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Regular moderate exercise log

Discussion in 'Fitness, Exercise and Sport' started by RuthW, Sep 12, 2015.

  1. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No, you're our adventurous one! I'm assuming a power plate is one of those wobbly things you have to stand on and try to balance. But let us know.
     
  2. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Expert
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    Yes, like a wobbly big scales. If I can still type I'll fill you in. :)
     
  3. JenniferW

    JenniferW Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I do wonder how I'll cope when the British winter gets going!
     
  4. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have various options for indoor exercise, but have to admit that getting outside regularly is probably very important for people with diabetes, given that lots of us seem to suffer from low vitamin D levels. I think we have to adopt that saying, "There's no poor weather, only poor clothing." I'm planning on a new overcoat this winter. To just below the knee. I hate coats that leave me with wet thighs and a frozen bum!
     
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  5. Diakat

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    Good luck with the coat hunt.

    Wobbly scales took me from 6 to 4.7 in 25 minutes. I can do better than that at the gym but to be fair a lot of that time was demonstration not moving. I'll judge if I go again by whether or not I ache tomorrow! It was different and fun though.
     
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  6. Diakat

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    Achy thighs this morning so some muscles must have worked yesterday. Foggy here today and a lazy day because I am taking child to a birthday party then swimming lesson. What have you guys got planned?
     
  7. JenniferW

    JenniferW Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've got 3 or 4 different things l need to do, and think that if I walk between each of them (instead of getting on a bus each time), it'll all add up to a reasonable amount by the end of the day.
     
  8. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I did a total of about half an hour walking today, like Jennifer, between meetings, chores, etc. I met some friends for breakfast, then planned to hare off to my local shopping area - forty minutes brisk walk or so - but one of my best friends wanted to come with me, and since she is heavily pregnant and anemic at the same time, it didn't exactly turn out as planned! If my plans had worked out, I would have walked for at least two hours, but some things are more important, I guess, amongst them the happiness of pregnant friends! I don't like exercising in the evening because I don't sleep well afterwards. So, tomorrow I'll do more....... I hope.
     
  9. noblehead

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    Likewise @RuthW, had a 90min walk after lunch and felt so much better for it.
     
  10. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, that's great. But I failed to have my walk. I just might go out now before it gets dark. You're encouraging me.
     
  11. Diakat

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    So I'm the laziest today. Will try harder tomorrow.
     
  12. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Nope. I didn't make it out the door. One of those "diabetic-only decisions." Do I a) go for a walk and grab a take-away after because it'll be too late to cook? Or b) cook because then I won't be forced to guess the carb content (and I unfailingly get it wrong)? I went for b). Walk tomorrow is better than unpredictable blood sugar today.
     
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    Yoga this evening as the only structured exercise today, but I also rode into town to do the errands, came home and trimmed the hedge and mowed the lawn before picking the last of the pears (another 20kg), chopping and juicing them.

    Quite busy all in all, now relaxing (ish) over the world cup
     
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  14. Diakat

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    That's more than moderate @ElyDave! I support Wales so I'm nicely relaxed for now.
     
  15. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    we should have beaten your mob, but Australia were by far the better side this evening
     
  16. Diakat

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    You're right, I will never know where that win came from. But I'll happily take it.
     
  17. ElyDave

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    30 min walking earlier, an hour on the bike later watching the rugby
     
  18. RuthW

    RuthW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    One hour walking, about an hour cleaning outside steps, lugging buckets of water. But blood sugar tending to run high, bit of a sore throat, darn it. Looks like I'm fighting something. :(
     
  19. Diakat

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    An hour of walking for the whole family today. Blood also higher than usual - high sixes all day which is high for me. No sign of lurgy though. Hope you feel better [email protected]
     
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    Thanks Jennifer for that,i will certainly go and see them
     
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