Saturday, April 09, 2016

#FitReaders: Weekly Check-in April 8

 
 
 
I really wish the weather would stay consistent...we've had some really nice, warm weather and then it gets cold again! This weekend it's cold with the potential for snow - I'm so done with snow! And we have frost warnings for both days this weekend. My poor plants are never going to bloom at this rate. I just want to get outside and walk in the mornings, but it's way too cold for that!

I'm really liking the new Fitbit Alta. Half the time I don't even realize I'm wearing it, and I do like the reminders throughout the day to get up and move if I have been sitting still too long. Though, if I've already met my step goal for the day or gotten my workout in, I do tend to ignore it. And it's funny - 2 women I work with have gotten the Alta as well!
 
Here's how my week went:     
Apr  2:  5,616 steps
Apr  3:  5,794 steps
Apr  4:  13,163 steps
(30 minutes yoga at home)
Apr  5:  17,862 steps
(5K @ gym on treadmill)
Apr  6:  10,262 steps

Apr  7: 
11,964 steps  (1/2 hour mall walking)
Apr  8: 
16,800 steps 
(5K - 3.34 Charity miles for Girls on the Run)

 
Audiobooks listened to this week: 
  • Started You by Carolina Kepnes, narrated by Santino Fontana

How did your week go? You can find this week's link-up here.


Virtual 5K /10K Tally:
     January:  
           5K  -  3
         10K  -  0
     February:
           5K  -  4
         10K  -  1

     March:
           5K  -  4
         10K  -  1

     April:
           5K  -  2
         10K  -  0


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5 comments

  1. Nice work! Okay... you've convinced me. I'm totally getting an Alta. That is awesome that it reminds you to get up and move during the day. I don't see why Fitbit didn't add that feature to the other models with an OS update. Oh well! Hope you stay warm and have a good week!

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    1. Yes, it's a really nice feature! The only thing it doesn't track is flight of stairs - but that's ok. Hope you have a nice week, too!!!

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  2. I am tired of snow too. We got hit yesterday (though not as bad as Cleveland which supposedly had 6 inches) and I had to work. Thankfully my director decided to open the library at noon and by that time the roads were much better. I really hope the spring weather we had in March comes back soon!

    Good job with the steps! I am glad to hear you like the Alta. I will have to upgrade from my Fitbit One next year. I could use those reminders to move!

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  3. Since it's still April here the frost will stay...for quite some time. But at least it is warmer, yay

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  4. I'll consider an alta when my fitbit one dies! Those reminders could be annoying but effective! You are doing great.

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