Making a Move

We do it for a lot of reasons. Health. Weight loss. Routine. Exercise can be a chore or something we look forward to, but we all need some. As I age, I notice how my metabolism slows. How after a longer hike my legs seem to take longer to recover. How my knees crack and…

Quick Fitness

“One, two and one and two, step it up!” My single-digit aged self looked toward the camcorder’s blinking red light, swinging my arms when I rose up and exhaling as I left my mom’s black and teal Jane Fonda aerobic stepper. I smiled wide, my frizzy hair restrained with a scrunchie. My sister stopped recording and…

It’s Like Riding a Bike

We snap on our helmets. We secure our water bottles in their cages. We move into position, gripping the padded handlebars and hovering over the raised, metal pedals. “Okay, on three,” my husband says, looking over his lean frame at me, “One, two, three!” We push off, teetering for a brief moment, then balanced as…

First Tandem

Hi Everyone, I’m excited for the weekend for a new reason. Yesterday, my husband bought a tandem for us. We’re calling it a combined birthday/5 yr anniversary gift. We might take a spin this evening. You can count on future stories about our adventures on the bike. And, the bike is a white 2008 Cannondale….

Tandem Cycling

With the weather getting warmer and warmer every day, it makes me want to be more active outside. As I grew up, I swam, cycled, and ran a whole bunch. I discovered yoga eventually and liked that, too. I don’t have much of a desire to be running anymore, and I don’t live quite close…