“If you are on the treadmill next to me, the answer is yes…we are racing”.
My Walk into the Future allows me to experiment with multiple forms of exercise with running being my focus for the past 4 years. Weightlifting was my primary form of exercise prior to starting my Walk into the Future. Decided to adjust and make running the focal point and mix in other forms of exercise to supplement.
I went from lifting weights 5 days and running 2 days to a complete flip. I currently run 4 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday) and lift weights around my running schedule. I recently joined Planet Fitness to ensure I had a good mix of weightlifting options. Invested in an exercise bike back in 2021 so I could continue to get cardio in even when the weather is bad.
Fun fact: I got a free 3-day pass to LA Fitness in September of 2020 that never expired. My paper pass finally got so worn downed that it stopped working two years later. Hence, my joining Planet Fitness because it’s only $9.99 a month—I love a deal! 😊
2022 saw me increase my exercise volume and my total steps for the year. The following stats come directly from my Fitbit 2022 Year in Review:
Total Exercise Days: 257
Top Exercise: Run
Total Steps: 5,101,022
Total Miles: 2,551
Best Step Month: November
Best Step Day: December 11, 2022
Average Hours of Sleep: 8.2 hours
I increased my total steps by 400,000+ for the year and total mileage by 350+. Again, these numbers account for every time I exercised: bike, run, treadmill, walk.
I’m concentrating on ensuring I get the proper amount of sleep and plan to continue to positive progress in 2023.
I’m on pace for 125+ training miles in January and will continue to log miles as I prepare for additional half marathons this year.
2023 will be busy with training, racing and Walking into the Future!
“If only opening a Vitamin Water could be classified as working out”.