An Instagram New Year’s Eve post by IdeaFit: I wanted the first page of my book to be Awesome! Therefore Day 1 of 2016, in Colorado at 5400ft elevation and nearly freezing temps, I donned warm layers of rarely used running gear and joined my friend for a run, following a trail around a frozen […]
Hip hip hooray! Three cheers for running three days this week (11/30-12/7). After a month off, I appreciate the delight running brings to my life even more:) A couple of weeks ago, I decided to join the twitter world under my blog’s name, ‘myRUNexperiment’ and discovered a wealth of information shared through this form of social media. […]
Today is day 5 of my holiday fitness streak. Motivation is still high and if it ever does reach a low point, I will think of my disappointing lipid profile results (discussed in this post, Am I Skinny Fat) to bring me back to the major reason why I wanted to establish the habit of […]
When was the last time you’ve had a lipid panel done? A lipid panel is a blood test that measures your cholesterol (HDL-good, LDL-bad) and triglycerides. I had a test a few weeks ago but the last one I did was 4 years back in 2011. According to numerous health websites (WebMD, AHA, Mayo Clinic) a lipid panel should be done every 5 years for someone who is 20 years or older and anyone over 40 should have their levels check every year.