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Day 17

Thursday, December 15, 2011      3 comments

I only did 10 min on the elliptical today, but that's all I can muster. I worked a busy 8 hour shift at the hospital in my small town, a little bit of running the kids around, and managed the ellptical after that. TOM is excruciating right now... Read more

Day 16 (Results from and earlier challenge)

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      6 comments

Today is day 16 straight of 10 minutes per day of exercise. I did 30 min on the elliptical, weights, crunches, and stretching. emoticonRead more

Day 15 of 10 min/day of exercise

Tuesday, December 13, 2011      3 comments

WooHoo! I just got out of the pool. I did 40 minutes of various kicks and backstrokes. I managed to up the number of backstrokes to 1300, incuding one set of 640. I really feel my arms getting stronger having more endurance. Backstrokes are... Read more

Day 14

Monday, December 12, 2011      2 comments

Today I did the elliptical for 30 minutes. It feels good to have enough time to do a longer workout. I'm glad I was able to keep my streak going over my long work weekend, even on Sunday. This morning I took it easy after everyone got off... Read more

Day 13

Sunday, December 11, 2011      1 comments

Today I managed 10 minutes on the elliptical to complete my 10 min of exercise. I have to hurry to get ready for church (and help the family get ready too). Then I'm off to work a 10.5 hour shift. Day 13 complete!!... Read more

Day 12

Saturday, December 10, 2011      1 comments

Today I did a swimming routine in our Endless pool. I did 35 minutes total, 1000 backstrokes total, and various other kicks holding onto the kick bar. Day 12 and still going strong. The real test will be tomorrow. I'll have to get 10 minutes... Read more

Day 11-shoveling

Friday, December 09, 2011      3 comments

Today I don't have much time before work, so I'm counting the shoveling as my exercise. I feel tired, and SparkPeople lists it as a cardio workout, so I feel that's legit. Hubby let me sleep in a little this morning, which is nice since I ... Read more

Day 10 (10 min/day of exercise)-and Christmas Shopping

Thursday, December 08, 2011      4 comments

WooHoo! I'm in the double digits of the 10 min/day challenge. Today I did 30 min on the elliptical, weights (triceps, delts, glutes), and my ab non-crunch routine. After all that I stretched for 10 minutes. I feel great!! Read more

Day 9, and other victories

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      2 comments

Today I swam for 35 minutes. I did a total of 1000 backstrokes (300+300+400) and various kicks in between each group. It was hard to get started since I worked late last night, in the city, and had to commute home. I got to bed well after one... Read more

Day 8 (10 min/day of exercise)

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      4 comments

Today I planned to do 10 min on the elliptical before work. I ended up feeling so good, I did 20 minutes. I could have lasted more physically, but don't want to be late for work. Last night I went to a wonderful concert by the High Scho... Read more

Day 7 of 10 min/day, and Date night with Hubby

Monday, December 05, 2011      3 comments

Today is day 7 of my 10 min of exercise per day streak. I went easier on my joints and swam for 40 minutes. I did various kicks holding onto the kickbar (freestyle, butterfly, backstroke, and ab/adductor kicks) and 1000 backstrokes in 200 stro... Read more

Day 6 of 10min/day

Sunday, December 04, 2011      2 comments

Today I got a full hour of exercise in. I went sledding with the kids. Holy Cow! Was I tired at the end. I look forward every year to times that I can go sledding with the kids. It kills my knees and basically my whole body, but I love it!!... Read more

Day five

Saturday, December 03, 2011      4 comments

WooHoo! I did a full workout today! I did 30 min on the elliptical, weights set one (chest press, delt press, bicep curl, quad pull) and crunches (regular, bicycle and reverse) followed by stretching. I did a total of 75 minutes of exercise. ... Read more

Day four

Friday, December 02, 2011      4 comments

Today I swam for 40 minutes in my Endless pool. I did 1000 total backstrokes (groups of 200) and I did various kicks holding onto the kick bar. My joints felt weak after the Xbox 360 kinect workout yesterday. There's lots of jumping in those ... Read more

Day 3 of 10 min/day

Thursday, December 01, 2011      5 comments

A friend and fellow Sparker (Kelly, you know who you are) has inspired me to try something new. I'm trying the 10 minutes a day of exercise, something, anything for at least 10 minutes a day. November 29th was the first day of this challenge f... Read more

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