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Postby Mike Brooks » Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:08 am

Bubba good job, sounds as if you want to get an elk this year :grin: I think you will be able to outrun an elk.
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Postby Bubba in FL » Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:52 am

OK, Mike, time for your kick in the pants, did you add the 20 minutes? I counting on you as my accountability partner here!

I did 45 mins on Monday and Tuesday and 46 mins Wednesday and today. Gotta be at 5 miles (which should be something like an hour and 10 minutes) by October.
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Postby Mike Brooks » Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:15 am

ok buddy, I am at 5 miles a day, and enjoying every second of it :shock:
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Postby Bubba in FL » Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:21 am

Wow, I'm only doing about 3.1 miles per day right now - gotta pick it up a bit. At least I now know that you will be in shape to get my elk off the mountain! :mrgreen:
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Postby Bubba in FL » Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:58 am

I'm still working it Mike, up to about 3.25 miles 4-5 times a week - at an average 4% incline. I'm trying to add a minute per day each week, I'm at 47 minutes a day now and hope to be at an hour a day by June 1.
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Postby Mike Brooks » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:03 am

Keep it up Bubba, I expect to see some fast walking from you in October :shock:
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Postby Bubba in FL » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:04 am

Not "the hill of death" - gasp!
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Postby Mike Brooks » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:05 am

The death Hill is calling, that's where big boy is :roll:
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Postby Bubba in FL » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:02 am

March 13, 10 out of the last 11 days a minimum of 40 minutes on the treadmill with a max of 50 minutes most of the days. Starting to "feel the burn". I'm off on a business trip to Australia this Saturday until the next, gonna be a bit tough as I have over 50 hours in the air there and back, but my goal is to get at least 4 days of walking in on my trip.

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Postby Bubba in FL » Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:34 am

Well, I'm back from Aus and actually got to walk 5 mornings while there - beautiful scenery helped!

I did between 60 and 75 minutes 5 days at a good clip. This morning I was back to the gym and did 55 minutes on the treadmill for about 3.8 miles at a 2% incline. Feels good to be back home (though still a bit jet-lagged as I got in at 12:30 AM on Sunday - hit me square between the eyes about 2/3 of the way through Easter service!)
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Postby Mike Brooks » Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:36 am

Bubba ya better stay awake on the treadmill, might be a problem if you don't! :shock: :shock:
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Postby Bubba in FL » Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:14 am

Up to 55 minutes on the treadmill - 3.91 miles today, burning about 500-550 calories. Next week I'm sticking cotton balls up my nose and duct tape over my mouth (boy that will make a lot of folks happy!) to simulate the reduced oxygen in Colorado :razz:
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Postby Mike Brooks » Fri Mar 28, 2008 7:31 am

Bubba, put a plastic bag over your head, works well, but punch a few air holes in it and make sure that you add some steam in the bag to simulate sweating, and please walk at a 45 degree angle for 3 miles. That's the way you will feel once you climb them there hills :shock:
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Postby Ironknees » Mon Mar 31, 2008 1:39 pm

I'm in... Been doing between one to two miles per day, usually about 30 to 45 mins. walking. Going to get the bike out and alternate between the bike one day and walking the next.. Dave
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