Archive for the ‘pedometer’ Tag


7:10 am – Brisk walk, 15, moderately brisk 45 minutes, stretch, brisk 15 minutes

Pedometer: 8875 Steps

10:15 – 1:00 –Pedometer 3331 steps

2:30 — walk to Brooklyn Heights, forgot pedometer, walked 45 minutes, sat, did bench pushups, 

5:15 — Walk home 20 minutes fast pushing stroller.


Wednesday, too tired, slept in, so no run

Actually I did run, but it was because I was later than I wanted to be…

10:15 Left to teach Sling Your Baby dance class, jogged to get there on time, danced with class participants and partnered a toddler (5 pounds heavier than my own). moderate walk to get Mateo, then threw rocks with Mateo into the river. Home 1:30

Pedometer: 8240 steps

4:45 – 6:45 out and about, carried Mateo most of the way home, with a bit of tossing the toddler over the shoulder and upside down.

Pedometer: 14,904steps


light day!

7:35 – 8:25 ran Manhattan bridge to Brooklyn Bridge to Tillary street, back through Cadman Plaza.  4.35 miles according to Google Earth. 

Pedometer: 7957 steps.

Stretched while playing marble maze and cooking breakfast (oatmeal).

2:30 – short walk to store, forgot pedometer.

10:30 light stretching

3rd day – Too much walking!

6:00 am Brisk 15 minute walk to client. 

7:15 leisurely stoll to next client

7:25 long walk

8:30 brisk walk home

8:45 am  Pedometer read 8950 steps

(Decided to remove pedometer when inside house.)

11:05 am Leisurely stroll with two year old.

11:20 – 11:30 am Brisk walk carrying 25 pound toddler in Ergo Baby Carrier

12:20 -1:15 pm Brisk Walk carrying 25 pound sleeping toddler in Ergo Baby Carrier. Pedometer read 13956 steps.

5:00 – 5:15 pm Scootercise to store.

5:15-5:30 pm Leisurely stroll home from store. 

Pedometer total: 16327 (no wonder I’m tired, that’s a lot of steps! Pedometers aren’t always accurate, but when I checked this one is seems to be very close to accurate. I will do more research, keep your eyes open for that in the future.

10:15 Stretches about 10 minutes

Second Workout Log

(I need a new title for these, any suggestions?)

7:00 am Run: 30 minutes, through Brooklyn Bridge Park, near the cove to the hill at Columbia Heights. Hill 4X’s, ran home.

7:30 am 5 rounds Sun Salutations, side plank obliques (5X), back extension (Code name: Banana Boat or Charlie Angels), stretches, one arm rows (2 sets 12 repetitions-11 pounds), one set shoulder flys (or was it two? This is why when you do an activity log on your own, it’s better to write it right away instead of waiting until your eyes are bleary at 9:20 pm)

8:45 brisk 15 minute walk followed by moderate warmups with client.

10:10 am brisk 35 minute walk with stop at bank and grocery store to buy onions.

3:10 pm slow walk with toddler

3:15 pm brisk walk carrying 25 pound toddler in the Ergo baby carrier.

3:40 taught Toss Your Toddler dance class (run, jump, leap, fall, roll, toss, skip, bounce, jump, etc.) 

4:40 Pushups and kicking balls

6:10 Brisk walk home carrying 25 pound toddler and 4 cans of cat food.

7:00 pm Kitchen stuff.

Pedometer total: 7539 steps from 3:00 pm until 9:15 pm.