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JULY! 1000 Minute Challenge!!!!! Everyone JOIN IN!!!!!!!

Good Morning!!!

Jump on in and post your workouts. You can post any form of exercise that works for you. Set a goal for yourself and have some accountability.

I post cardio but if walking in the mall is your exercise then go for it! My goals in the past were too lofty! So this month I'm bringing it down, especially since it is summer and things are busy busy busy.

WELCOME!!

7/1 - 35 minute trail run








35/1200

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Thanks lab, you beat me to it!

So far today:
walked 1 mile and took trash out - 30 minutes
30/2,000

May God bless you and His Blessed Mother Mary keep you!  :-)

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Hi everyone. I'm joining in too, glad to see this thread on here!

So far:
Tuesday: 50 minutes of resistance, 40 minutes of walking
Wednesday: 20 minutes of walking

110/1200
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Welcome, violetflapjack!

also on 7/1 15 minutes watered plants + 20 minutes picked up sticks + 20 minute mile at sunset = 55
7/2 20 minute mile at sunrise + 15 minutes watering plants = 35
7/4 25 minute mile at sunrise + 60 minutes shopping (lots of walking) + 10 minutes up and down stairs unloading groceries = 95
30 + 55 + 35 + 95 = 215/2,000

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Hey Y'all!!!

So glad to see everyone braving the hot weather....aren't we all the best!

7/1 - 35 minute trail run
7/2 - took a day off already! Uh oh...might be a lame month
7/3 - 75 minutes hard trail run and stretching
7/4 - 95 minutes in the gym - cardio, stretching and lots of weights and sculpt









205/1200

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Alright- I'm joining this thing!! 6 weeks pp trying to make activity more of my new routine.
7/1- 20 min walk
7/2-20 min walk
7/3- 30 min cross training class + 40 min hike to the beach & back.
7/4- day off-- it's dang hot here!
110/1000
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7/5-30 minutes lap swimming & 60 minute hike

200/1000

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7/5 2 miles + 1/2 mile (then thunder) = ~60 minutes
215 + 60 = 275/2,000

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7/1 - 35 minute trail run
7/2 - took a day off already! Uh oh...might be a lame month
7/3 - 75 minutes hard trail run and stretching
7/4 - 95 minutes in the gym - cardio, stretching and lots of weights and sculpt
7/5 - 40 minute walk on the beach
7/6 - 45 minute run









290/1200

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7/3- 20 minutes yoga, 60 minutes walking
7/4- 30 minutes resistance training
7/6- 25 minutes exercise DVD, 20 minutes pilates

Looks like I've got to step it up if I want to get my minutes in...No more days off for me!

235/1200
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7/1- 20 min walk
7/2-20 min walk
7/3- 30 min cross training class + 40 min hike to the beach & back.
7/4- day off-- it's dang hot here!
7/5-30 min swim & 60 min hike
7/6-20 min walk with the dog
7/7-40 minute walk
260/1000

I wanted to keep up my momentum from last week but I've managed to get a nasty summer cold. Yuck!
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7/7 3 miles ~75 minutes
7/8 2 miles so far ~50 minutes
75 + 50 = 125

275 + 125 = 400/2,000

I would be walking more but it is rainy season here and I don't want to go out while it's thundering (even if most of the time it isn't raining, just thundering).

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7/9 1 30 minute mile + 30 minutes shopping (walking) + 1 mile = 85
7/10 300 sit-ups, 100 at a time ~ 10 minutes
7/11 carried plants off deck to front porch plus 1 mile = 40 minutes
7/12 so far: 1 mile + 60 minutes of picking up sticks = 85
85 + 10 + 40 + 85 = 220
400 + 220 = 620/2,000

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7/5-30 min swim & 60 min hike
7/6-20 min walk with the dog
7/7-40 minute walk
7/8-20 min walk
7/9-60 min walk
7/10-day off
7/11-120 min hike
7/12-90 min hike & 20 min yoga (trail yoga class).
530/1000
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7/7 - 45 minute walk
7/8 - 90 minutes cross fit and treadmill




425/1200

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7/13 1 mile and walking ~60 minutes
620 + 60 = 680
680/2,000

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7/14 30 minute mile + 35 minute mile and watered plants = 65
680 + 65 = 745/2,000

another mile after dinner
745 + 25 = 765/2,000

fourth mile at sunset
765 + 20 = 805/2,000

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7/16-60 minutes lap swimming
590/1000
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7/15 stayed inside
7/16 1 mile before breakfast ~ 25 minutes + 45 minutes walking while shopping = 70
805 + 70 = 875/2,000

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7/10 - 60 minutes walk
7/11 -
7/12 - 30 minute hike
7/13 - 45 minute jog/hike/walk
7/14 - 65 minute walk with hubby
7/15 - off
7/16 - 30 minute walk
7/17 - 35 minute run



690/1200

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7/17-20 min walk
610/1000
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ran a 10 minute mile on an exercise machine in the hotel fitness room + unloaded the car for at least 10 minutes + walked around our yard ~10 minutes + picked up sticks for an hour = 90 minutes
875 + 90 = 965/2,000

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7/18-20 minute walk
630/1000
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1 mile before breakfast + 50 minutes picking up sticks = 75 minutes
965 + 75 = 1040/2000

I may not make my goal this month for the first time in three months. When it's not thundering or raining, it's 90 degrees here in rainy season Florida.

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7/20 10 minutes of walking
7/21 20 minutes walking while shopping...too stormy tonight to do more

1040 + 30 = 1070/2,000

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7/19-20 min walk
7/20-day off
7/21-90 minute yoga class
720/1000
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7/22 5 minutes to take out the trash + 35 minutes of picking up sticks + 2 miles ~ 50 minutes = 90
1070 + 90 = 1160/2,000

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7/23 watered plants and walked ~ 25 minutes + 25 minute mile walk = 50
7/24 so far: 35 minutes of picking up sticks and hopefully the neighbor will finally mow today
50 + 35 = 85
1160 + 85 = 1,245/2,000

+ 1 hour walking while shopping + 1 mile walked at sunset = 85
1,245 + 85 = 1,330/2,000

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7/1 - 35 minute trail run
7/2 - took a day off already! Uh oh...might be a lame month
7/3 - 75 minutes hard trail run and stretching
7/4 - 95 minutes in the gym - cardio, stretching and lots of weights and sculpt
7/5 - 40 minute walk on the beach
7/6 - 45 minute run
7/7 - 45 minute walk
7/8 - 90 minutes cross fit and treadmill
7/10 - 60 minutes walk
7/11 -
7/12 - 30 minute hike
7/13 - 45 minute jog/hike/walk
7/14 - 65 minute walk with hubby
7/15 - off
7/16 - 30 minute walk
7/17 - 35 minute run
7/19 - 40 minutes elliptical in the gym
7/21 - 30 minute run - I'm getting back into this slowly
7/23 - 40 minute run
7/25 - 50 minute run



850/1200

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7/25 1 mile walked ~ 25 minutes
7/26 2 miles walked ~50 minutes
25 + 50 = 75
1,330 + 75 = 1,405/2,000

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