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Tips to stay healthy during the holidays?
Monday, December 22, 2014      2 comments

Hi All, Christmas is just a few days away. What I notice this year that now I approach to the holidays with much less stress about eating and exercise. I used to think about as a big challenge to overcome, but I developed so many good ... Read more
How long do you meditate per day?
Thursday, December 04, 2014      7 comments

Recently I started my meditation habit really consistently. I do it both in the morning and in the evening, about 20 minutes each. When it is a rush, I only do 10 minutes, and when I have a lot of time and motivation for it, I do 2 x 25 min... Read more
Good exercise, good sleep. Simple!
Monday, November 03, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday, I had a great day full of exercise, biking, walking, swimming. And in the morning, I woke up refreshed, after a full night of sleep. I noticed this already - when I exercise consistently, and am sufficiently "tired", I sleep... Read more
How was you attitude towards exercise today?
Sunday, November 02, 2014      7 comments

After having a pleasant rest and a decent walk yesterday (Saturday), we had plenty of energy with my wife to get moving. She suggested to explore the swimming pool close to her workplace, which added some extra fun to our exercise. I consis... Read more
A walk can go a long way...
Saturday, November 01, 2014      7 comments

I always do ten minutes exercise a day, no matter what. My fallback exercise is a brisk power walking for 10 minutes, which I do for the sake of exercise, not just walking around. Although, it doesn't burn a great deal of calories, it keeps me o... Read more
Follow these tips to succeed in the Fall 5% challenge
Monday, October 13, 2014      12 comments

In my last blog post I asked about suggestions for the 5% challenge. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5782962 Thanks a lot for the answers! Here are the key ideas from you: ... Read more
Fall 5% - how to make the best of it? TIPS NEEDED!
Friday, September 19, 2014      10 comments

Hi 5% challengers, Daisy team, and all, So on Saturday we start again the 5% challenge, for two months. Now I'm in maintenance mode, but still I like to be part of it, as it helps me stay on track. I would like this time to make t... Read more
Rain & Cycling - How do YOU cope?
Thursday, July 31, 2014      5 comments

We're having a wet summer here in Austria. As a consequence, more often than not, I get wet when I go for a ride. It used to be that rainy weather meant that I skipped exercise on that day. Not any more! Now I have a strategy to 'rain-proof' my ... Read more
Bike tour in Slovenia (pictures) - burn calories like a train...
Thursday, June 26, 2014      15 comments

Last weekend we had a 4 day holiday in Austria, and we visited a friend in Prevalje, Slovenia, near the Drava river. We had been there last year with the bikes, so it was an easy decision to go by bike again. It's surprising, how much easi... Read more
I love to workout on Friday night, because...
Friday, May 30, 2014      5 comments

... anyway I am just mentally tired after the week. I used to wait for the Friday night: finally I'm free, I can do something, no work coming on Saturday, and so on. However, over the years, I learned that it's not worth to plan high-v... Read more
A difference good weather makes for me
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      9 comments

It's still May, but it feels like summer is here. The weather is wonderful here in Gleisdorf, and although I do go out to exercise in winter, this beautiful warm weather does make a difference. It feels just so much easier to do all sorts of out... Read more
Do you have a Plan B Exercise for bad weather?
Monday, May 19, 2014      11 comments

Do you have a plan B to do exercise when the weather is not what you wanted? What is your usual plan B? THE FAMOUS PLAN B One thing I learned from project management is that it's good to have a plan B, even when the sun is shining, the ... Read more
How to start the swimming season?
Saturday, May 03, 2014      7 comments

With a big jump! :-) The outdoor pool opened on 1st May here in Gleisdorf. Last year, it took me almost 5 weeks until I finally went there and re-started my swim. I decided that for 2014, I do it better, and start with the first day. It's n... Read more
How to resume exercise after having a cold?
Monday, April 28, 2014      11 comments

From Friday afternoon I've been in bed, I got a nasty cold. I've been a good kid, and stayed in bed ALL THE TIME, drank my tees, slept a lot, and am back to normal life by today (Monday). However, today when I've been pedaling on my b... Read more
Do you run in wind?
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      16 comments

Looking out the window, it looks terrible, the trees are bent under the heavy wind, people wearing coats and hats. However, I know from my previous experience that it always looks worse from inside then actually it is. So, I decided to... Read more

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