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Old 04-01-2008, 08:29 AM   #1
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I got the month capitalized this time! Post your goal and then update as you exercise. Bikini season's coming!!!

Goal: maintain marathon training schedule
Minutes: 2280

April 1 - 5 miles run, 2 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
2 - 6 miles run
3 - 6 miles run
4 - 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD, twice
5 - 13 miles run, 2 miles walked
6 - rest day
7 - 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD, twice
8 - 5 miles run, 2 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
9 - 7 miles run, 1 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
10 - 6 miles run, 2 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
11 - 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD, 5 miles run
12 - 10 miles run, 1 mile walked
13 - rest day
14 - 6 miles run
15 - rest
16 - rest
17 - 6 miles run
18 - rest
19 - 4 miles run
20 - 5 miles run
21 - rest
22 - rest
23 - 4 miles run, 1 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
24 - 4 miles run, 2 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD, 3.5 miles walked
25 - 4 miles run, 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
26 - 10 miles run, 2 miles walked
27 - 6 miles run
28 - 3 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD, twice
29 - 8 miles run, 1 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
30 - 7 miles run, 2 mile Walk Away the Pounds DVD
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:46 AM   #2
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Goals: 2000 minutes w/2/3 cardio; add weekly yoga class; more outdoor exercise
Minutes: 2485

April 1 - 1 hr walk outside!; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
2 - kitty care and no sleep kill motivation
3 - slug girl
4 - 60 minutes treadmill; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
5 - 75 minute walk; 60 minutes treadmill; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening
6 - 30 minutes treadmill; 15 minutes elliptical; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
7 - 30 minute walk; 60 minutes treadmill; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening
8 - 45 minutes treadmill; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
9 - 30 minute walk
10 - 30 minute bike ride; 30 minutes treadmill
11 - 60 minutes treadmill; 40 minutes elliptical; 20 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
12 - 60 minutes walking; 30 minutes cycling; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
13 - 60 minute walk; 60 minutes treadmill; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening
14 - 100 minutes treadmill; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening
15 - 45 minute walk
16 - 30 minutes walking; 45 minutes cycling; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
17 - 65 minutes walking; 30 minutes cycling; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening
18 - if only I could count gardening
19 - 3.25 hours walking
20 - 1 hour hikette,30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
21 - 60 minutes walking; 30 minutes cycling
22 - 90 minutes walking
23 - 30 minutes walking; 45 minutes cycling; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
24 - shopped until I dropped
25 - 1.5 hours yoga, 45 minute walk
26 - 30 minutes walking; 30 minutes cycling; 15 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
27 - 2 hour bird walk (counting as 1 hr), 1 hour elliptical, 15 minutes stretch/ab exercises
28 - 1 hour elliptical
29 - 30 minutes treadmill; 30 minutes elliptical; 30 minutes stretching/strengthening w/weights
30 - 30 minutes elliptical
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:45 AM   #3
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Goal 375 minutes
Done so far 877

April 1 -
2 - 31 minutes on stair machine + 30 minute B L video
3 - 30 minute B L workout video
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5 - 30 minute walk
6 - 29 minute bridges walk
7 - 30 minute treadmil + 30 minute B L video
8 - 30 minute treadmil
9 - 31 minutes treadmil + 30 minute B L workout video
10 - 31 minutes on treadmil + 30 minute BL video
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12 - 53 minutes 3FC 5K
13 - 30 minutes treadmil
14 - 31 minutes on treadmil + 30 minute BL video
15 - 31 minutes treadmil
16 - 30 minute BL video
17 - 29 minutes treadmil
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19 - 15 minute jog on treadmil + 32 minute video
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21 - 30 minutes on treadmil + 35 minute tae bo video
22 - 20 minute walk outside
23 - 35 minute tae bo video
24 - 20 minute walk outside
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26 - 30 minute workout on the beach
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28 - 32 minute BL video
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30 - 32 minute BL video
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:45 AM   #4
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Goal: Just to get my butt moving at least half the days. Sad goal, but one I need to actually aspire to.


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Old 04-01-2008, 11:11 AM   #5
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I actually met and exceeded my March goal , so I am going to up it for this month. Think I'll also add a goal of not more than one day per week with no exercise (4 days total for the month). After all, one-piece super coverage and control bathing suit season is coming!

