Now my wife is addicted!

By Skip

Not to running but how fast we can WALK around the block!

I love it!

No, really, we went for a walk the other day and she said “why don’t we do the same thing we did the other day, except let’s do it FASTER!”  So we walked the same exact route and picked up the pace.

She ALWAYS has had the competitive spirit and I love to get out there no matter if it is walking or running… but preferably running.

I think we can start doing this on my days off… think it would be fun!

I was looking the other day at my iPhone and the screen I have setup with all of my fitness apps.  I will have to take a snapshot of that one of these days and post it so you can all see what I got going on there.

I am also going to be trying out a new app everybody raves about called Runmeter.  It has some really cool features which I will also put in an upcoming post.

If you liked that post, then try these...

A cold two and half weeks on February 14th, 2012

Lack of cardio is killing me! on September 28th, 2011

RSR 43 - Trilogy #3 Race Results - Bloody Sunday! on August 14th, 2011

RSR 42 - Key Biscayne Trilogy #3 Race Prep on August 13th, 2011

RSR 33 - A horrible bike ride - course preview on June 1st, 2011

Filed in: Walking • Sunday, February 7th, 2010
 

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