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Forum: Exercise
01-01-2012, 09:26 PM
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Posted By mecompco

It was almost 45 here in Maine today, and...

It was almost 45 here in Maine today, and practically no snow--great for January! So, I spent the day working outside trying to finish my generator/tool shed.

I will NOT be quitting my day job...
Forum: Exercise
09-28-2011, 05:53 PM
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Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Well, I don't like to rush around in the morning....

Well, I don't like to rush around in the morning. By the time I've finished in the bathroom, cooked breakfast, packed our lunches, done the dishes, made and drank the coffee, checked in here, checked...
Forum: Exercise
09-28-2011, 12:35 PM
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Posted By mecompco

Trying something new, getting up at 3:30 instead...

Trying something new, getting up at 3:30 instead of 3:45 to do 15 minutes on Wii Fit. Got about 10 minutes in this morning. Plan to make this a daily habit, but we'll see.

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
07-24-2011, 12:29 PM
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Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Shoveled about 5 yards of gravel in the 93 degree...

Shoveled about 5 yards of gravel in the 93 degree heat for four hours yesterday--I think that constitutes exercise. :D

Got another couple of yards left in the pile to take care of today.
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Forum: Exercise
06-12-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

The 5K went well today, except that I took a...

The 5K went well today, except that I took a wrong turn and ended up walking 4.2 miles in slightly over an hour. The knee was good until coming down the steep hill near the end--I think I'd rather go...
Forum: Exercise
06-08-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Ha ha--I think I actually did the damage while...

Ha ha--I think I actually did the damage while lawn mowing--due to various circumstances the grass (hay) was around two feet high--it took a good solid three hours to do my little patch of lawn...
Forum: Exercise
06-08-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Looks like I won't be running for a while. Did...

Looks like I won't be running for a while. Did something to my knee this weekend and it's not feeling good. I have been walking a little--don't want to aggravate it.

I am committed to filling in...
Forum: Exercise
06-01-2011, 05:37 PM
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Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Just got back from my two miles--I don't much...

Just got back from my two miles--I don't much care for the 88% humidity--sitting here trying not to drip on my keyboard too much :eek: even with my fan on and the AC cranked.

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
05-27-2011, 01:18 AM
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Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Another good jog today. It was about 70 out and...

Another good jog today. It was about 70 out and sunny for a change and boy did I sweat--that's GOTTA burn some cals. I sit and drip for almost a half hour after I'm done :eek:.

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
05-25-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

The jog went well yesterday--don't know why some...

The jog went well yesterday--don't know why some day are better than others? It's beautiful here today, for a change. I also walked to the PO yesterday afternoon at a more moderate pace--I'd say its...
Forum: Exercise
05-20-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Thanks, Abby. Of course, it's raining here in...

Thanks, Abby. Of course, it's raining here in Maine again--at least I brought the waterproof jacket today. My "waterproof" shoes weren't quite dry this morning so I've got alternate "not waterproof...
Forum: Exercise
05-19-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Turns out my decision not to wear the Goretex...

Turns out my decision not to wear the Goretex jacket this morning was a poor one. Jogged two miles in the pouring rain in my nylon windbreaker. It kept me dry for, perhaps, three minutes. Here it is...
Forum: Exercise
05-18-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

The forecast here is showers today, showers...

The forecast here is showers today, showers tomorrow, cloudy Friday, showers Saturday and mostly cloudy Sunday--sigh! I hope this trend does not continue all summer.

Anyway, rain or not I'll be...
Forum: Exercise
05-17-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Ha ha--I don't know as the rain here will ever...

Ha ha--I don't know as the rain here will ever end, either--it's supposed to last the rest of the week. I jogged my two miles yesterday and today anyway. I really don't mind jogging in the rain.
...
Forum: Exercise
05-12-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

I've gotta get my clubs out. I've really only...

I've gotta get my clubs out. I've really only played a couple of times but I'd like to get back into it. I'm lucky to get two or three fairly straight drives out of a bucket of balls, however. It is...
Forum: Exercise
05-10-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Did my two mile jog as ususal. I'm trying to up...

Did my two mile jog as ususal. I'm trying to up my speed a bit before I add more distance. I took a good minute off today. I invested three bucks in a headband as I sweat a LOT and have lost time...
Forum: Exercise
05-03-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Did my two miles as usual at lunch time. ...

Did my two miles as usual at lunch time.

Also, I have decided to dig up a portion of my lawn to make a parking space. I did in front of the steps Sunday and it was a great workout. For some...
Forum: Exercise
04-29-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Another (almost) two mile jog today--I'm going to...

Another (almost) two mile jog today--I'm going to have to start bringing an extra shirt to work I sweat so much now that it's not 20 below 0 :eek:.

I've been back in the AC w/my fan on high now...
Forum: Exercise
04-27-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Did my usual 2 miles at lunch time--jogged about...

Did my usual 2 miles at lunch time--jogged about 2/3rds of it--worked up good sweat!

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
04-25-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Ha ha--I doubt I'll ever do the 100 mile...

Ha ha--I doubt I'll ever do the 100 mile wilderness, but I do plan to climb Kathadin, possibly this fall. Here's about as close to is as I've been thus far--this is my Jeep up on the Golden Road...
Forum: Exercise
04-23-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Great job! You should come up to Maine and do the...

Great job! You should come up to Maine and do the end of the Appalachian Trail. I would suggest sometime after the blackflies are gone, though! :eek:

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
04-15-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Did my two miles--after a little fast walk warmup...

Did my two miles--after a little fast walk warmup I jogged a full mile non-stop :D. I did the rest walking then jogging. We'll see how tomorrow goes!

Regards,
Michael
Forum: Exercise
04-13-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Did my route in the rain today and got pretty...

Did my route in the rain today and got pretty well soaked--the cold wasn't too bad except my hands. My nice Goretex jacket needs a zipper so all I had was a windbreaker which didn't help much.
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Forum: Exercise
04-12-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Thanks! We might have a few dry hot days a year...

Thanks! We might have a few dry hot days a year up here, but not all that many. :D

There's a 5K coming up on May 7th that I'm thinking about trying. I'd like to think I could do it in 45 minutes...
Forum: Exercise
04-12-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 352,000
Posted By mecompco

Woo Hoo--more jogging today--perhaps a quarter,...

Woo Hoo--more jogging today--perhaps a quarter, off and no, of my 2 mile route. Did it in 27 minutes today. Getting less self conscience about it--I know at 253 I don't run like a graceful gazelle or...
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