Goal: 1200 minutes
Done so far: 1725

April 1 - 35 minutes walking, 30 minute exercise DVD, no fooling!
2 - 40 minutes walking, 40 minutes WATP
3 - 20 minutes walking
4 - 40 minutes walking, 40 minutes WATP
5 - Day off #1 (lots of cleaning, but not countable)
6 - 45 minutes swimming
7 - 40 minutes walking, 30 minutes WATP
8 - 45 minutes walking
9 - 40 minutes walking, 40 minutes WATP
10 - 40 minutes walking
11 - 40 minutes walking
12 - 30 minutes Yoga
13 - 60 minutes WATP
14 - 40 minutes walking
15 - 40 minutes walking, 60 minutes WATP
16 - 40 minutes walking
17 - 80 minutes walking
18 - 40 minutes walking, 30 minutes WATP
19 - Day #2 off
20 - 45 minutes swimming
21 - Day #3 off, ruh-roh, only one left
22 - 40 minutes walking, 60 minutes WATP
23 - 100 minutes walking - MINUTES GOAL ACHIEVED!
24 - 40 minutes walking, 30 minutes WATP
25 - 75 minutes walking
26 - oodles of walking all day at the amusement park - maybe count as 2 hours?
27 - 30 minutes yoga
28 - 20 minutes walking, 60 minutes WATP
29 - 20 minutes walking
30 - 100 minutes walking
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:08 PM   #6
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Goal: 1000 minutes
Minutes so far: 1200
April
1-55 min treadmill
2-70 min treadmill
3-60 min treadmill
4-75 min treadmill
5-20 min walking Bogart puppy--actually him dragging me, more of an upper body workout!
6-20 min walking outside with DH
7-60 min treadmill
8-day off due to migraine
9-working 12 hours
10-60 min treadmill
11-15 min walking & playing w/puppy at the dog park
12-20 min puppy walk/play/doggie class
13-15 min walk w/DH
14-65 min treadmill
15-working 12 hours
16-60 min treadmill
17-65 min treadmill
18-15 min walking
19-To the District w/DH, DD & her BF-monument walk & Smithsonians=~6+ hours of walking (11 miles), but I will count the aerobic steps only= 180 min
20-March of Dimes, March for Babies walk-very shortened due to drenching rains w/thunder & lightening (was a 4.2 mile walk, down to less than a mile)=15 min
21-working 12 hours
22-100 min treadmill
23-70 min treadmill
24-10 min Bogart puppy walk/human dragging + 20 min treadmill
25-day off
26-day off due to migraine
27-working 12 hours
28-50 min treadmill
29-20 min walking
30-60 min treadmill

I will stick with a goal of 1000 mins until I reach that goal. Still primarily treadmill for me until we get moved the end of May.
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:19 PM   #7
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Goal: 1200 minutes
Minutes: 1086 minutes Total

April 1 - 30 minutes Walk
2 - 30 minutes Walk
3 - 30 minutes Walk/ 30 minutes Walk
4 - 30 minutes Cardio
5 - 60 minutes Walk
6 - 30 minutes Walk
7 - 0
8 - 0
9 - 35 minutes Sculpting/ 30 minutes Walk
10 - 30 minutes Walk
11 - 30 minutes Walk
12 - 0 minutes
13 - 30 minutes Walk
14 - 60 minutes Walk
15 - 60 minutes Walk
16 - 51 minutes Turbo Cardio Mix 3
17 - 30 minutes Cardio
18 - 30 minutes Walk
19 - 60 minutes Walk
20 - 60 minutes Walk
21 - 20 minutes Weights/ 20 minutes Walk
22 - 20 minutes Turbo Cardio
23 - 20 minutes Cardio
24 - 30 minutes Walk
25 - 20 minutes Turbo Cardio
26 - 60 minutes Walk
27 - 30 minutes Walk
28 - 30 minutes Weights/Sculpting
29 - 30 minutes Walk
30- 60 minutes Walk
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:29 PM   #8
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Goal: 600 minutes, This is my first time doing the excercise challenge!
Total: 145 min.
April 1 - Lazy day at the hockey game!
2 - 10 min bike, 25 min treadmill
3 - 35 min treadmill
4 - 15 min walk
5 - 60 min treadmill
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:42 PM   #9
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My goal is 1500 mins
April 1 - 40 min walk @work
2 - 15 min tae bo dvd---40 min walk @ work
3 - 40 min tae bo dvd!! --40 min walk @work
4 -40 min walk @work
5 - rest
6 - rest
7 - 40 min walk @work
8 -40 min walk @work
9 -40 min walk @work
10 -40 min walk @work
11 -40 min walk @work
12 - rest
13 -rest
14 - 40 min walk @work
15 -40 min walk @work
16 -40 min walk @work
17 -40 min walk @work
18 -40 min walk @work
19 - rest
20 -rest
21 - 40 min walk @work
22 -40 min walk @work
23 -40 min walk @work
24 -40 min walk @work
25 -40 min walk @work
26 - rest
27 -rest
28 -sick
29 - 30 min treadmill @ Y
30 - 40 min walk @work 30 min swimming laps @ Y
Total 915 mins

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Old 04-02-2008, 04:24 PM   #10
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Goal: 1000 minutes
Minutes so far: 463 minutes

