Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    2WHEELER   49,350
SparkPoints
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints
 
 

Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Plan


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Ahh, summer. When the sun is shining and the days are long. Plenty of time to get in some exercise! My weekly exercise plan for this challenge is

1. Walk 30-40 minutes twice a week before work
2. One upper and one lower body strength workout (30-40 minutes)
3. One long (30+ miles) bicycle ride or one long hike (6+ miles)

I'm becoming more consistent with the early morning (5 a.m.) walks and have a friend who will join me beginning tomorrow. That should really help with consistency.

The challenge starts June 21 and I'll be getting a head start on the 20th with a 3-day, 25-mile, backpacking trip with 7 other women. The first day we'll hike between 6 and 9 miles. The 2nd day will be 10-12 miles and the last day will be whatever is needed to get us back to the cars.
SHARE

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SUEFROMRI 6/16/2014 3:26PM

    Great plan. Starting breaking in new sneakers.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SIMPLELIFE4REAL 6/16/2014 6:21AM

    That's great you have a friend to walk with. It really does help with consistency.

Report Inappropriate Comment
144AUTUMN 6/15/2014 10:00PM

  Keep up the good work!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
AJB121299 6/15/2014 9:25PM

    Nice

Report Inappropriate Comment
RAPUNZEL53 6/15/2014 9:19PM

  Good Luck!

Report Inappropriate Comment
KALISWALKER 6/15/2014 9:14PM

    That's a great way to start the challenge.

Report Inappropriate Comment
KELLYB60 6/15/2014 9:09PM

  Sounds like a great plan. Good luck on the challenge!

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by 2WHEELER