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10,000 steps - finally!

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Did you know in 2008 the place I worked has a 10,000 steps a day campaigne...I think I got up to 7000 one day and thought I was gonna die!

I've never been a pedometer kinda gal. I love weights and circuits and this year I WILL do cross fit...that gets me excited. Walking is like killing time by doing something not unhealthy. :) but not being able to do something doesn't sit well with my type A personality...so I thought by the end of February I'd get it done...I guess I was annoyed so I did it 4 days ago and have done it 3 more days...I had a total rest day yesterday. I love seeing the target reached...and I've worked out about how many steps it takes down one street...today I did Wii EA Active and then had about 6000 steps left! 113 minutes of activity! 1 very large blister, my hip issue is roaring tonight, and even my toe joints are yelling at me! Lol


The point is I did it..finally! And now that I have, it's no big deal! I know exactly the time commitment...I may even do 1- 45 minute walk early in the day and then at night see what I have left and then grab the dog and finish it off...it IS doable and the Fitbit makes it easier. :)
Off to bed with an ice pack and some CSI.
Have a fantastic second week of the new year!
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KURTZSOGOOD 1/7/2013 11:43AM

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BATCHICK 1/6/2013 6:15PM

    I am literally chained to my phone at work for 8 hours a day. So on all my breaks I walk circles around the conference room table. I even run a bit... Usually buys me ~4000 steps! Point being, if we set our minds to it we can overcome any obstacle!

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TCANNO 1/6/2013 6:30AM

    You can get an app for your phone that is free.

Well done you can look forward to the next 10,000 steps


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That's become my daily goal now, but it ain't always easy especially for someone who used to get short of breath walking around the block! Literally!
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