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30 day exercise challenge!

Okay people. This is what I want to do. I want to challenge you and myself to 30 days of exercise. No days off. No taking a break. 30 days. You can do whatever exercises you want at any intensity you like.


I realize part of my lack of improvement in my physique is that I keep doing elements of my improved lifestyle irregularly. In other words, yes I walk...once or twice a week. Sure I work out on the elliptical ... when I remember to and I feel like it.

So! I'm going to challenge myself to stick to an exercise schedule that I can do EVERY DAY and I want you to do it with me. I think this way we can have lots of exercise buddies without actually having to coordinate schedules or meeting places with anyone. If anyone's had an exercise buddy you know how easy it can be to get off track because one or the other backed out at some point. Well, if someone misses a day in this challenge, it's not going to give you the excuse to miss one too!

4 weeks people! Let's do this!

Here's what I'm going to do:

MON
TUES
WEDS
THURS
FRI
SAT
SUN
30 min.
Elliptical
1 hour
Dragon Boat Practice
30 min.
Elliptical
or Walk
1 hour
Dragon Boat Practice
30 min.
Elliptical
1 hour
Walk or Other

2 hours
Dragon Boat Practice
Tell me what you're going to do and I'll make a post of participants. I'll give you my e-mail and I'll check in with you every few days and do posts on everyone's progress. I think this will be fun if we can get enough people involved!

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