JKGAVIN
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After the New England LoziLu obstacle 5K




With Dug after the LoziLu. He's been a huge supporter and motivator in my efforts to get healthy.




5.5 in the elevator shaft


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I need to hold myself accountable and hope to finally use Spark to get me to a happier and healthier place! As of September, exercise is becoming a daily necessity and I'm starting to get my food under control by following my recommended macro counts.

2013 So far:
Lozilu obstacle course 5K, June
Started indoor rock climbing, July
Started bouldering, August
First outdoor climbing trip, September
First treadmill 5K, September (9/18 43:00 with hill intervals)
The Heist bouldering competition, September

Goal as of 6/7/2013: Participate next year- http://heateventmanagement.com/dam-triathl
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Member Since: 3/23/2009

Fitness Minutes: 21,331

My Goals:
Lozilu Mud Run 7/27/13
Reward- use massage gift certificate DONE!

Get to 29% body fat
Reward- chalk bag

Get to 26% body fat
Reward- hair treatment

Get to 24% body fat
Reward- Vitamix

Lead climb: hmm

Complete Sprint Triathlon
Still thinking of a worthy prize!


My Program:
Using the FitBit Flex to track activity and adjusting meals accordingly. working with a trainer once a week, at least 20 minutes of exercise a day and indoor climbing 2-4 times a week. Working on increasing cardio to drop more weight now that I've built a few pounds of useful muscle.



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I'm a writer in higher education public affairs and spend my evenings knitting while watching science fiction. Not the most active person usually but starting to get the fitness bug!
Update 8/20/2013: I've discovered rock climbing and bouldering. Hooked!


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  • v JKGAVIN
    Thank you for the nice comments! emoticon
    1725 days ago
  • v BLACKANDI
    emoticon You have made a great choice!!!

    emoticon to IRON MAIDENS!!!! emoticon

    Needs accountability?? Track your daily workouts in this team thread...

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_
    messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x1285x4
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    1755 days ago
  • v THE_SILVER_OWL
    Hi Julia - I just wanted to say ...
    emoticon emoticon emoticon and wish you all the best on your journey toward better health! Just let me know if I can lend you a helping hand or if you need some support along the way.

    I would also like to invite you to join our "LOVE TO TRAVEL" Team. We share information on favorite places we have visited, where we want to go next, packing tips and how to find travel deals, just to mention a few things.

    If you love to travel, or simply want to travel some day, please join us. We would love to get to know you and find out where in the world you have been or hope to go.......~JJ~

    2487 days ago