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Pushed Myself...

Monday, October 08, 2012

I really pushed myself today. I really don't like the dreadmill, but since the DVD and tv are down there now there is no excuse. I had planned just to do the normal 30 minutes and then Walk it Out. One of the challenges I have in the Trick Or Treat challenge is to do Victoria's challenge. Apparently, this is a challenge that Bob Harper came up with for one of the contestants on the Biggest Loser. Her name was Victoria.

The challenge is to do 30 minutes of interval training. Walk slowly for 1 minute and then walk quickly or jog for 1 minute and continue changing off every minute for 30 minutes. After 10 minutes of walking on the dreadmill, I thought I would try it just to see what it was like. The next thing I knew, 10 minutes had passed. I thought to myself that I would go for 15. Then I thought that it was stupid not to go for the whole 30 so I got the challenge done. I watched Mamma Mia and did the whole 30 minutes.

What a workout! Wow, 2 months ago, I was lucky to be able to go above 2 miles per hour on that thing. Now I was going from 2.5 - 3.5. I would definitely do that one again.

After 45 minutes on the dreadmill (I left half the movie for tomorrow), I did another 35 minutes of Walk it Out as I wanted to get a 5k done. For the challenge, you get extra points each time you do a 5k and each time you do circuit training so I have started to change off. Ended up with over 10,000 steps and 781 calories burned. Going for 15,000 steps today so I will do something else later to get more steps.

I am really glad to know that all of the exercising and workout I did with the Wii and Leslie Sansone really did make me stronger. I always thought if you weren't going to a gym, how could you be working out. Well, I guess I was.

On a side note, that job is already taken which is fine as I am busy enough with the real estate stuff. I have a couple of new buyers again and two closings coming up so, as long as that stays steady, we should be ok :)

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SVELTEWARRIOR 10/10/2012 12:12AM

    WOW!!!! You are amazing my friend!!!!

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KNITTABLES 10/8/2012 10:12PM

    Wow what a great job you did. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JEANUT 10/8/2012 8:04PM

    You did great and bet you feel good about it too

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 10/8/2012 5:11PM

  good on you!!!

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ENDUROVET 10/8/2012 4:46PM

    You see, my guilty secret is that I LIKE the TM! I can get into what's almost a meditative state as I don't have to worry about my footing, just concentrating on my own footfalls & breathing...
It feels like a real accomplishment when I step off & see the belt spattered w/that random pattern of sweat droplets!


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LOPEYP 10/8/2012 4:45PM

    Wow. That's great! What team is the challenge with ?

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 10/8/2012 4:29PM

    WOOHOO! You rock! I'm glad this new challenge is inspiring you to get moving even more! 10,000 - 15,000 steps a day?! Go You! I know how hard that can be to get in. Maybe they'll keep you in mind if something else comes up later on the job.

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1MANKNEY 10/8/2012 2:59PM

    Good for you! I am impressed with all the exercise you do. I am happy to just do the WIO and the walks in my neighborhood.

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EJOY-EVELYN 10/8/2012 2:57PM

    That a great workout! Interval training is really supposed to break through any plateau we might experience. What a wonderful shakeup!

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THOMS1 10/8/2012 2:50PM

    Thinking about doing it is often 10 times worse than just doing it. But you went ahead and did it. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MYBULLDOGS 10/8/2012 2:39PM



my sister walks 15,000 steps a day at 63 y
ears old and has lost 105 pounds. she went from a size 24 to a size 10. all her health issues dropped off as the 105 pounds dropped off. took 16 months.

i gave up grain and sugary products and have lost 44 pounds at age 60. i went from a size 18 to a size 10 shorts and medium tops from a 1 or 2x. took 7 months.

we are both still loosing weight until we reach our goal


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LADYTWIST1 10/8/2012 2:26PM

  Sometimes if you can just get started, it is easy to finish. Now, if I could just get started today.

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IFEOMA4 10/8/2012 2:23PM

  You did great

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