Nick Willis hitting good pre-Olympics form, setting a new NZ 1500m record of 3:30.35. Interestingly, it is faster than any Australian has ever run also.
A thought: let’s have a “car day” where everyone who normally cycles, drives.
Maybe then would intolerant drivers, who have slower trips to work, and then can’t find a park when they get there, being to appreciate those of us that cycle.
Maybe then will they not mind waiting 5-10 seconds, every now and then, to pass us on a narrow road.
Taking your hip circumference is easy.
- Stand upright and relaxed.
- Keeping the measuring tape horizontal, measure the widest point around your hip/buttocks area.
Related blog: How to calculate your BAI.
I like the sound of this new alternative to BMI as a non-invasive measure of body composition.
BAI = Hip circumference (cm)/ (Height (m)x √Height (m)) – 18
Use this Google Spreadsheet to calculate your own BAI.
Here is a description on how to take your hip circumference.
Here is the article in Obesity.
Here’s a summary of my top blog posts over the last year:
1 What is more important: Exercise or Nutrition? January 2008
What muscles does a squat work? September 2007
4 Diet Record Book / Diet Diary / Food Diary: Free Download October 2008
5 Subway vs McDonalds July 2007
Sad that they are all older than 2 years. Got to get some new material…..
A quote from Going Long that speaks the (often denied) truth:
With a few medical exceptions, the way you look is dictated by a huge number of tiny decisions that you make on a daily basis. In order to change ourselves, we need to take responsibility for ourselves.