Category: Fitness

Second Month’s Recap

Just over two months have passed since my first Me-Mover ride, and I continue to be impressed with the machine and the ways it has benefitted me. October brought a lot of rainy days to eastern Pennsylvania, and dwindling daylight hours after work each day conspired to keep me inside. Still, I snuck in a

Hills, Chills, and Thrills

Although the daylight hours are dwindling and chilly weather is settling in for the season, one particular trail near my home beckons me to ride it. The short spur of the Nor-Bath Rail Trail through Wayne A. Grube Memorial Park is only a mile long but offers five steep hills to climb. This trail has

The Tipping Point

I did a stupid thing Tuesday. I had great intentions of squeezing in a Me-Mover ride at a time of year that starts to limit those chances. I loaded up the truck, rushed to the Ironton Rail Trail’s loop, and got ready to race the setting sun. From the parking lot I chose, I usually

First Month’s Recap

As the remains of Tropical Storm Nate give the Lehigh Valley a much-needed soaking today, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on my Me-Mover progress to date. Just 39 days have elapsed since my exploratory first ride in Bicentennial Park, yet it feels like so much longer. In that time, here’s

Spurring Myself to Ride Further

There’s nothing like buying a new toy to guarantee a few days of rain. After my successful first ride on my Me-Mover, I had to sit out the next few days as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey moved through the area. It was a gentle, soaking rain here, and there was something oddly relaxing about

Why Me-Mover?

Determination to Change Five years ago I embarked on a life-changing journey towards fitness. My forty year-old body had suffered from too many years of neglect, inactivity, and poor nutrition. I began with walking on the local rail trails which quickly inspired me to get back on my bicycle. But the bicycle came with an