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6/20/21 9:59 A

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My goal0 50,000 steps for the week.

06/13: 5,721
06/14: 8,164
06/15: 7,586
06/16: 8,380
06/17: 7,217
06/18: 7,272
06/19: 9,201
Total: 53,431

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6/19/21 9:47 P

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Trying to get back to what was my
daily exercise routine, but my knees
aren't quite there yet.
For all you do, Raul, emoticon


06/13 - 8,422
06/14 - 7,258
06/15 - 10,945
06/16 - 8,135
06/17 - 9,043
06/18 - 11,971
06/19 - 7,083

Edited by: ALLENJOSEPH at: 6/19/2021 (23:44)
Nothing Is Impossible with God.
Each Day Is A New Beginning.
When You Draw Close To God, God Will Draw Close To You.

Spark People Team Leader, GLITTERGIRL, from Team, "I Can't Do This On My Own", helped me reach my goal in 2012. I was able to maintain my weight for several months, but now I have to get serious again as much of my hard work I let go of, putting my focus on another issue. I will keep on, until I get back to my goal.


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6/16/21 9:15 P

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My goal 3,000 steps a day

06/13: 2,508
06/14: 2,510
06/15: 2,225
06/16: 3,070
06/17::2,409
06/18: 1,967
06/19: 2,387:

Edited by: NEWNANCY2012 at: 6/21/2021 (22:49)
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1/11/19 - 187
12/10/20 - 203.8
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6/15/21 7:51 P

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06/13 -
06/14 - 08,964
06/15 - 12,064
06/16 - 10,783
06/17 - 08,141
06/18 - 08,141
06/19 -12,747

Edited by: GOLFGMA at: 6/20/2021 (08:56)
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6/15/21 5:00 P

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My goal is 10,000 steps and 10 flights of stairs each day.
Counts per my Charge 3.

Sun, 13 Jun: 19,510 steps, 89 flights.
Mon, 14 Jun: 21,921 steps, 74 flights.
Tue, 15 Jun: 10,653 steps, 42 flights.
Wed, 16 Jun: 13,479 steps, 91 flights.
Thu, 17 Jun: 12,047 steps, 41 flights.
Fri, 18 Jun: 11,112 steps, 43 flights.
Sat, 19 Jun: 11,035 steps, 42 flights.
emoticon Good luck to all with their goals!

Edited by: PEFITNESS4 at: 6/20/2021 (19:21)
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6/15/21 7:24 A

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Goal: at least 15K per day Monday thru Friday and at least 10K on the weekend

06/13 - 12511
06/14 - 21910
06/15 - 20167
06/16 - 23846
06/17 - 21473
06/18 - 21348
06/19 - 10177

Edited by: 1DAY-ATA-TIME at: 6/20/2021 (08:06)
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6/14/21 7:58 P

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Goal 8,000/day (Inspire 2)

06/13 - 6,337
06/14 - 10,031
06/15 - 5,732
06/16 - 12,035
06/17 - 6,284
06/18 - 8,554
06/19 - 9,742

Edited by: JEANLAJEAN at: 6/20/2021 (11:40)
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6/14/21 7:48 P

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Goal 40,000 steps - Actual 36,488

6/13 - 7340
6/14 - 5473
6/15 - 2857
6/16 - 3795
6/17 - 4035
6/18 - 7238
6/19 - 5710




Edited by: KURTZIE1998 at: 6/20/2021 (22:09)
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6/14/21 3:57 P

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6/13: 19,439
6/14: 23,440
6/15: 23,504
6/16: 19,398
6/17: 19,535
6/18: 19,511
6/19: 19,585

Edited by: MACRATDOLL at: 6/20/2021 (08:47)
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6/14/21 12:13 P

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06/13: 8485
06/14: 11481
06/15: 9642
06/16: 8102
06/17: 10235
06/18: 15501
06/19: 10760

Edited by: INGMARIE at: 6/19/2021 (13:09)
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Still having the same problem syncing. I will keep trying.

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I love SparkPeople

Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

I am responsible for my own happiness.

My name is Bonnie I live in CT DST

I went from 258 to 126 pounds and have maintained it since 12/28/12.

Too Blessed to be Stressed.






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6/14/21 10:16 A

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Goal 12,000/day (Flex)

06/13 - 5,162
06/14 - 13,924
06/15 - 15,448
06/16 - 16,597
06/17 - 10,139
06/18 - 14,856
06/19 - 4,067


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6/14/21 8:39 A

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06/13 - 3,000
06/14 - 5,000
06/15 - 3,000
06/16 - 6,000
06/17 8,000
06/18 - 7,000
06/19 - 8,000

Edited by: PATTI24 at: 6/20/2021 (09:43)
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6/14/21 7:27 A

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Goal: at least 15K per day Monday thru Friday and at least 10K on the weekend

06/13 - 12511
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06/15
06/16
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06/18
06/19

Ron G.

