The 2023 Texas Senior Games women's cycling competition took place on Saturday, March 5 at Pace Bend Park northwest of Austin. The day began at 9 a.m. with the 40K road race followed by the 20K road race. The 10K time trial race started shortly after 12 noon and the 5K time trial wrapped up the competition. Organizers allowed competitors to use road bikes, fitness or upright … [Read more...] about RESULTS: 2023 Texas Senior Games Women’s Cycling
How Do I Exercise During a Summer Heat Warning?
When the National Weather Service issues an excessive heat warning for the Las Vegas valley, I take notice. If the forecast is for 110 degrees, I know the shaded outdoor wall thermometer on the patio will probably show temps closer to 115 degrees by day's end. So how the heck am I supposed to keep up a training schedule in preparation for a full slate of fall races -- or … [Read more...] about How Do I Exercise During a Summer Heat Warning?
A Yummy Breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day
In honor of St. Patrick's Day and the arrival of spring, I created this quick, easy, and delicious breakfast. Spinach serves to celebrate the lush greenery of Ireland and spring. The diced Kerrygold Dubliner cheese adds a depth of flavor and touch of saltiness. Instead of soda bread, I opt for a Whole Foods Gluten-free Kitchen almond scone that I gently heated in the toaster … [Read more...] about A Yummy Breakfast for St. Patrick’s Day
Being Sick Delays Efforts to Reach Fitness Goals
Five days into the new year, I come down with I call "The Crud." The condition starts off with all the usual symptoms of a head cold. Stuffy yet runny nose. Post nasal drip that quickly leads into a sore throat. Falling asleep within moments of sitting down to watch TV. Just wanting to wear one's fleece pajamas all day long. Possessing the mental acuity of a yawn. I started … [Read more...] about Being Sick Delays Efforts to Reach Fitness Goals
What’s for Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs with Mushroom & Avocado
This morning I made one of my yummiest breakfasts ever: Sauteed one sliced white mushroom in less than two teaspoons of organic extra virgin olive oil. Added two large organic brown eggs, scrambled, to the mushroom slices. Added a few shakes of cumin, garlic and onion powders and a dash of minced oregano leaves. Sliced a whole small organic Hass avocado onto the … [Read more...] about What’s for Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs with Mushroom & Avocado