Tag Archives: Treadmill

Exercise even if you don’t want to

Have you ever noticed that when you don’t want to exercise, that’s when you really need it the most? I came very close to blowing off my workout tonight.  Instead, I did day 3 of Couch to 5K, which was … Continue reading

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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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Weigh-In Wednesday – Go Team Pink!

It’s Weigh-in day at the sisterhood.  I lost 1/2 pound last week and my team is down 5 pounds so far, with one more team member still to report in.  Go Pink! I’m a little disappointed with my personal results.  … Continue reading

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Mango-Strawberry Smoothie

I didn’t have time for the sandwich and fruit that I had planned for lunch today.  I needed something I could whip together and eat in the car.  So, a smoothie. . . 1 cup milk 1/2 cup orange juice … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – W9D1

Short post today. I had a long day at work.  The kind of day where the old me would have come home and mixed up a martini.  The new me, however, did W9D1 of Couch to 5K, abs, yoga, and … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K – W8D3

I cannot believe that I’ve completed Week 8.  Only one week until graduation! I ran outside today, for the first time since I did the 5K a month ago.  I had been trying to run outside once a week, but … Continue reading

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Spinning is Evil. . .and other tales from the Mediterranean

I went on a Mediterranean cruise last week, which was fabulous and not as detrimental to my weight loss plan as I had feared.  One hears such amazing stories about the food on cruises (all true).   Apparently the average person … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K Week 6 Day 3

I am really liking this week.  D2 (which I didn’t have time to post about) was very good and D3 was awesome. Today was my first 25-minute run.  I won’t say it was a breeze, but it wasn’t hard.  If … Continue reading

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Do you know how fit you are?

I do. As the title of this blog indicates, I’m working on improving my fitness.  Intuitively I knew that I wasn’t fit, and now I have quantitative numbers to back that up (and to spur me on). Yesterday, I found … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K W5D3

The Run Yes, today was the big one.  The first 20-minute run.  And I did it! It really is all mental.  I went in with the knowledge that I would complete this run.  Failure was not an option.  I did … Continue reading

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