Last year I wore my heart rate monitor a couple of times to see how many calories I burned while shoveling. I was pleased with the results, which I now have forgotten, so this topic has made me want to try it again.
What I do remember is deciding - Oh, I just need to burn a few more to make it to "X hundred." and nearly did the sidewalks down the whole street. It became its own monster! Just another hundred, just ANOTHER hundred. It was pretty funny by the time I finished, and I was exhausted!
Edited by: CYD1057 at: 1/7/2010 (12:14)
Pounds lost: 11.0
Fitness Minutes: (68,905) Posts: 12,376 1/7/10 11:57 A
That is the only good reason I can find for living with all this snow, it is great cardio!!!
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. -Foster C. Mcclellan
Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” Vista M. Kelley
The most wasted day of all is that during which we have not laughed. Sebastian R.N. Chamfort
It's there under cardio! I just did 30 minutes and thought I'd take a peak and it's there. :) It's coming down like crazy. Wish whoever is shaking the snowglobe would just put it down and let it settle. :)
Have a great fluffy snowy white day. Drive safe everyone!
BHAG: Create Menu Planning System Streak Drink pitcher of water Bed by 11 pm
Mantra: My reasons for a Healthy lifestyle outnumber my excuses.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.