April 1 -
2 - 45 minutes gauntlet/strength training
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7 - 40 minutes Firm Hi-Def Sculpt DVD
8 - 45 minutes Firm Cardio Party DVD
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10 - 25 minutes Firm Hi-Def Sculpt Express DVD w/light weights
11 - 45 minutes Firm Cardio Party DVD
12 - 25 minutes Firm Hard Core Fusion Express DVD
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27 - 15 minute WATP DVD - 1 mile
28 - 45 minute Firm Hi-Def Sculpt DVD
29 - 40 minute Firm Cardio Party DVD
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Old 04-03-2008, 09:11 AM   #11
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Goal: 1000 minutes
Minutes so far: 1250

April 1 -
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3 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes legs/stretching: 143.2 pounds
4 -30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes abs/stretching: 139.6 pounds
5 - 40 minutes brisk walking
140

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7 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes butt/stretching: 138.6 pounds
8 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes arms/stretching
9 - 20 minutes cardio/legs, 20 minutes yoga
10 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes abs/stretching: 139.4 pounds
11 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes arms/stretching: 139.4 pounds
12 - 30 minutes elliptical, 30 minutes ab/legs: 137.6 pounds
290

13 - 15 minutes yoga
14 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes arms/abs/stretching: 139.6 pounds
15 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes thighs/stretching: 138.0 pounds
16 - 40 minutes abs/arms/cardio/yoga
17 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 yoga: 138.3 pounds
18 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 back/abs/stretching: 137.4 pounds
19 - 30 minute brisk walk, 20 minutes gardening
305

20 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 butt/stretching: 140.0 pounds
21 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 abs/arms/stretching: 137.4 pounds
22 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 butt/stretching: 139.2 pounds
23 - 40 minutes abs/arms/cardio/yoga
24 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 yoga
25 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 thighs
26 - 35 minute walk - met goal
325

27 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 yoga
28 - 40 minutes abs/cardio/yoga
29 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 arms
30 - 30 minutes elliptical, 20 minutes butt/stretching: 142.1 pounds
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Old 04-03-2008, 10:29 PM   #12
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I'm with Fluffy My Goal is just to get off my BUTT
Total 152 minutes!!
April 1 -
2 - PT: Stretching and 6 min Bike
3 -45 Min WATP
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Old 04-04-2008, 10:53 AM   #13
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April 1 - Gilad's Step and Tone with weights. (40 min.)
2 - 30 minutes on elliptical. (30 min.)
3 - Gilad's Step and Tone with weights (40 min.)
4 - One hour on elliptical (60 min.)
5 - One Hour on elliptical (60 min.)
6 - 30 min. elliptical and Denise Austin's Sizzler tape (45 min.) + 10 more elliptical min. (85 min.)
7 - 35 min. elliptical and Gilad's 45/Strength tape (80 min.) AND 15 min.elliptical at night 410 so far
8 - 30 min. elliptical and Karen Voigt aerobic/strength tape (60 min) = 90 min.
9 - 35 min. elliptical and Denise Austin's Sizzler tape (45 min) = 80 min.
10 - 30 min. elliptical = 30 min.
11 - no exercise
12 - 30 min. elliptical
13 - no exercise
14 - 30 min. elliptical
15 - 30 min. elliptical
16 - 30 min. elliptical and Keli Roberts step tape, 30 min. = 60 min.
17 - 30 min. elliptical and half of Gilad's 45/45 = 50 min.
18 - 17 min. elliptical and Karen Voigt tape = 77 min.
19 - No exercise
20 - 50 min. elliptical
21 - 30 min. elliptical and Kelli R. tape with weights, = 60 min. 997 so far
22 - 40 min. elliptical
23 - 45 min. elliptical and Gilad's Abs only tape = 60 min.
24 - 35 min. elliptical and Denise Austin Sizzler tape = 80 min.
25 - 60 min. hard and dusty outdoor raking; carrying gallons of water for plants
26 - no exercise (rode motorcycle for 300 miles )
27 - no exercise
28 - 35 min. elliptical and Gilads 45/45 tape = 75 min. 1312
29 - Karen Voigt tape (abbreviated) 40 min. + 30 min. elliptical 1382
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Old 04-05-2008, 08:22 PM   #14
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I will have to try to reach goal this month! I'll set it for 1300 this time...
Minutes so far - 135
1- Working 12 hours
2- Working 12 hours
3- Pilates for 60 minutes
4- 30 minute walk with the new puppy
5- 45 minute hike
6- Dealing with sick puppy, no time for gym
7- No time for gym today either...
8- Working for 12 hours
9- Working for 12 hours
10-Working the night shift 12 hours
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Old 04-06-2008, 01:58 PM   #15
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I just want to exercise much more than I did in march, no specific amount of minutes!

April
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6 - Walked my dog 1 mile
7 - Elliptical 2.5 miles
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