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Walking is great, when I am walking my younger dog I walk very briskly (she runs around like a nutter!) I am looking forward to my birthday in a couple of weeks as I am getting a Fitbit so will then know how much ground I am covering. 

 

Tomorrow evening I am going for a taster session at a Netball club, I haven't played since my school days, nearly 30 years! :o Still, I need to get fitter and it could be fun!! 

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We do lots of walking when we are away it is just to nice to be out in the fresh air.  I have a tracker and like to keep a note of how many steps we do.  Usually amazed at the amount and it helps with my weight loss.

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18 hours ago, Alexander the Great said:

 

I might just hallucinate this, but I think I read somewhere that walking is one of the healthiest sports to do. Something to do with the fact that walking is really something that takes time, which is always better, and your heartrate doesn't go through the roof. I should probably walk more! Do you really follow walking routes on weekends or on holiday, or do you walk as you go and see where you end up?

 

I think I have heard this somewhere as well. Of course whether you work up a sweat or not depends on how fast you walk and I guess to some extent the weather. I am faster than a lot of people covering on average around 3 miles per hour. Of course hoovering and cleaning in general burns a fair amount of calories as well, and I certainly work up a sweat doing that. As for whether I follow set routes or see where I end up, that depends on what sort of holiday I am on. Walking around the footpaths in the southwest for example is of course a set route, but getting lost in a strange city as I did when I went to Malta recently definitely isn't! It is though a great way to explore.  

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Hi I am new on this forum :).

 

Anyway, the sports I like are football, jogging and ice-skating. But to be honest if I knew every sport I would do them all, because I think every sport is fun :).

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My friend did one spinning class and said it nearly killed her!

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On 16-8-2017 at 11:06 AM, Madeleine said:

My friend did one spinning class and said it nearly killed her!

 

The first two classes nearly killed me, but I went with my brother-in-law who guided me through them and convinced me to keep going. He said the first three times he went, he couldn't follow every instruction, but you just have to listen to your body and build it up. The third time, I was only half-dead. Then the fourth time I managed to follow all the instructions, been building up, and now I love it. 

 

I actually love it so much that it made me think about why exactly I hate bicycling so much, found out the reason (it was my old, unaccustomed bike), got a new bike and now bike a lot more!

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