Monday, August 15, 2016

#Movemore Challenge, I look back on week 2

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Week 2...DONE!

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Since the video of me doing squats in a dress surfaced,
everyone is getting in on the act...
even the hijackers.

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We were told to "drink more water"
and I am trying to do exactly that.
I poured and took the picture at the same time.

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As a "gift" to myself, I bought a new running watch.
There was nothing wrong with my old one,
aside from the fact that the built in technology was dated.
Also, it did not have a heart rate monitor,
or work if I used a treadmill.
I took my watch for its first run on Sunday,
and once I was used to which button to push,
I was able to enjoy the run.
I also discovered how quickly my heart rate drops
back to "normal" once I completed my run.
75% of this run was done at a heart rate of 150 bpm or higher.
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Push-ups

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One handed push-ups.
It has been a LOOONG while since I did these.
Back in the day, when I was young and foolish,
a group of us, including our instructor, would finish off
our sessions with at least 10-15 of these...

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Happy Women's Day

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Morning squats

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And my evening squats were done in more "Formal" wear.
Many thanks to my wife for lending me the dresses,
and when I mentioned how comfortable they felt,
she offered to go dress shopping with me.
I now understand why the Scots wear kilts.

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My dance routine, set by my daughter and team mate.
She says that I have "killer moves"...
I am not so sure, but I do try.
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My push-ups...
The last 5 almost killed me.
A few months ago, I went for a Discovery fitness test and managed 21.
I set myself a goal of getting to 30 by December when I undergo another test.
Looks like I might be able to do a couple more by then...
As Dr.Greg said at the dinner;
"I am not broken"...

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Setting the "stranger" Star Jump challenge

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Vumatel crew

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Bruce, our outgoing Ward Councillor managed to do one for me.
Much appreciated.

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On of the local DA members gave it a shot.
Thanks Gary A.

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ANC and DA collaborating to get another couple done.

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A local artist and shop owner( he owns the Pink Shop in the background)
got into the spirit of things.
Go,John G

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My afternoon Star Jumps.
It would not have been fair if I did not get some on camera

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Who invented Burpees...and why!

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Mountain climbers with our garden dwarf.
Thanks to my wife for the camera work.

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I certainly enjoyed meeting many of the Gauteng participants
 on Wednesday at Huddle Park Golf Course.

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Thanks for the dinner...it was great, even if there was no dessert.

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