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Totally Bummed

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

Don't think I updated here yesterday, but you can catch up on my blog post here: fitinmy50s.blogspot.com/
2012/09/stubborn-marine-pa
ying-price.html I'm really bummed. Not only can't I exercise for who knows how ... Read more

Tips for making healthy eating easier

Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

How many of you reach for the wrong foods when you're in a hurry, just because it's easily accessible? I know I do, and I'm not nearly as busy as most people (just lazy!). I've found a couple of ways that even a lazy person can make better ... Read more

Late start, but got 'er done

Thursday, September 13, 2012      1 comments

I had hoped to get my workout done earlier in the day, but I wasn't able to pull it off. I managed to get my walk/jog in by early evening and did about :32 or so, but the jog is killing me on this road. Time to get in the car and scope out oth... Read more

I shouldn't have planned for an off day

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      0 comments

I thought I was going to take the day off from working out today, or at least from training towards the 5K walk/jog, but I think I ended up doing more than if I had just gone and done it. :30 Recumbent bike :27 Walk three dogs (separately... Read more

Do you wear the same shoes when walking and running?

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      6 comments

I just recently started out again walking more often, and have added a bit of a jog into the routine as I prepare for the virtual 5K walk/jog at the end of Oct. I didn't bother with running shoes yet because the jog portion of my training was o... Read more

Hula Hoop Hilarity

Monday, September 10, 2012      3 comments

I was a pro with a hula hoop as a kid, so I couldn't resist picking one up today to give it another whirl. What was I thinking? This stuff is harder than it looks! After looking around, I found that my cheap-o dollar store purchase isn't ... Read more

Do you follow a training plan?

Monday, September 10, 2012      0 comments

If you're just starting out on the road to fitness, training plans can be an important tool to use on your journey. I picked one that I think is right for me, but there are loads of them out there and there should be one that's just right for y... Read more

Great week!

Sunday, September 09, 2012      5 comments

I'm still journaling my training workouts for the Trick or Treat Trot virtual 5K. I just started this week, but it was a good one, and I also did well with food and overall motivation. My weekend workout is posted at the link below. Read more

Calculate Those Calories Burned!

Sunday, September 09, 2012      0 comments

I track everything here on SP, but it's nice to have something that will take into account my weight to get a more true picture of what I'm really burning when I exercise. I found these neat calculators that will do that, and I've posted them o... Read more

Rest Day Turns into Dog Days

Saturday, September 08, 2012      1 comments

I was going to take yesterday as a day of rest, but while I ended up not doing much, it still didn't go quite as planned. You can read about my excursion on my journal at the link below. fitinmy50s.blogspot.com/
2012/09/putting-... Read more

Training for the 5K

Friday, September 07, 2012      2 comments

Another good day yesterday for both food and fitness. I did my first day of the 5K training suggested here on SparkPeople, walking for 4 min, then jogging for 1, repeating until 25 min are completed. It wasn't pretty, but I did it! More i... Read more

Start of my 5K training

Thursday, September 06, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was a good day for both food and fitness. I stayed within all (I think) nutritional guidelines, and got out for a good bit of exercise trying to map out a course for the upcoming virtual 5K. I thought I might have overdone it, but I f... Read more

Going on Record

Thursday, September 06, 2012      1 comments

Now I've done it. I've got several blogs on other niche topics, but I wanted a place where I could chronicle my day to day activities, as well as share tips and tricks, things I've come across in my journey towards fitness that might not be... Read more

Pledge: I will never quit!

Thursday, September 06, 2012      3 comments

(Read all the way through and add your name to the bottom) Thursday, September 6, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledg... Read more

An Amazing Day!

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

Today I: - Signed up for the SparkPeople 5K walk/job during the week of Halloween ( www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=start_training_no
w_for_sparkpeoples_fall_5k ) - Drove out to a local bike and walking trail to r... Read more


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