My boss, whom I love, has a fitness watch that reminds her every hour to take 50 steps. So she'll stand up in the middle of a meeting and rock back and forth, picking her legs up a little, before sitting back down. She complains a lot about her weight, but will go over to a fast food joint and eat a burger and fries for lunch. One day she brought in leftover pasta that was swimming in melted butter. I've talked to her a little about her food choices, but she doesn't want to hear it. I don't know if her watch has a heart monitor built in, but even if it would help her if it did.
If I do something that my Google Fit app that doesn't register, I can add it in manually. Does your Garmin have that capability?
Thank you for the comments on my blog! My friend who organized the event had prepared small bowls with treats already when I arrived. She did not want me to bother getting out the food I had taken with me... opening a box of (healthy) crackers, among other things, that might as well stay closed. I agreed that it was more convenient that way, but realized only later that it meant I would have to guess how much I could eat of the stuff she placed in front of us without going too far off my plan. 10 days ago
Funny - my mini goal is 5,000 before I leave the office too. I could easily only get 1,000 here in the office if I don't get up from my seat purposefully and walk on my breaks. Most days after work I walk with DH & the girls now and then I'm doing the C25K program as well. 17 days ago
Piper used to go on races with me that she was allowed on but sadly most of the races around here don't allow dogs because of insurance purposes. In her younger days she would have loved to run in the rain.
While she loves to run when we are walking the island, she can't train with me anymore due to arthritis in her joints. She gets very, very sore if she overdoes. We have her on a supplement that helps but we have to be careful to not let her go wild anymore. Our vet told us its likely due to the fact her breeder ruined her line (she came from what once was an excellent line of English Shepherds but the breeder turned into a hoarder/neglect case and was convicted of animal abuse). If we let her run too much, she has a very hard time getting up and getting her body going and she is only 8 1/2...very sad.