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Early Christmas!

Monday, December 07, 2009

The Leki Nordic Walking Poles ( www.leki.com/nordicWalki
ng/nordicWalkingPole.php?p
ID=3
) I won from the AARP Blue Zones Project
( www.aarpmagazine.org/hea
lth/vitality_national/
) arrived today! Woo hoo! They list for $150! Going to have to read up
( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/fitness_articles.asp?
id=952
) and watch some videos of Nordic Walking in action and get ready to try it out!

Keeping up with my 'mill and logging the food. For the first time ever after a treadmill session yesterday I had a peculiar soreness in the upper left quad area so I backed off the intensity today (from 5 mph to 4 mph, dropping the 12 incline to 10) but stuck with it longer and stretched for a longer period afterward. Hoping it's just a passing thing.

Hope everyone's SPARKING their way through this holiday season! :-)

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  • v FERRETLOVER1
    I've never used poles for walking - I'll be interested in reading about how it goes for you.
    2423 days ago
  • v ZELLAZM
    Woohoo! Welcome to the ranks of Nordic walkers! You'll have fun with your new poles. I have to admit, I'm a little envious of your state-of-the-art equipment.
    2423 days ago
  • v L*I*T*A*
    i have walking poles too.......you will find it is a great exercise and you burn more calories then normal walking too...............great benefit too........i think there is a nordic walking team here.......hope the soreness is mearly a sore muscle..................blessings and hugs.................lita
    2424 days ago
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