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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

I used to choose "Weight Loss" on the treadmill at the gym, thinking I was being especially virtuous. Turns out "Weight Loss" is intended for long workouts at low intensity---just the opposite of what I thought I was getting! If you want a good challenging workout, choose "Cardio," which gives you incline along with your speed. Now I know!
In any case, I'm not complaining. I thought I'd be at jury duty all day today, but it was postponed again. Now I may have to come in on Friday, but at least I'm off the hook for tomorrow.
Woo hoo! As a little "celebration" for not having to go in today and because I wasn't sure if I would be called for tomorrow, I went to aerobics class and then went straight to the treadmill and ran as hard as I could (not all that hard, mind you, but still!) for 15 minutes. Yowser! My Spark Peeps were my inspiration so THANK YOU!!!
Day 237!
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  • no profile photo CD6646698
    Your streaks inspire me. I started at 10 minute streak on Sunday :).
    3578 days ago
    Sounds like the jury duty is going well. lol Lucky me, I've never been called!
    3578 days ago
    Congratulations on continuing your streak! Good luck tomorrow.
    3579 days ago
  • ROXIT22222
    Good job! Yes that 'weight loss' setting can be miss leading some times. Glad your able to get some work out in this week after all.
    3579 days ago
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