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Lisa Isenberger
a middle-aged woman with an exercise habit
a middle-aged woman with an exercise habit
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"It took 50 years to look this good"
I don't know what this is called, but it's a good glute stretch Hopefully it's not bad luck to hit a milestone birthday on Friday the 13th. I've decided to go with the mantra "fifty and fabulous"  although I made need to "fake it 'til I make it" because mos...

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Fickle February
Bundled up for a chilly ride  Last weekend, Sunday looked to be the better day to ride.  It had snowed/rained on and off Friday and Saturday, but the skies were blue and the temps had increased to upper 30s/low 40s. Enjoying a spring-like day I was sporting...

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Five Things Fitness
It's been at least 5 weeks since I've last updated my blog.  To catch you up quickly, here's a list of 5 things fitness that have happened since my last post. 1) Remember the Ab Challenge?  That didn't happen. Actually, I am still working on my abs, but I a...

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Long Time No Blog
1) Remember the Ab Challenge?  Yeah, that didn't happen. I am working on my abs, but I abandoned that challenge because it was way too difficult for me. Instead I'm now doing a combination of plank, prone plank, and bird-dog (both sides). Holding everything...

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30-Day Ab Challenge
Boy am I in trouble.  I decided to go for a 30-day Ab Challenge that I stumbled across, but my abs are so weak that even day 1 was a challenge Day 1 starts with 15 sit-ups.  Well, it turns out that I can't even to a single sit-up without tucking my toes und...

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Hunt for a commuter bike
Sorry that I haven't been blogging or commenting much.  I'm in the middle of getting my injections and I'm supposed to be staying off my left knee while I'm getting the treatment.  The only thing interesting that has happened is used bike shopping. After co...

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Bike Valet at AIBF
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta offers a free bike valet service.  This is the first year that we have tried it out. The Balloon Park is about 8.5 miles from our house, which is not too bad.  The downside is that we needed to leave in the dark ...

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This, that, and the other
new jersey! Don't have much to blog about.  Let's see what I can come up with. I'm still riding most weekends, 30-40 miles is a comfortable distance. Waving the white flag with regard to my knee. I've ordered another round of Euflexxa injections and am wait...

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What's Next, Elevation Profiles, & Never Forget
What's Next:  The short answer -  I'm not sure.  But that doesn't make for a very good blog post.  So I'll try to explain a bit of the longer answer. So while my knee is generally okay with cycling, it's not generally been okay with much else.  I called the...
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