Category Archives: Fitness

Adult Fitness Test – May 2010

I did the President’s Challenge Adult Fitness test again this week. My overall score has improved 5 percentile points since last time.  I’m pleased, since I haven’t been focused on this.  It’s been almost a year since the last time … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning Walk

I intended to do C25K W1D1 with Chocolate this morning. I got three running intervals done, but a little girl from the neighborhood wanted to walk her puppy with us, so I walked the rest of the time. Still good, … Continue reading

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Sisterhood Running Month

May is Sisterhood Running Month, including a challenge to run, walk, wog – basically move your ass – for one mile sometime between May 6 and 8.  This works out perfectly for me as I had already planned to run … Continue reading

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Progress Tracker Worksheet

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Today’s Race

Despite a few technical difficulties at the start, today’s 5K walk went very well.  I got in a good workout and my dog, Chocolate did great!  She and I are both exhausted.  I’ll write a more complete post later – … Continue reading

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Two Workouts and an Adventure

I’m two for two on the the first day of the 21-day challenge. 1) Last night, I moved my alarm clock out of reach of the bed so that I would have to get up to turn it off. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Female Body Breakthrough

Last week I read The Female Body Breakthrough: The Revolutionary Strength-Training Plan for Losing Fat and Getting the Body You Want by Rachel Cosgrove.  I read this book on my Kindle and this is the first time that I’ve really … Continue reading

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Turning Over a New Leaf: Morning Exercise

I am not a morning person.  At all.  I’m the person who stumbles into work with dark glasses, heads straight for the coffee pot, and really doesn’t wake up until about 10 AM. I’ve tried exercising in the morning, and … Continue reading

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I lost the mission

I have not posted here in nine months. Nine. Months. I got back on the diet and exercise bandwagon about a week ago, for reasons that I will explain in a later post. I wondered how long it had been … Continue reading

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Weigh-In Wednesday – Shrinking with the Sisterhood

My Pink sisters are down 4 1/2 pounds this week, with 3 of those pounds being mine. I’m pleased with my own results, obviously, especially after last week’s meager 1/2 pound loss. I’m usually fairly consistent – losing 1 to … Continue reading

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