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Back to walking


Sunday, July 07, 2013

The last few months have been a little slow for me. I tend to lose my workout mojo in the spring for some reason. I started to feel a little lazy, then skipped one workout, then two. I told myself that as long as I wasn't gaining any weight it was ok to take a little break.

I went on vacation at the end of May and I gained 3 pounds. Boy, was I motivated to get back on it after that! I started walking again. I usually walk 2-3 miles at a time, but it's been awhile since I've been out since it's been so hot lately. Well, I walked 6 miles on the 4th! And another 5 yesterday. I have plans later today that I'm walking to, so I'll be doing at least another 4. The best part is: I'm not even sore this morning. My body feels really good which is amazing.

I kind of wish that I hadn't been so lazy earlier this year, but at the same time, I'm so happy that I've found my groove again. I look forward to going out and walking on the Greenbelt. (It also does wonders for my peace of mind.) And I'm so happy that my body can walk 5-6 miles at a time and feel like it can keep going. Next weekend I want to do a longer walk, maybe 10 miles. I'm going to pack a lunch and start walking and just see where it takes me. Hopefully, I'll have my new phone by then and can take pictures and post how it goes!
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OUTDOORGIRL69 7/8/2013 9:59PM

    Way to go. We all seam to get lazy in the Spring. I have some WAH CD's that I start using at that time it seams to help. I remember the days when I could go anywhere from 5-10 miles. Now I am lucky with my knee if I can go 3 miles in one day. Plus being 68 going on 69 the body tells you when to slow down.

Remember the water when you go on that long hike.

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