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Old 12-28-18, 09:42 PM
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🔮 New Year's Resolutions 2019

Its that time again. Whatever it is we're here to see you make it a reality.





Cycling and beyond... .
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Old 12-28-18, 09:48 PM
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Old 12-28-18, 09:54 PM
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My goal is to fail at my 2019 resolutions faster than I did my 2018 resolutions.
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Old 12-28-18, 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Doctor Morbius View Post
My goal is to fail at my 2019 resolutions faster than I did my 2018 resolutions.
Throwing in the towel before the first round? Shame on you.

Just start with and think about your successes and ignore your failures. For example, I got that perennial #1 fitness thing in the bag years ago. But that "save more money" thing continues to allude me despite my best efforts. I won't bother putting that one on the list this time.
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Old 12-29-18, 11:13 AM
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New year resolutions never work out as planned.
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Not a fan of resolutions because if it's worth resolving to do, start today. Having said that, I want to lose 50#, or maybe 5#. Haven't decided for sure yet.
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Old 12-29-18, 12:25 PM
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New year resolutions never work out as planned.
Sounds like you are enrolled at the same gym I am.
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Old 12-29-18, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
Sounds like you are enrolled at the same gym I am.
90% of people who decide to get a gym membership never achieve their fitness goals, because they don't have enough self-discipline and inner drive to continue doing it long term. Most people who join a gym with hopes of loosing weight end up wasting their time on a treadmill and doing all kinds of silly stuff instead of doing something that actually works.....Fitness, health and weightloss can be easily achieved without gym membership.
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I resolve to keep flipping off motorists and to tinkle behind trees.
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Originally Posted by Doctor Morbius View Post
My goal is to fail at my 2019 resolutions faster than I did my 2018 resolutions.

Worked with a gentleman a few years back, he always set a resolution at New Years of doing less the coming year then he did the past!!!.... He was around four hundred pounds when I retired. He met his goals every year I was around.
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Old 12-29-18, 06:40 PM
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Well it might interest you to know that getting more exercise made the # 1 spot for 2019, so it still an important goal for many. As for me, I made that resolve at 14 when I noticed my dad's beer belly while watching the boob tube. I vowed to never let that happen to me. Now if I can just conquer the save more money thing... ?

Here's the rest of the top 10:

Top 10 Most Common New Year's Resolutions (and How to Follow Through on Them)
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Old 12-29-18, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by KraneXL View Post
Well it might interest you to know that getting more exercise made the # 1 spot for 2019, so it still an important goal for many.
...and No.2 was loosing weight...I think that's why people start exercising in the first place, is because they're hoping to loose weight...People who start to exercise only" for fun" don't last very long, there needs to be a deeper purpose as to why a person chooses to workout or exercise....It's not easy to stay motivated unless you have something inside you that keeps driving you and motivating you to do it or else you'll fall by the wayside...Sadly 90% of these fitness/nutrition resolutions only last for a few weeks or months.
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Old 12-29-18, 11:18 PM
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Ride more, eat less.
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Old 12-30-18, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
..Fitness, health and weightloss can be easily achieved without gym membership.
If it was easy everybody would do it. Don't fool yourself, it can be done, but not easily, with or without gym membership.
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Old 12-30-18, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Wileyrat View Post
Ride more, eat less.
This! ^

That being said, I'd like to ride at least twice a week and make it a regular habit. I also hope to ride at least one 40 mile group ride and come out feeling strong enough to shoot for a 50 or 60 mile ride. My long term goal is to do a century in someplace far far away from home.

On the eating front, I'd like to get back in the habit of cooking my own meals. My OCD kicks in and calorie counting is much easier. It all really comes down to replacing the impulse to eat with something else, and for me that's either playing music or getting out doors.
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Originally Posted by PGHNeil View Post
This! ^

That being said, I'd like to ride at least twice a week and make it a regular habit. I also hope to ride at least one 40 mile group ride and come out feeling strong enough to shoot for a 50 or 60 mile ride. My long term goal is to do a century in someplace far far away from home.

On the eating front, I'd like to get back in the habit of cooking my own meals. My OCD kicks in and calorie counting is much easier. It all really comes down to replacing the impulse to eat with something else, and for me that's either playing music or getting out doors.
Conquered that one two year ago. If I can do it... .
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My 2018 cycling goal was about miles. At the end I was riding only to get miles on. Maybe 2019 will be the year I focus on increased power, speed, and climbing instead. Having trouble with how to measure my progress, though.
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Do more sports in general, not only cycling, also try to start a bit with running and swimming.
Because I want to walk the 'Dodentocht' (translated as: the walk of death), to walk 100 km in a time range of 24 hours.
It's not a competition, just the purpose to be able to finalize the round.
Therefore I need to built up a little bit more condition.
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Originally Posted by wileyrat View Post
ride more, eat less.
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Originally Posted by tntyz View Post
My 2018 cycling goal was about miles. At the end I was riding only to get miles on. Maybe 2019 will be the year I focus on increased power, speed, and climbing instead. Having trouble with how to measure my progress, though.
You've come to the right place. Your question is my question.
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Do more sports in general, not only cycling, also try to start a bit with running and swimming.
Because I want to walk the 'Dodentocht' (translated as: the walk of death), to walk 100 km in a time range of 24 hours.
It's not a competition, just the purpose to be able to finalize the round.
Therefore I need to built up a little bit more condition.
I can't tell you how many years I've made similar to that one. Also, wanted to learn a contact sport like boxing just for general healthy and fitness. Always managed to talk myself out of it though. What shall we do?
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Always managed to talk myself out of it though. What shall we do?
Nike says: Just Do It
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Originally Posted by KraneXL View Post
Its that time again. Whatever it is we're here to see you make it a reality.





Cycling and beyond... .
LOL!!! Love that gif.

My NY resolution is L.S.D. Live Simple Daily

On Jan.4 I'm retiring from my job. 48 years working for the regional blood center in Austin,
2019 is going to be the most amazing year of my life since I can't remember.
I'm so blessed and excited.
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