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  • IndigoWestIndigoWest Posts: 118Member Member Posts: 118Member Member
    IndigoWest wrote: »
    @CentaurusSoter
    Looks like you have set out a great goal...awesome 💪👌👏👏

    I am biking back to the first place I saw the Pacific Ocean. Pretty awesome memories of that place, living on the other side of the country, and so on.

    Plus, this has the added benefit of being just long enough that I can finish it a lot earlier than 365 days. I can also trick myself into biking more often by telling myself it's *only* 10 miles or more a night. Little stuff adds up and the stupid brain doesn't get as exhausted doing little things.

    Nostalgia and exercise paired must be a great way to wire the brain to want more, right? I love what you are doing!

    And I most definitely relate to brain trickery as I consistently plan big goals - too big and my brain gets frustrated like "we are doing what?, no, not possible!". So my only way through is to breakdown challenges into mini goals, which I love in a get freaky about organising kinda way (don't judge me people LOL).

    I keep a MiGoals diary too so I can schedule it all in, measure outcomes and physically cross of achievements.
    I also reward myself regularly (not food), just nice things that make me feel good.

    At the end of accomplishing big goals my brain is in shock and awe and the endorphins kick in.

    Rinse and repeat, because it works.

  • IndigoWestIndigoWest Posts: 118Member Member Posts: 118Member Member
    Rowing - 30 minutes (first time and it felt like I could die, so a good choice)
    1 hour weights - Legs and chest
    Walking my dog - uphill/downhill combos
  • tirowow12385tirowow12385 Posts: 654Member Member Posts: 654Member Member
    Leg day, 35 minute elliptical with a 140 he average, leg day again just because I didn't quite feel the pump earlier, also had 20k steps prior to going to the gym because I was not stuck behind the computer doing desk work. Bring on rest day!
  • firef1y72firef1y72 Posts: 1,217Member Member Posts: 1,217Member Member
    3.1 mile run to bootcamp
    1hr bootcamp
  • gradchica27gradchica27 Posts: 495Member Member Posts: 495Member Member
    Strong Curves 2B + back, 25 min arc trainer. Climbing this afternoon.
  • JustSomeEmJustSomeEm Posts: 16,177Member, MFP Moderator, Greeter, Premium MFP Moderator Posts: 16,177Member, MFP Moderator, Greeter, Premium MFP Moderator
    1 mile run, 2 mile walk. Working through some hip issues, dagnabbit.
  • tirowow12385tirowow12385 Posts: 654Member Member Posts: 654Member Member
    Gonna try and walk 30k steps, haven't done it since last year.
  • aokoyeaokoye Posts: 2,089Member Member Posts: 2,089Member Member
    Had I remembered that my phone's charger was unplugged and plugged it in last night I would have gone rowing. Instead I'm having a rest day.

    I'm not pleased but I'm sure my body is rejoicing. Rest day it is.
    edited January 5
  • Ed_ZillaEd_Zilla Posts: 207Member Member Posts: 207Member Member
    1 mile swim.
    Splits of 23 and 26 minutes per half mile.
    Managed 1/3 freestyle, the rest was side stroke.
    Hoping for 50% freestyle next swim.
  • CentaurusSoterCentaurusSoter Posts: 354Member, Premium Member Posts: 354Member, Premium Member
    10 miles / 31:33 / 308 calories
    Biking tonight wasn’t on the plan.. tomorrow is a rest day for sure.
  • tirowow12385tirowow12385 Posts: 654Member Member Posts: 654Member Member
    Logged 40k steps in app, 30k at work and 2k walking a mile to my jogging route, 5k steps jogging a 5k and 2k back to home. Night is young and I need to charge.my phone so I may or may not hit 50k.
  • H2OisGoodH2OisGood Posts: 12Member Member Posts: 12Member Member
    Today I’ll be on the Elliptical for 53 Minutes on Level 11, then 4 Sets 10 Reps on the Calf, Abs, Abductor and Adductor Machines. Later I’ll take My 2 Dogs Walking.
  • firef1y72firef1y72 Posts: 1,217Member Member Posts: 1,217Member Member
    14 mile easy marathon training run. Furthest I've run since Brighton marathon last year and the fact it was over the 13.1 was creating a bit of a mental block so it felt good to smash through and now I'm looking forward to next week's 15.
  • LWlazerLWlazer Posts: 11Member Member Posts: 11Member Member
    Went from the bed to the breakfast table then to my couch. Haven’t moved yet and it’s time fro make lunch. I did run 11 mies yesterday and plan to play tennis tomorrow so this is just a lazy rainy day.
  • CowboySarCowboySar Posts: 404Member Member Posts: 404Member Member
    Its been a struggle the last 10 days due to a cold and dental issues. Today as first day back
    Flat DB press
    Incline DB press
    High Incline smith press
    Vbar pushdowns
    OH tricep extensions
    Shrugs
    Stand calf raises.

    Tomorrow and Tuesday will be off days as getting more teeth pulled. After that I should be back to normal I hope.
  • yirarayirara Posts: 3,927Member Member Posts: 3,927Member Member
    Jumped on racing bike and cycled to newly published geocache 10 minutes away, found I wasn't the first to find, cycled back home. Fell back onto sofa.

    Oh, and did 40 minutes of bodyweight exercises. First half was kind of dynamic, like go into lunge, use same movement to go back and into again. Second half more 'normal' bodyweight exercises, all with various high knees for the sake of it. Stupidity of the day: Backlunge, come out, high knee, knee hits ellbow, fits hits chin. Ouch.
  • pierinifitnesspierinifitness Posts: 1,836Member, Premium Member Posts: 1,836Member, Premium Member
    Burpees x 5 every minute on the minute - completed 20 rounds in 19:25 - average HR = 153 bpm (85 percent) maximum HR = 169 bpm (94 percent) - total 226 calories.

    Planned on doing 30 rounds but my "eyes were bigger than my stomach." Something is better than nothing.
  • ajwcyclist2016ajwcyclist2016 Posts: 161Member Member Posts: 161Member Member
    A 4.5 hours cycle 80 miles first 2 hours zone2 then 4 blocks of 25 minutes zone 3 low cadence strength work
  • JessAndreiaJessAndreia Posts: 265Member Member Posts: 265Member Member
    Squats 4 sets 6 reps
    Lunges 3 sets 8 reps
    Leg curl 3 sets 10 reps
    Calf raises 4 sets 12 reps
    Cable crunch 4 sets 10 reps
  • lalalacroixlalalacroix Posts: 640Member Member Posts: 640Member Member
    Hiked up a mountain. Above alpine, winds blowing probably over 50 mph. Very strenuous. Happy to enjoy some wine while laying in bed.
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