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6/14/21 6:57 A

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Going for 60,000 steps this week

06/13 6,518
06/14 7,908
06/15 7,939
06/16 8,846
06/17 7,916
06/18 10,324
06/19 11,288

60,739 Goal met

Edited by: LJK091354 at: 6/20/2021 (07:56)
Linda from Central Illinois

My March goals are:

1. Track more (at least 21 days)
2. Lose 2.1 pounds, at least. (I gained weight in February--this has to stop)
3. Continue to exercise 3 to 5 times a week
4. Work on organizing sewing room better.
5. Continue to put together my Grassy Creek tops and get ready to quilt them.
6. Quit mindless snacking.


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6/14/21 6:43 A

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Edited by: AKA_TROUBLE at: 6/21/2021 (07:02)
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6/13/21 10:47 P

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All readings courtesy of my Charge 2.

06/13: 15,722
06/14: 11,854
06/15: 10,433
06/16: 13,842

06/17: 10,398 - 99 day streak of 10,000 steps
06/18: 9,680 emoticon
06/19: 3,742

Edited by: PRIMEOFMYLIFE at: 6/20/2021 (21:11)
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6/13/21 9:40 P

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All readings courtesy of my inspire hr finally got my replace fitbit

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DEE Southern New Jersey

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Love makes all things happen
Hope makes all things work

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6/13/21 9:01 P

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Sticking with my goal of 12K per day!

All readings courtesy of my Charge4:

06/13: 15752
06/14: 13247
06/15: 13591
06/16: 13028
06/17: 12462
06/18: 14730
06/19: 16028

totals: 99338 steps, 360 floors.

Edited by: KAYOTIC at: 6/20/2021 (14:37)
highest weight ever:202, SP starting weight: 143

H: 5''4" 53 y.o.

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I will aim at getting a daily average of 11000 steps or more.

06/13: 12404
06/14: 10135
06/15: 9269
06/16: 10882
06/17: 11034
06/18: 8518
06/19: 12324



Edited by: YICHE12 at: 6/27/2021 (18:30)
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6/13/21 4:31 P

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All readings courtesy of my VERSA:

06/13: 10,064
06/14: 13,102
06/15: 14,405
06/16: 11,033
06/17: 9,624
06/18: 12,102
06/19:


Edited by: ETERNALMINDED at: 6/19/2021 (21:46)
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Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

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6/13/21 1:34 P

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Goal is 10K or more steps/day emoticon

06/13: - 11.3K
06/14: - 10.8K
06/15: - 12.5K - wow
06/16: - 11K
06/17: - 6.5K - weak emoticon
06/18: - 11K
06/19: - 10.2K

Edited by: HAPPYSOUL91 at: 6/19/2021 (09:46)
Every day I am on the verge of making slight changes that would make all the difference in my life.

One day I won't be able to do this, but today is not that day

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6/13/21 12:53 P

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06/13:10491
06/14:10700
06/15:10127
06/16:11069
06/17:12283
06/18:12655
06/19:13624
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Edited by: WALKINTOFIT at: 6/21/2021 (06:31)

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6/13/21 11:34 A

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Sticking with my goal of 20,000 or more steps per day (140,000 or more for the week.)

06/13: 30,333
06/14: 32,720
06/15: 30,614
06/16: 11,334 (Fitbit broke) Actually walked at least 25,000 steps
06/17: 7,922 (new Fitbit didn't arrive until late in the day) Actually walked at least 25,000 steps
06/18: 30,536
06/19: 33,297

Total per Fitbit -- 176,756

Thank goodness I could get a new Fitbit quickly.

Linda T.

Edited by: RETIREDAT60 at: 6/20/2021 (01:02)
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10k a day with my charge 4

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Christina - Central Time Zone (CST)

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6/13/21 10:40 A

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10k a day

All readings courtesy of my Inspire HR:

06/13:=6,470
06/14:=10,269
06/15:=6,677
06/16:=10,023
06/17:=6,450
06/18:
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Edited by: DONNALEE-53 at: 6/18/2021 (10:26)
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Focus....Eat right & keep moving!!
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Thanks for keeping this going until the end, Raul!

