Monthly Archives: December 2010

Walk Outside? Go to Gym?

Though it was sunny and beautiful outside today, I ended up going to the gym rather than walk outside. Since the membership is good for only 30 days, I feel I have to use use it whenever I have the … Continue reading

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Breaking Speed Records — Treadmill Sprints

After warming up for 10 min on a treadmill today, I did 1-min long sprints at a 12-min per mile pace followed by 3 mins at a 15-min per mile pace! And I did this about six times. As far … Continue reading

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Becoming a Gym Rat?

My sister gave me a one-month membership to her gym for Christmas. Though I belonged to a gym many years ago, I cancelled that membership because I didn’t use it — well, that and the fact it was a crappy … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Walkers — Part II

No bad photography with this half of the list as it continues: 6) Books about Walking, Health and Fitness or Healthy Eating – There are lots of books about walking, but if the person you are buying for is trying marathon walking or … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Walkers — Part I

When WALK! Magazine was still around, every winter I would come up with a gift-giving guide. Back then, I would get ideas from readers and I would get samples to try … it was really fun trying and selecting items. … Continue reading

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Stomp the Grapes Shirt

I almost forgot to post a photo of the Stomp the Grapes shirt, hat and socks! The shirt is a great purple and the design is pretty. (Hard to tell from the photo I took.) Both the hat and the … Continue reading

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Walking Before the Snow

This time of year the decision to walk (or not) is more affected by the weather than other times of the year. Snow, ice, freezing temps and strong winds can keep even the most hardy of us inside. That is … Continue reading

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