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11/14/12 12:33 P

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I might even add how I felt after that walk


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11/13/12 9:24 P

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There is someone who takes a picture with every walk and puts in the journal. It is easy with the electronic journals or blogs. This gives her a memory of the experience.

I know that I can walk on certain roads and remember the book I was listening to, the weather, etc as the memory is still so strong.

Have fun and experiment. Do what works for you.

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11/13/12 5:00 P

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Great results come from Journals - enjoy. Some people include the calories burned if it shows up on their pedometer. I use to track these and it gave me the incentive to watch what I eat because I knew how far I would have to walk to burn it off lol !!

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that is a great idea


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11/13/12 12:17 P

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I actually use a pedometer that downloads data onto my computer, it even tells me how many of my steps were aerobic steps (as opposed to just walking-around-during-the-day steps). I think it would also be fun to journal the details of what I see/hear/experience on my walks, but haven't done much of that to-date.

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11/13/12 10:56 A

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These are the things that I will out into my Walking journal:

-the date
-minutes that I walked
-miles
-activity
-how many steps walked


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11/13/12 9:47 A

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I like Wendy Bumgardner's stuff - there are some ideas for you on this web page:

http://walking.about.com/cs/measure/a/bl
howtrack.htm

Let us know what you end up doing!

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I want to start a Walking Journal but I am not sure what to include in it. Any suggestion?


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