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Hit a new (tiny ) goal

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The elliptical is not my favorite piece of equipment. The first time I used it last fall I could only do 3 minutes. 3 minutes of moving my 300 pound body up and down was way more brutal than the recumbent bike. Sweat drenching, red in the face, B-r-u-t-a-l......I am a bit of an exercise wimp I know.... ;)
I found myself sick for all of Dec and the first week of January. Horrible lung infection. I became sedentary and am still getting my stamina back. I have been slowly increasing my times and my resistance on all my cardio activities the last few weeks. And today I was able to do a full 15 on the Elliptical. At a higher resistance than ever. I was really proud of myself...the last 3 minutes I wanted to give up....

After that I rode 3 miles on the recumbent. I was able to reach a new goal for resistance there too. Although I didn't make it my full time.

Yay me!

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JACARD 1/30/2013 8:52AM

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LINDSEYJ 1/29/2013 10:24PM

    Yay! Yay! Yay!! I lost 25 pounds on an elliptical a few years ago - just 30 minutes a day was enough to!!

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ALIGIRL07 1/29/2013 9:03PM

    Yay way to go!!!!!! emoticon lets celebrate by doing a happy dance!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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