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Forum: Exercise
05-17-2011, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Ratsmouth

It's cold, it's wet, it's overcast, it's...

It's cold, it's wet, it's overcast, it's miserable. The treadmill is still sick. I'm sticking to my eating plan but haven't walked in a few days, and I'm grumpy. And now more rain is predicted....
Forum: Exercise
05-15-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

It's rainy and COLD here. I went with a couple...

It's rainy and COLD here. I went with a couple of friends to view a series of waterfalls that are open to the public for only a couple of weekends a year, and because of the rain (apparently), they...
Forum: Exercise
05-12-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

[QUOTE=RunbikeSki;46196]How do you play tag with...

[QUOTE=RunbikeSki;46196]How do you play tag with a donkey???
In any event sounds like a pleasantly productive day. It's great that you have found an exercise buddy. That can make such a difference...
Forum: Exercise
05-11-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Spent an hour planting strawberries, moving peat...

Spent an hour planting strawberries, moving peat moss and potting soil, and another half hour playing tag with the donkeys. Nothing very stressful, but I worked up a sweat. Had a long talk with my...
Forum: Exercise
05-10-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Go, Michael! I admit that I did not exercise...

Go, Michael! I admit that I did not exercise today. I miss my treadmill!!!! Sort of a stressful day because I dropped my MasterCard on the street and had to cancel it and request a new one. ...
Forum: Exercise
05-08-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Yesterday, I took the dog for a walk and watched...

Yesterday, I took the dog for a walk and watched some college kids rock climbing. If I were 20, I'd be doing the same thing. I think it's great that women are showing so much interest in active...
Forum: Exercise
05-05-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

I think I killed my treadmill from overwork. It...

I think I killed my treadmill from overwork. It runs okay, but won't run with me walking on it. Dunno what I did to it. LOL! Anyway, I did my 3 miles outside on the local hiking trail and got some...
Forum: Exercise
05-03-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Yo, Michael! If you want some purposeful...

Yo, Michael! If you want some purposeful exercise, I have about five acres that need to be cleared for pasture. LOL! Seriously, good going.

I did my 3 miles this afternoon, after getting up and...
Forum: Exercise
04-30-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Haven't been able to log in my stuff on the FD...

Haven't been able to log in my stuff on the FD site for a couple of days because the computer was in the shop, getting a new battery and routine cleaning, but I stuck with my usual eating/exercise...
Forum: Exercise
04-24-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

B-b-b-but Mike...YOUR end of the Appalachian...

B-b-b-but Mike...YOUR end of the Appalachian Trail (Hundred Mile Wilderness and Katahdin) is some of the most difficult, with or without the black flies. The main thing is that before this is over,...
Forum: Exercise
04-23-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Yesterday took the dog for a long walk, which he...

Yesterday took the dog for a long walk, which he and I both enjoyed. Today did 2.75 miles on the treadmill, ending up at a 4.5% incline, pulse around 117. I think I'm going to start adding my...
Forum: Exercise
04-20-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Hey, Zoe! Everybody has to start somewhere, and...

Hey, Zoe! Everybody has to start somewhere, and it really doesn't take long to get back in shape. I'm an old bat, 63 years on this earth, and three months ago, I couldn't walk up the slope of my...
Forum: Exercise
04-19-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

I'm having a "zero day" to take care of my split...

I'm having a "zero day" to take care of my split heel (again), but tomorrow promises to be a busy day. I'm down two more lb. this week. Nice to see the weight goal graph angling down consistently!
Forum: Exercise
04-16-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Decided to replace my treadmill walk with a long...

Decided to replace my treadmill walk with a long exploratory walk to an abandoned cemetery or three. With a friend, walked about half a mile from the road to the cemetery, then climbed over blowdown...
Forum: Exercise
04-12-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Gave my knees a rest yesterday, after hiking...

Gave my knees a rest yesterday, after hiking uphill the day before. Today I was back on the treadmill: 2.5 miles (2% incline for the first mile, 2.5% for the second, and 3% for the last half mile). ...
Forum: Exercise
04-10-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Michael, now that I'm retired, I hope to do a LOT...

Michael, now that I'm retired, I hope to do a LOT more sightseeing in New England. I was born in Connecticut and have yet to visit Maine. (No lobster will be safe.) Today's hike was GREAT. Got to...
Forum: Exercise
04-09-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Did my usual 2.5 miles this morning on the...

Did my usual 2.5 miles this morning on the treadmill, but since my pulse rate has dropped at the end, I increased the elevation a little, from 1.5% to 3% grade. STILL didn't get my pulse rate up by...
Forum: Exercise
04-04-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Other than taking my dog back to the vet to have...

Other than taking my dog back to the vet to have her stitches out, didn't get my exercise in today. I did walk yesterday. Have a split heel that's giving me some problems, so this morning I soaked...
Forum: Exercise
04-01-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Had a split heel yesterday, and I actually gave...

Had a split heel yesterday, and I actually gave myself a day off to take care of it, but this morning I decided that walking on it wasn't going to make it any worse, so I did my 2.5 miles. Hate...
Forum: Exercise
03-30-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Didn't get my usual time on the treadmill this...

Didn't get my usual time on the treadmill this morning, which usually throws me off for the rest of the day, but after getting groceries I was coming home across the walking trail and said, "Oh, what...
Forum: Exercise
03-25-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Had to take one of the dogs to the vet this...

Had to take one of the dogs to the vet this morning for maintenance, and that threw me off my usual treadmill schedule, so I took the other dog into town with me and took him for a fast walk. It was...
Forum: Exercise
03-20-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Hi, Sobig! All I can say is "ATTA GIRL!!!!!!"...

Hi, Sobig! All I can say is "ATTA GIRL!!!!!!" People like you are why I posted about my miniscule exercise program. You DO have to start somewhere, and this is one of those areas where every little...
Forum: Exercise
03-20-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Compared to what some others are doing here, my...

Compared to what some others are doing here, my exercise "achievements" don't look like much, BUT...I have gone from a completely sedentary 62 year old to a 63 year old walking 2.5 miles every...
Forum: Exercise
03-14-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Boy, this morning I did NOT want to exercise! ...

Boy, this morning I did NOT want to exercise! Had a restless night and lots of dreams, so I woke up sort of draggy. HOWEVER...knowing that I always feel good after I get the exercise in, I got...
Forum: Exercise
03-13-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 352,261
Posted By Ratsmouth

Great job, Michael!!! I can identify with...

Great job, Michael!!! I can identify with "killer hills". Went out on a road walk with a friend the other day, and I'm fine on the flat, but throw a little incline in front of me and I really start...
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