Fitness Checkin

Discussion in 'Sports and Fitness' started by kimc, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. RoJoHen

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    What's this? I had another day off with gorgeous weather? I hope this is the start of a trend. Too bad I don't have another day off for 7 days.

    Anyway, I biked again today for about 45 minutes. I think next time I am going to reverse my route so that I START biking into in the wind. Then when I turn around, the return journey will make me feel less like I want to die.

    I can't believe how out of shape my legs are.
     
  2. TJinLOCA

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    That sounds like a good plan! I like to arrange my runs so that I finish with the downhill part, as well ... it's much more motivating.

    I ran my usual 3.25 mile route yesterday. Today it's weights at the gym.
     
  3. TJinLOCA

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    Day 4 of nasty cold. Eeehhhhhggg. No exercise for me. :(
     
  4. Angry Angel

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    ^I hate that! It screwed up my last effort to start running again.
     
  5. RoJoHen

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    I have today and tomorrow off (after working 6 days in a row), and of course, it's raining! Booooooo!
     
  6. RoJoHen

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    I had a couple drinks tonight, which prevented me from going to the gym. It's probably a good thing. I had some really good workouts the last 3 days, and it's probably best that I take tonight off and rest.
     
  7. RAMA

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    My elbow is hurting again. I guess I must drag myself to the doc after all...
     
  8. TJinLOCA

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    I'm on my third day of antibiotics for the respiratory & ear infection I picked up. Still sniffly. :(

    I can't wait to be recovered and get back to exercising.
     
  9. Angry Angel

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    Started running again yesterday, and the weather was so brilliant that I took another lap this morning. Gonna take a day off tomorrow and continue on Monday again.
     
  10. archeryguy1701

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    Yesterday, I went for my first run in nearly two weeks, and in classic, moronic archeryguy form, I decide to run a 25km race. The Pilot Hill 25k is a trail race that is an out and back course that climbs and then descends 1500ft, most of it coming in a short stretch. I ended up putting in 4 hours and 15 minutes, and was in pretty rough shape yesterday afternoon.
     
  11. RAMA

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  12. TJinLOCA

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    Finished up my week of antibiotics, and am feeling much better. Now I have no excuse not to get back to the gym! ...tomorrow. ;)
     
  13. doubleohfive

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    I've been getting a lot of jogging done these days. Now that its warmer in the evenings, I go on long bouts around the neighborhood. I feel great afterward, I just haven't gotten in to the habit of doing it on a regular basis. Oh well.
     
  14. RoJoHen

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    RAMA, your gym looks kind of awesome. Mine is definitely lacking some equipment.
     
  15. RAMA

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    Its def old school. Hardcore gym. My partner and I are actually prob going to join a new one that's larger and renovated tomorrow.

    RAMA
     
  16. RoJoHen

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    Unfortunately, I chose convenience (open 24-hours) for my gym over overall quality. It's all right, but I wish it was bigger. I have to improvise a lot of workouts.
     
  17. RoJoHen

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    After about 2 weeks of mediocre to crappy workouts and rainy weather on my days off, I finally had a day with lots of sunshine and no job! I went for a 10-mile bike ride along the Mississippi. My plan to bike according to the wind completely failed because halfway through my ride, the wind randomly started blowing in the opposite direction! :lol:

    It was tiring.

    Then I took a nap, played The Sims 3 for 5 hours longer than I had intended (whoops), and went to the gym to lift.

    I typed up a spreadsheet with a new routine on it that I am going to start taking with me. I made so much progress when I did that about 2 years ago, but then I just kinda stopped. It helps to see what you lifted the week before so you can set a real, material goal instead of just guessing.

    Also, my personal trainer exam is 6 days away! :eek:
     
  18. Tim

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    Well, I got roped into managing our department's slow-pitch softball team and we had our first game today. It was a bit rough, but I'm sure we'll be better next time. I went 1-4 and ended a probably-too-late rally with a boneheaded base-running mistake. Ugh.
     
  19. Tim

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    Well, we lost again today, but our lineup is doing a better job stringing together hits and I'm feeling more comfortable managing. Some of our better players will be back in about a week, so things should pick up them. I only batted once before taking myself out so that I could focus on managing, going 1-1 and pushing my average to .400.
     
  20. TJinLOCA

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    Good job, Tim. I miss playing softball. I haven't played on a team since we lived in New Mexico, 12 years ago. :( I haven't found any compatible adult leagues around here.

    Well, the first round of antibiotics didn't do it ... I had a follow-on infection that required two different medications to get rid of. I'm almost through with the second round of antibiotics and I'm finally feeling OK enough that I made it back to the gym today. I didn't do too badly for having all that time off, actually. I feel good about getting back into some serious shape, now!