Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Running

I have set a fitness goal -- my first in years.


I have decided that by the end of this week I will be able to run a 1/2 mile without stopping and that by January 31st I will be able to go a mile.


Why?

The impetus is that I have decided to participate in a physically demanding weekend-long activity. I figure I should be in shape. Well, as far as I can get to that point between then and now.


So I'll run slightly further each day: made it two and a half blocks today! I'll do a little weight training, too. Hopefully, I'll be more fit and that will motivate me to get even more fit and so on. Then I'll have more energy, get more done, feel better generally.


How about you?


Have you tried any new fitness regimens lately?


 Or made a goal that you're working on step by step?

8 comments:

  1. I am doing some strength training in the morning - and spending 20 minutes on the Xbox Kinect dancing to Dance Central for some aerobic training. I know that consistency is key! Best of luck as you continue your fitness journey . . . I see a marathon (or 1/2 marathon or 5 K or 1 mile) in your future!

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    1. All success with your fitness program! Dancing sounds like fun.

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  2. Part of my resolution began back in December when I joined CrossFit. I love the environment and the training. Best of luck on your goal. I know you will achieve it.
    I am building up to run back to back 1/2 and Full marathon in one weekend. :)

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    1. That's a big goal! Hope it goes well!

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  3. My goal has been to increase my walk time and also I have changed my diet. Found a great app for my iPhone - called Ultimate Value Diary. It tracks points similar to Weight Watchers. My shift began before the new year because I leave for India next week and want to be more fit!

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    1. Good goals. Have a marvelous trip to India. I have been there and it is am amazing place - but being fit before you go is a good idea!

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  4. I'll be training for the Avon Walk again this year. I keep putting off my "start date" though.

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    1. You'll get there, Heather! You amaze me doing that.

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