Happy Friday! :)
Not a lot of questions to address this time around, but hopefully it will be a thought-provoking video that will get a good discussion going! Leave a comment and have your say on the matter.
FAQ’s Installment 11
119. Leah asks, “You run water over the HRM strap? Doesn’t that make the strap all wet?”
Good question! The way the Polar HRM strap is made is that it is a plastic/vinyl material. So when I run water over it, it does make it wet but not what I could call soaked. The lady at the sports store told me to do it this way and so I have been doing it ever since. I tell Eric it is the worst part of each day- putting the cold strap across my chest! It’s freezing! Especially because it is so cold in this house when I get up in the mornings. :D I just keep in mind that soon I will be running and very warm. You can also ‘spit’ on the strap monitors in times of need. That always grossed me out, but I know lots of people do that in a pinch.
120. Andrea asks, “Is the Polar HRM the one you would most recommend? What should one spend on a good HRM?”
I actually don’t know too much about the different kinds of HRM out there, so I am by no means an expert! The reason I chose my Polar RS200 was because I wanted something that would measure speed and distance. I have had no problems with it at all and I absolutely love it. My only complaint is that the screen is a bit hard to read at times when I am running. I have heard that the Nike + Ipod running kit is good and the foot pod goes into your shoe and is not as bulky as the Polar foot pod. Hope this helps!
121. Jess asks, “This may be none of my business, but I was confused when I read that Foodbuzz was not compensating you for your new Foodbuzz ad. Did they hit a limit or something?”
I know it can be quite confusing! This is a new FoodBuzz widget called the ‘Foodie Blogroll’. It is simply a way for other food bloggers to get their name out. You have to apply and get approved and then once you do, your blog is added to the ‘most recent 5 blog’ list. I got quite a few new hits to my site that day so it is really worth it!
Stay tuned for part 2 of my FAQ video (currently uploading!). I will copy and past it directly into this post.
Some food for thought today:
Are you striving to lose more weight event though you are at a healthy weight?
Have you struggled to maintain a certain weight in the past only to feel miserable?
Are you happy at your current weight?
Are you trying to give up unhealthy behaviours such as disordered eating, obsessing with calories and the scale, negative thought patterns/self defeating attitudes, etc?
Have you recently overcome one of these above? How did you do it?