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We are so excited to bring you the third installment of our Walk STRONG series, Walk STRONG 3! We would love to have you join us for this next phase of our Walk STRONG journey together. Please use this thread to share your check ins with the community so that we can help support each other along the way. We’re so glad you are here and look forward to our next session with you soon 🙂
Tuesday and Days 2 and 3 of WS3. I didn’t post yesterday (Monday). I did the early morning uphill Powerwalk from Central to the Peak. It is an excellent cardio workout and especially as the group was quite large yesterday with 11 walkers everyone could find someone at their pace. It was tough in the heat and some of the walkers pushed themselves. My friend did she was out there at the front. I was quite a few strides behind her. Firstly, it was hot and humid, also she is 5’10 compared to my 5’1” and it is always tough for me to match her stride and she has an amazing cardio capacity to boot. According to the watch she wears to track her fitness she has the cardio strength of a 28 year old. How awesome is that? She is 50. She was breathless though when she got to the top of Old Peak Road whereas I wasn’t. I guess I could have pushed myself more and I usually do when it isn’t so hot. It was just wonderful to see her there and have the fitness to do it and be with all those walkers. I enjoy the Monday morning walks. They are short and tough.
My friend invited me back to her place for tea afterwards and that was so nice. She has been doing Jessica’s routines on YouTube and with her hiking and diet has lost 5 kilos. Isn’t that wonderful? When I left her she was getting her mat out to to Relax and Restore.
It took me ages to get home and I felt the hike up our hill yesterday afternoon. The heat and humidity was punishing. I didn’t do a workout I rested with a book, had a snooze and did some work.
This morning I did the Day 2 recommendated Metabolic Conditioning as I skipped that yesterday and today’ Cardio Core Flow. I enjoyed them both but found Metabolic Conditioning tougher today than I remembered. It is wonderful to be back on the Countdown Plan. I have only been away from it a week but I have missed it.
I am planning a day at home so I will probably do something at lunchtime to get my steps in.
I didn’t post yesterday as I took another rest day. Monday and Day 29. I have started phase 2 with One Mile of Motivation and 15 Minute Add on Abs. I understand mholdsworth’s post as I too had lost some motivation to workout and on Saturday night went to bed before 7.00pm and slept through to 7.30am on Sunday morning and I did no exercise at all. My body must had needed the rest. Today I got up at 5.30 and I am getting back into my early morning workout routine.
Day 28/ Sunday- worked today after work I did cardio interval sculpt , Hoping to get in Barre sculpt and 15 minute total body stretch after dinner . Ever since Thursday I’ve felt a bit out of sorts and sad . It’s seems to be passing . Tomorrow as a new week begins, I’m making it a goal to get in at least 4 morning routines of at least 20 minutes or longer .
Hope everyone is having a good weekend and staying cool & hydrated.
Day 27 and a stormy and rainy Friday. I started the day with Upper Body and during mid morning I followed up with a Barre Sculpt. I got lots of steps in going to Disney but we didn’t stay late. Hiking tomorrow if the weather is okay. It will be a Coastal trek. I hope everyone is well.
Day 26 and another hot and humid Thursday but we did get a little rain during our hike. It was an easy hike for beginners 10km and 250m+/- but it was such fun. One of my regular hikers for the easier hikes is a lovely lady in her 70’s recovering from cancer and the walking and exercise is key to her recovery. I just sent her the YouTube playlists for Jessica’s Indoor walks and her walk and talks. This lady is amazing and her fitness is improving week by week. She is so positive and I love having her on my hikes.
When I got home I did Upper Body from WS3. That is such a good workout and time passes so fast. Tomorrow I am not hiking so I should be able to catch up with a couple of routines. Cardio Strength is the recommended routine and I hope to be able to to Barre Sculpt too.
Tomorrow evening I am off to Disney for the Disney Pixar Summer Party. It should be fun.