All readings courtesy of my Inspire HR:

06/13: 16,676
06/14: 14868
06/15: 14147
06/16: 13615
06/17: 12406
06/18: 17274
06/19: 15618
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Edited by: AJDOVER1 at: 6/20/2021 (08:35)
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My 10K streak is now at 4.007 straight days!
Even though SparkPeople, as we have come to know it, will be shutting down on August 17, 2021, I will continue this post until the bitter and sad end.
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I think I have achieved the "sweet spot" with regards to my daily goal. 20,000 steps per day or a weekly goal of 140,000 appears to be the numbers I need to achieve. Coming to this conclusion has been a part of my lifestyle change journey that I embarked back in 2009 so I continue to re-adjust my goals as necessary. My goal is to continue keeping my Active Minutes above 120 minutes per day. I will also be tracking my mileage with my goal to walk 9 miles per day. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many floors in my travels I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!!

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OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK!
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IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THAT MEMBERS WHO JOIN THIS THREAD USE THE EDIT FEATURE ON THEIR INITIAL ENTRY.
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DOING SO WILL KEEP THIS THREAD MANAGEABLE AND ALSO MAKE IT EASIER TO TRACK EACH MEMBER'S DAILY PROGRESS.

An easy way to find your initial entry is to hold down the CTRL key and your F key. This will bring up your FIND box. Enter your SparkName and hit enter. This will take you to your first entry. Click on the EDIT MY POST button and add your steps for that day. Then just click on the POST MESSAGE button and you have edited your entry! (For those using an Apple computer, hold down the COMMAND key and your F key for the FIND box. For those using a cell phone, you can usually find a FIND feature in your browser settings) If you have any questions/comments please send me a SparkMail.
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A BIG THANKS TO ALL OF YOU THAT HAVE BEEN USING THE EDIT BUTTON WHEN YOU POST!!!

I continue to be very impressed by your daily steps! emoticon

I love all the activity on this thread! Welcome to each and every one of you and I hope that you accomplished your goals this week. I WOULD LOVE TO GIVE A BIG THANKS TO ALL WHO JOINED THIS THREAD THIS PAST WEEK! We were a fantastic 29 strong this past week! This would be 12 less than last week. I continue to be amazed at your step counts, all of you should be very proud of yourselves! emoticon emoticon emoticon

We are still #1 in the Computer & Electronics category?! That continues to be amazing! As of the posting of this post, we are now at (drum roll please!) 143,536 members strong! Incredibly again, that is 9 more than last week! Compared to last week's membership increase, that is 69 less than the previous week. Out of curiosity I checked to see if SparkPeople was still accepting new accounts. Surprisingly they are. Nevertheless, SparkPeople's pending closure surely has impacted our membership numbers. It certainly was a wonderful run. We have arrived to the 143,000 level and most certainly will not reach the 144,000 level but one can certainly hope!
emoticon Holy moley!

For those who may not have heard the news. FitBit was purchased by Google over a year ago. According to the CEO of FitBit nothing will change.
UPDATE: There was news this past week of Samsung and Google agreeing to use Google's Wear OS. FitBit will also be utilizing this operating system on its higher end watches, i.e., Sense. Allegedly this will allow these companies to directly compete with Apple watch and there many features, i.e., talking to assistants, answering phone calls, etc. Samsung has announced they will come out with watches at the end of 2021, while FitBit stated it will roll these new watches in 2022. Interesting news, especially for those users who use their watch for all of these uses.
UNCONFIRMED UPDATE:
I read that FitBit will now be offering a Snore and Noise Detector monitoring service for those who use a watch with a microphone, i.e, their Versa 3 and Sense. That service alone may be enough impetus for me to get one of those!

UPDATE: I recently had to get in contact with FitBit's Customer Service and I am happy to report that I had an extremely positive experience. The Customer Service rep went above and beyond the call of duty to assist me. One thing that did stand out is that they have access to the back end of their products and can follow what your device is doing night or day. So if your device is acting strangely, call them, they can walk you though the issue and assist you.
UPDATE TO GOOGLE PURCHASE: It appears that the new Versa 3 may soon become integrated with Google's voice system?! I will share more news as it becomes available.
ALEXA UPDATE: It appears this is now an available feature on both the Versa 3 and the Sense.

I was recently playing with the FitBit App for Windows and clicked on the floors portion of the app. There I found a link that offering more information on how this data was calculated. The page is called "How does my FitBit device calculate my daily activity?" and it is a wealth of new information regarding how the various data items are calculated and collected. I was familiar with some of the information but the description of how it is used to calculate your personal data was fascinating. This is a recommended quick read. (And, careful, don't fall down any "rabbit holes" while there!) Here is the link for the page:

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emoticon Welcome to all of our new team members and thank you for joining our weekly steps goal!!!

