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Old 05-31-2012, 12:59 PM   #41
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I walked "heart attack hill" in my neighborhood. It is a paved path through oak covered hills up to a water tower. I try to do it everyday, but some days I get caught up in other stuff and then it gets too hot to go (for me).

I also have started lifting hand weights to tone my upper arms. I haven't done that yet today.
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I don't remember all the machines - I just do whatever the heck is listed on my blue card. Plus 30 minutes on the treadmill or elliptical what ever is available. Senior Center - vary between MWF or TTS - have yet to figure out when the hot young 65 year olds workout.



heh heh heh - sometimes do the park - 6 mile walk - there the scenary is varied and much more interesting.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:36 PM   #43
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One hour bike ride on a beautiful sunny day on the east coast!
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:19 PM   #44
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DW signed us up for a Boot Camp: Hard Exercise Works
It's been 5 days since we started.
I think it's overpriced for what it offers, but so far I'm enjoying working out with DW and this style of exercise provides her additional motivation.
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Old 05-31-2012, 06:06 PM   #45
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I had an "I am definitely too old for this" surf session. Big waves and essentially no rides. The whole time was spent battling the elements. Great workout, though.

Afterward, I sunbathed in the sand in my speedo.
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Old 05-31-2012, 08:33 PM   #46
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Yesterday? Surfing and taekwondo. My Mainland friend never showed at the dojang so I ended up doing a full workout.

Today? Ibuprofen & pizza.
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:12 AM   #48
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Yesterday: 35 mile hilly bike ride. My legs are in good shape from all the cycling I do but I've decided the rest of my body is in pretty sad shape. I'm not following any set routine, but I started doing push-ups and planks in the house whenever I think of it, and outside I do chin-ups or pull-ups on an old swing set whenever I walk by it.

Today: I'll probably catch up on yard work before it rains again. It's a big yard so that always gives me a good workout.
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:43 AM   #49
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Went out for a hilly ride this morning. I cycle three mornings a week with a small group. They're all 20-30 years younger than I am, so I really have to be careful to take it easy on them. Haha! Actually, biking with youngsters really inspires me to push myself harder than I would on my own or with other 67 year olds.

Two days a week I hike on trails up the mountainside with another group of friends. We make it an aerobic experience. I've been mapping the trails with my GPS. Here's what some of them look like on Google Earth...
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Went out for a hilly ride this morning. I cycle three mornings a week with a small group. They're all 20-30 years younger than I am, so I really have to be careful to take it easy on them. Haha! Actually, biking with youngsters really inspires me to push myself harder than I would on my own or with other 67 year olds.

Two days a week I hike on trails up the mountainside with another group of friends. We make it an aerobic experience. I've been mapping the trails with my GPS. Here's what some of them look like on Google Earth...
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Wow, what an amazing place to live. I had to look it up from the latitude and longitude:

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Old 06-01-2012, 04:34 PM   #51
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Today I did my regular 19 weight machines and took T-Al's suggestion to add a 20th to my list (see below). The new machine is the Cybex seated row, because I decided it uses sufficiently different muscles from the Nautilus compound row machine.

Overall I had a wonderful workout. Probably we all have days when amazingly we feel stronger, more energetic, and more enthusiastic, and for me today was this kind of day. I averaged 79.5 pounds per machine, which came to a total of 20*20*79.5/2000 = 15.9 tons. I am going to be SO sore on Sunday..... But hey, it felt good today. It may not be much compared to what a lot of others here do, but I feel great.

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Then I complete 2 sets of 10 reps on each of the following weight machines:

1. Keiser triceps pushdown
2. Keiser biaxial chest press
3. Keiser upper back machine
4. Keiser Cybex back extension machine
5. Nautilus compound row
6. Nautilus lateral pull down
7. Nautilus chest press
8. Nautilus abdominal machine
9. Nautilus arm curl
10. Nautilus triceps extension
11. Cybex leg extension
12. Cybex leg curl
13. Cybex calf rotator
14. Cybex hip abductor
15. Cybex hip adductor
16. Cybex abdominal machine
17. Cybex arm extension
18. Cybex fly
19. Cybex overhead press
20. Cybex seated row machine
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Since it rained all day, my workout was operating this keyboard to finally finish and file my income tax returns. Did about 150 returns for other folks, finally got to do mine.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:21 AM   #53
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Back to the Friday/Sunday/Tuesday routine-- 30 minutes of pullups, situps, lunges, squats, and pushups followed by about 10 minutes on the elliptical.

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How many slices and does it have bacon on it?
I've learned that I enjoy the pizza more if I limit it to two slices. With Costco's chocolate/vanilla swirl frozen yogurt.

We buy veggie pizza, but I'm considering wrapping the ibuprofen in bacon...
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20 minutes of high intensity cuddling with Mr B
Moved my container tomatoes back outside now that the high wind threat is past
Made coffee
Catching up on email (finger exercise)

Planned: I offered to help 2 guy friends plant hundreds of tomatoes, peppers, and onions. I will be the plant and bulb courier while they dig the holes and plant. They sell their produce directly to local mom-n-pop stores.
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Yesterday 45 minutes incline walk on treadmill due to weather followed by 6 hours of hoeing/weeding planting beds. I stopped running for awhile to give my knees a rest - now doing weights Mon, Thurs and bike or hike the other 5 days.
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Early yesterday I just returned from my 5k run, when I received a call for a search and rescue in the wilderness behind the homestead. So after 3 hours and about 9 miles of bushwhacking with temperatures around 100, the missing person was located. My core temperature was pretty high the rest of the day, even though I stayed hydrated the whole time. 1/2 a cup of java to go and I am off on my morning run. Cheerio.
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No workout today, unless "vigorous weeding" counts as a workout.

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So after 3 hours and about 9 miles of bushwhacking with temperatures around 100, the missing person was located.
... alive?
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No workout today, unless "vigorous weeding" counts as a workout.
Sure, why not. I'd also like to report "vigorous grocery shopping" as my daily workout today.

What was really cool is that I am not (yet) sore at all from yesterday's overly vigorous workout on the weight machines. I know it's coming!
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... alive?
Under HIPAA regulations, I am not able to disclose that.
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