Working @ 100 Calories Per Hour
If you're walking on your treadmill minding your own business and suddenly the power goes out, you can almost get whiplash! Yikes!
Last week I walked a total of about 32 miles in six days, so that is averaging more than 5mi a day. I have started increasing the incline a bit. Not so much that I notice it, but the calorie counter eats more calories that way. I have no idea if the calories counter is accurate, but it doesn't really matter, since I'm only really keeping an eye on mileage and that just for self-encouragement.
I still haven't got the table top cut. It is a formica-ed piece of very heavy particle board,…Continue
Added by snoozy on March 19, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
I've worked my first 6 days using the treadmill. An hour at a time, a few times a day, as I feel inclined. I'm not trying to walk virtually to anywhere, nor max out calories burned or rack up pulse rates. But it is gratifying to be able to say, "I walked 4 miles today".
Still haven't got the keyboard shelf on its own supports, but I'm making do with the slightly vibrating wire shelf. I do wish I were better at touch typing, but then, in my job, I also have to switch back and forth…Continue
Added by snoozy on March 9, 2013 at 6:08pm — No Comments
No pictures yet, because I haven't got my set-up the way I like it yet, just making do for the timebeing.
At present, I have a couple of pieces of foam pipe insulation on the side handles, and then a wire shelf sitting on those. My laptop sits on that, cushioned by a fleece scarf which I fold over the edge of the laptop. This allows my wrists to slide a bit as I walk, but my fingers remain stable on the keys. There is vibration/movement from the treadmill, but it is workable.…Continue
Added by snoozy on March 7, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments