Archive for the ‘Workouts’ Category

Thursday Morning Run Club

April 21, 2011

After packing on the lbs since starting Grad school well over a year ago, I decided to get off my ass and do something about it. I won’t be doing anything as public or as intense as my ‘Quest for 185’ a few years back, but I need to do something. As  such, I started a running club at the office. We meet once a week, and run, stumble, or walk our way through a 5-K. Today was our second venture out, and the group is coming along. I think I need to slow things down a bit though, as nobody was able to finish at the pace we started on, and one of us lost his breakfast after one of the hills.

Onward and upward.

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Random thoughts from ‘The Alaskan’

June 6, 2008

I’ve started a new quest. Much like my quest for 185, I’m on a quest to drop a few more lbs for summer. I started this week off at a hefty 189 lbs and have set my 3 month goal at 175 lbs. I have until September 4th to drop the weight and I’m pretty confident that I can do so without vastly changing much aside from adding in a few workouts and eating a little healthier. I dropped down to 184 after my run this evening and a late lunch, so that’s already 5 lbs. Granted, most of that weight was water and pizza, but a gain is a gain (or would it be a loss is a gain?) and I’m happy about it.

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