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Pedometer Challenge Thread

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by carraway, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not laughing Thommo - honest!

    3279 so far today. I wanted a walk in the sun at lunch but i couldn't manage as I'm taking time off for the hospital shortly :(


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  2. Thommothebear

    Thommothebear Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have a Waterrower like this one http://www.waterrower.co.uk/rowing-machines/waterrower-natural-rowing-machine-with-s4-monitor.html so there isn't a damper to adjust, its more like a real boat, the oar bites immediately and if you push with your legs faster than you can accelerate the water in the tank your bum goes up in the air! I just have to apply the power to the oar a bit more smoothly lol.

    Anyway step wise I've only managed 4470 so far today so will be hitting the rower this evening (not literally I hope though)


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  3. julifriend

    julifriend Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Only 6237 so far today. Unfortunately it started raining heavily ten minutes into my lunchtime walk, so it had to be cut short and I managed less than half of the distance I'd prefer to walk as i got soaked. Sitting in the office dripping water is not a great thing to do. :(
     
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  4. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    10,341 here. Pretty pleased with that, 3.5K run helped!


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  5. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    3.5k run is just thrown in there nowadays :)
     
  7. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ok I used the word "run" awfully lightly there. I should have said I travelled 3.5K and didn't die. Took me 24 minutes. That should indicate how much of it I walked lol


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  8. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    still haven't got a new one.

    too much work going on at the moment to a government deadline, so only managed 6.4km run today

    It's 10pm in Toulouse and I'm still at it :banghead:
     
  9. Weens12

    Weens12 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Catch-up time...!

    Friday - 15396
    Saturday - 13850
    Sunday - 18759 - :woot:
    Monday - 6879 :meh:
    Tuesday - 15859
    ...and today - 16946 ... no more today ... ped's OFF :couchpotato:
     
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  10. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5719 today... Not great but not awful


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  11. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    21K on bike instead ! I know it's not a pedometer but I like to think of it as rolling steps :)


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  12. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    lol
     
  13. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    managed 6.8km today, plus a bit of walking round the factory.

    Managed to dose apprpopriately for a French lunch as well.

    Still too much work though.
     
  14. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done for your first time Andy.

    What's your target for next year, now you know what you can do ;)
     
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  15. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    tbh i feel like i could do it 20 minutes quicker, that may be unrealistic but i did go too slow at the start, but then i dont know how id have felt at 17 miles had i done that, but im quite happy to kill myself trying, and i suffer from the awful feeling that i could have pushed harder at the end of everything i enter, its a morbid feeling of if i can walk i didnt try hard enough lol, but im not nervous about the marathon in a few weeks now which is great because i was terrified before :) thankyou mate
     
  16. Bebo321

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    Absolutely brilliant!!!
    That's a great way to keep motivated! Keep up the good work, and if you need any advice or further encouragement please take a look at the Team blood glucose website that is designed to help inspire and support anyone with diabetes to get more active.
     
  17. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    3279 but it's a gorgeous evening so going home to fetch the dog for a nice walk :)


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    Over 9900 yesterday. Today so far 8924 and I just swum 1km.

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  19. julifriend

    julifriend Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Only about 7000 yesterday, but a massive 19612 so far today, mainly thanks to the dry weather, a day off work, and a really long walk round Oxford.
     
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  20. hale710

    hale710 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    13,655 today now. Much better :)


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