Monthly Archives: March 2017

Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target? – The New York Times

Very interesting research on postal service workers in Scotland, but already on the books. My ongoing research confirms that brisk walking, while mixing in occasional intervals, and even 30 second run bursts yields greatest health benefits. However, it will be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is coffee healthy for you, and more questions answered ?

In September I spit in a plastic collection device and sent the saliva to Great Britain to be analyzed by FitnessGenes.  The lab extracted my DNA from the saliva sample and analyzed it. Three weeks later I received an analysis … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Winter Bikepacking in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument- Part 2/2

Despite being the only guest in the Mount Chase Lodge last night I was served a most excellent breakfast at 7:30, the time of my choice. Sky prepared pancakes, fruit slices, and bacon from a pig that had secured full … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Bike packing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A Microadventure in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument- Part 1

Prequel:    “Bear and Sparkles say come on up! The fat biking is great :-)” I missed this sign for the  Mt. Chase Lodge when I passed through here a few minutes ago.   I’m headed 14 miles further down a … Continue reading

Posted in Bike packing, Mountain Biking, Outdoors, winter biking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Long Trail backpacking presentation in Camden Thurs. night

This should be very good.<Click for full description See you there!  

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments