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Stair master?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Oh my...I didn't realize how very out of shape I am in!! I went downstairs to do something and had a thought... I could set the kitchen timer for 3 minutes and run up and down the stairs for a little exercise before my shower. UGH!!! I was winded and thought surely the timer would go off soon...I peeked around the corner and the timer was still on 2!!! I kept going, finishing the 3 minutes with tears, burning lungs, shaking thighs and embarrassment. I ran track and played volleyball in jr. high, played softball from 6th grade through my sophomore year, and I was captain of my tennis team in high school...and now I can't even run up and down the stairs for 3 minutes.

So, as unusual as it may seem, my new goal is to do that 3 minutes every day...when I can actually run the full 3 minutes, I'll up the time to 4.

Who needs an expensive stair-master machine... emoticon
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    Well...I didn't keep with this ladies. I'll have to try again!

    4280 days ago
    I know what you mean!! I can do more in my mind than I can in the physical!! But we're doing our BEST!!! Keep up the GREAT job friend!! Holly emoticon
    4299 days ago
    Way to go. I wish I could do stairs. You can also try sitting on the steps and lowering yourself down each step by doing tricept dips. Killer way to workout bottom and arms.
    4306 days ago
    What a great plan! Keep up the good work!
    4307 days ago
    Sounds like a good idea and it has an icon to go along! Ha!

    4308 days ago
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