Category: Health and Fitness

Apr 03

Geocaching in the Schächelwald

Today Sabine and I  did some Geocaching to get do our daily walk and I found a small Power Trail called the Schächel which is short for Schächelwald. The trail was about four kilometers long and consisted of eight Traditional Caches, one Multi-Cache, and one bonus Mystery cache. The walk was very slow, about 36 minutes per mile …

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Jan 31

Fitness Update – 31 January 2016 – Off To a Slow Start

Well this year has started kinda slow fitness wise since I am currently limited on the amount of exercise I can do because of my cataract surgery three weeks ago.  I have one more week to go before I will start picking up the pace with Nordic Walking and get back in the swing of …

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Jan 19

Goal Achieved! – Fitness Update 19 January 2016

 I know I am WAY overdue with an update regarding my fitness efforts. Life has been hectic lately with holidays, illnesses, and surgery. Because of these factors my exercise schedule has been a bit messed up.  I had cataract surgery eight days ago and since then I am not supposed to workout due to the …

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Dec 16

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151213

Still doing pretty good with my fitness program.  Have slowed down a bit due to the holidays and weather but still managing to get in at least one workout a day. Also since Sarge der Wunderlab had leg surgery we are unable to get out as much.  He is not allowed to run until at least April 2017.  It really helps when …

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Dec 13

180 Pounds! Milestone Number Two Complete

Had a good week in regards to my fitness and weight loss program.  On Wednesday I weighed in under 180 pounds and reached my second milestone! I am getting close to my goal of 170 pounds now The weight loss is going slower now and I can go two or three days without any weight …

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Dec 06

Sabine Can WALK!!

For over ten years now my wife Sabine has had pain in her feet most of the time when she walked a long distance.  This has always been very concerning to us because we like to be active and we were both afraid it would get to the point where she would need a wheelchair. Well in …

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Dec 02

New Personal Walking Speed Record!

Yesterday for my lunchtime walk I decided to walk the track by my office and try to break my walking speed record. The result….I totally killed it!  I normally walk cross country with a few hills and different terrain. I figured walking the track, which is level and has uniform terrain, would give me a …

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Nov 24

Weekly Fitness Update – 20151124

Stats are a bit down last week from the week before but still ahead of my weight loss goal of one pound a week. Steps and total distance down since we had to take Sarge der Wunderlab in for surgery last Thursday and since he can not walk for a while we have not been …

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Nov 23

20151123 – Fastest Lunchtime Walk

I really kicked it into high gear during my lunchtime Nordic walk today. I Nordic walked 4.5 miles with an average pace of 15:13. Miles two and three came in right under 15 minutes. I am very happy about this progress since when I started walking back in September I was lucky to do a …

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Nov 21

20151121 – Longest Bike Ride So Far

Jumped on my bicycle today and decided to ride at least 20 miles to see if I could make. Felt very good but I should have worn full finger gloves instead of half finger since it was about 50 degrees outside and my hands got pretty cold. Also need to find some different shoes to …

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