(67 x 3) + 74 = 83

If you don’t follow that math, it’s understandable. But if you take a geezer-squad of three guys 67 years young (two of them precisely that age) and one of 74 years, and put them on bicycles out to prove nothing, you get:  an 83 mile ride in the beautiful hill country of Texas.  Actually, Don Bynum (the effervescent organizer of epic rides and teller of tall tales) thinks he is in my Will and is trying to kill me, or, he is my training coach for the upcoming MS-150 ride (Houston to Austin) in mid-April. By the way, for anyone who might be reading this and is not familiar with the hill country here, check out the National Geographic “Road Trip”  Hill Country, Texas.” Continue reading “(67 x 3) + 74 = 83”

Study – 10 Minutes of Exercise, Hour-Long Effects – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour. The unfair news for panting newbies: The more fit you are, the more benefits you just might be getting.

via Study – 10 Minutes of Exercise, Hour-Long Effects – NYTimes.com.

Interesting article that reinforces the benefits of fitness. Worth a full read. Hmmm, as I post this I’m not sure of the appropriate category. Serious? Fun? How about hobbies?