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Old 02-27-2014, 10:36 AM   #1
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Thumbs up March Exercise Challenge

March into March with determination to meet our fitness goals.

Join us this month, and every month, in 2014 to track your exercise goals.

State your goal and track it throughout the month with this supportive group of fellow exercisers. We'll compile our workout goals into a list. As each goal is met during the month, it gets turned RED in celebration. Join us for a great month of fitness!

This thread is for fitness and exercise goals. For other weight loss goals, be sure to see our sister thread: March Weight Loss Challenge
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:48 AM   #2
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Goal is to exercise 3000 minutes.


01: None, still feeling sick
02: 3.3 mile walk 60 min; 60 min
03: Sick
04: Sick
05: Sick
06: 4.7 mile treadmill walk 60 min; weight lifting 45 min; swim 45 min; 210
07: 4.6 mile treadmill walk 60 min; 270
08: Weights 45 min, swim 45 min; 360
09: 4.2 mile walk 70 min; step aerobics 60 min; 490
10: 4.2 mile walk 70 min; 560
11: Nada
12: Nada
13: Nada
14: Nada
15: 3.3 mile walk 60 min; 620
16: 4.7 mile walk 60 min; weights 45 min; swim 45 min; 770
17: Ear Infection, nada
18: Ear Infection, nada
19: Ear Infection, nada
20: Ear Infection, nada
21: 4.7 mile treadmill walk 60 min; 830
22: 3.3 mile walk pup 60 min; weights 45 min; swim 45 min; 980
23: 4.7 mile treadmill walk 60 min; 3.3 mile pup walk 60 min; 1100
24: 3.3 mile pup walk 60 min; 1160 min
25: None -- at FCA
26: 4.7 mile treadmill walk 60 min, weights 45 min, swim 45 min; 1310 min
27: 3.3 mile pup walk 60 min; step aerobics 60 min; 1430
28: 4 mile treadmill walk 50 min; 1480
29: 4.7 mile treadmill walk 60 min, weights 45 min
30: 3.3 mile pup walk 60 min,
31: 3.3 mile pup walk 60 min
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Old 02-27-2014, 11:46 AM   #3
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March Exercise Goals: Treadmill - 15.00 miles; 16 days of Yoga

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Old 02-27-2014, 02:13 PM   #4
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Thanks for posting this, Joy! Just got cleared for more strenuous exercise, so I'm starting Couch to 5k. Goal for March: Finish the first four weeks of c25k.
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Old 02-27-2014, 06:06 PM   #5
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Goal is to walk 14km one day.
Bike 20km in one day.
Run/walk 5 km....maybe!

At least 500 minutes walking, 1000 meters elevation for the month.
At least 10km c25k or run/walk intervals each week in March.
Cycling each day. Conquer some hills.
Strength training - squats and wall pushups
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:32 PM   #6
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My March goal is to complete weeks 9-12 of Bob Greene's 12 week program
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Old 02-28-2014, 11:50 AM   #7
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Thanks Joy for puttin this on again !! I've sort-of toned down the workouts for the next couple months. No time for the double ups anymore.

March Goal
55 miles
13 workout videos
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Old 02-28-2014, 12:01 PM   #8
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I'm in too.
March goals
350 minutes exercise/week. Start with personnel trainer. 14500average steps day.
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Old 02-28-2014, 05:18 PM   #9
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Since March is longer than February, I'm going to increase my monthly goal from 1400 minutes to 1500 and see how I do.

March goal: 1500 minutes
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Old 02-28-2014, 05:35 PM   #10
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I'm going to be MIA for two weeks due to holidays but I'm in for the rest of the month. Due to being MIA, I'm going to set a smaller goal.

Good luck everyone!


March:

Goals:
  • 40 miles
  • 400 minutes in the gym


1: -
2: -
3: 2 miles (Total Miles: 2/40 miles)
4: 2 miles (Total Miles: 4/40 miles)
5: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 6.5/40 miles)
6: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 9/40 miles)
7: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 11.5/40 miles)
8: -
9: -
10: -
11: -
12: -
13: -
14: -
15: -
16: -
17: -
18: -
19: -
20: -
21: -
22: -
23: -
24: 2 miles (Total Miles: 13.5/40 miles)
25: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 16/40 miles)
26: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 18.5/40 miles)
27: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 21/40 miles)
28: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 23.5/40 miles)
29: -
30: -
31: 2.5 miles (Total Miles: 26/40 miles)



This month sucked! :/

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Old 03-01-2014, 01:25 AM   #11
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My March goal is 1800 minutes of exercise - again!

1: 25 minutes walking, 60 minutes power yoga 85/1800
2: 60 minutes walking 145/1800
3: 25 minutes walking, 65 minutes resistance, 15 minutes yoga/stretching 250/1800
4: 30 minutes walking, 20 minutes bicycling 300/1800
5: 30 minutes bicycling 330/1800
6: 30 minutes strength, 45 minutes walking, 10 minutes yoga/stretching 415/1800
7: 25 minutes walking 440/1800
8: 45 minutes biking 485/1800
9:
10: 25 minutes walking 510/1800
11: 25 minutes walking, 90 minutes strength, 10 minutes yoga/stretching 635/1800
12:
13: 45 minutes walking 680/1800
14: 45 minutes walking, 25 minutes biking 750/1800
15: 20 minutes walking, 55 minutes strength, 10 minutes yoga/stretching 835/1800
16:
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18: 20 minutes walking, 25 minutes strength circuit, 20 minutes yoga/stretching 900/1800
19:
20: 20 minutes walking 920/1800
21: 60 minutes yoga 980/1800
22: 30 minutes walking, 85 minutes strength, 15 minutes yoga/stretching 1110/1800
23: 60 minutes walking 1170/1800
24:
25:
26:
27: 35 minutes walking, 25 minutes strength, 30 minutes pilates, 15 minutes yoga/stretching 1275/1800
28: 50 minutes walking 1325/1800
29: 60 minutes strength, 25 minutes yoga/stretching 1410/1800
30: 45 minutes walking 1460/1800
31:
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Old 03-01-2014, 09:56 AM   #12
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March Exercise Goals: Treadmill - 15.00 miles; 16 days of Yoga

1. Treadmill - 1.20 miles

Treadmill Goal: 1.20 of 15.00 miles completed
Yoga Goal: 0 of 16 days completed
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Old 03-01-2014, 05:50 PM   #13
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Did my first c25k workout today. Went better than expected!

3/1: c25k w1d1 - 10 minute walking warmup, (60 second run / 90 second walk) x 8, 10 minute walking cooldown
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:17 PM   #14
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week 1 3/1-3/7 Goal 350 Actual 40min
3/1 C25K W9D3(30minrun,10minwarm/cool)3.17miles/15326 steps
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:57 PM   #15
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There's still time to join us and be on the initial list -- I'll compile it tomorrow!

1: 30 walk, 20 abs & stretch; 50/1500
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