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photo: catch the sun

I’ve taken to walking in the early morning after checking into the office. Our building is right next to The Yards Park and Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, so when it’s nice enough outside, there’s never a lack of great scenery. This morning was no exception.

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Beyoncé: Move Your Body!

All those friends and co-workers that make fun of me for loving Dance Central… take that! Beyoncé has re-written and re-recorded her song “Get Me Bodied” for the Let’s Move! project, supporting First Lady Michelle Obama’s childhood obesity campaign. Titling...

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media: recycling IS bad!

It’s not very difficult for me to feel vindicated, but I often set my sights fairly low, so it’s more of a laidback vindication. It mostly involves discovering a copy of a TV show or ad that only I–or 2...

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Next time, an actual getaway

It’s been a good week off, though I guess I’m still off since we have the holiday on Monday, but everyone’s off that day so doing the tourist thing will be kinda packed. I didn’t have to think about the...

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in DC: the sounds of hot monkey lovin’

I was up early and decided I needed to shift my ass and take a walk through the zoo. When I map it out, it comes to about 3 miles through and back which may not sound like a long...

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Le Transfert de Masse

Seen around the web in a few places, this made me laugh and then it made me a little sad. 😳 The original source article is in French, so translate at your own risk, but it’s so true.