I continue to love my Ionic watch. Even with its strange quirks. This past week my Ionic watch's step count was 20,694 less steps than my One or a -9.29% difference! I do not do a lot of hand movements during my indoor walking periods. I truly though this was the reason for the lack of uniformity when counting steps; however, now I think we need to add spatial movement to the mix. If I move around while walking indoors my steps register but if I step in place, steps are registered very sporadically. The mystery deepens.

It appears that even for the top of the line watch, Ionic, activities involving the hands continue to contribute to the step count. (I wonder if Apple Watch users experience the same issue?) I continue to compare the data and the steps, distance, active time, floors, and distance are relatively the same. The calories are very different and I think that is more due to the heart rate device on my Ionic miscalculating my calories burned. I tend to trust my One's calorie calculations much more (although I am starting to think that the Ionic's calorie reading might not be as out of line as previously thought. I need to do more investigation into this emerging idea). emoticon

I read a story a few weeks ago about a rumored new tracker from FitBit. The tracker was to be an "elegant" version of their Inspire 2 tracker. Lo and behold, I received an email from FitBit announcing that it is taking pre-orders for this new device. It appears the biggest selling points are the display is in color and it can provide call and text notifications. The battery is one-half (10 versus 5 days) of their Inspire 2 but it shares similar features, i.e., swim-proof. The price is $149.95 and is scheduled to ship in late May.

I still continue to lose more weight. I attribute my recent weight loss to a change I made in my eating habits. I love to eat and I never seem to get full. I have to make a very conscious effort to monitor my calories on a daily basis. I begin my day with a light breakfast, some milk and some type of egg sandwich. At work, I don't eat during my breaks, instead choosing to use this time for walks inside our building. I listen to podcasts or music and use my phone to catch up on emails, read, and play games. I find this is very helpful in achieving my daily step goals since I stopped attending the gym (Due to a recent lifestyle change). I drink 6-9 cups of water during the day and eat my "lunch" in the evening. I will have a small dinner later in the evening. I have been also trying to get to bed earlier so this change has definitely helped, too. All of this has resulted in a noticeable drop in my daily calories and my relationship with food. I have literally cut close to 1,000 calories on a daily basis (and sometimes have to push myself to hit 2,000 calories! This is a good change and one not certainly for everybody (or anybody in fact) but it appears to be working for me.
UPDATE: I continue with following this radical plan and it continues to work for me as I am losing more weight. I have dropped 34 pounds in the last eight months! Also, I have done some further research into this new lifestyle of mine and think my method can be classified as fasting. Now I am not starving myself, I am merely choosing to stay away from food for a certain period of time. I am still getting all of my necessary nutrition on a daily basis. I am really loving this lifestyle.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I am truly amazed at how this change in eating habits has positively affected me. I have plenty of energy, find myself sometimes "forcing" myself to eat, and getting much more sleep. While my initial foray into the healthy living world back in 2009 was life-changing, this intermittent fasting lifestyle has been life and mind-altering.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE TO THE UPDATE
I continue down this path of delaying my lunch and dinner to the end of my day and I continue to enjoy success. The recent holidays did proved to be challenging but following this path has allowed me to get back on schedule with my healthier lifestyle. I am truly pleased with these results.

ADDENDUM: I continue down this "fasting" path and have maintained my recent weight loss. I am amazed at how this one change has impacted my life.

ADDENDUM TO THE ADDENDUM: I have been doing some more research on intermittent fasting (or IT) and now subscribe to the 20/4 plan. Basically I do not eat any meals for 20 hours and then do all of my eating in a 4 hour period. I no longer eat breakfast and now do all of my eating from 6-10pm. This has allowed me to maintain my weight and my lower calorie intake. I sometimes do graze during my non-eating period but it is a hard candy or a piece of fruit. There is also a 16/8 plan for those who want to split their eating between two meal periods. Intermittent fasting has really been a life-saver in my continuing quest to maintain my health.

Our organization is starting its annual "Let's Get Healthy" drive and part of this drive is a push to lose weight. Losing weight can sometimes be very simple while the hard part is keeping the lost weight off. Often times, in our quest to lose weight, we attempt to follow a current fad or try to remove something from our diet. Having been a SparkPeople member for over 10 years I understand that this is not the solution. The solution to losing weight and keeping it off is moderation and activity. Duh, right but these really are the keys to losing and maintaining weight.
But whatever you do, don't give up hope if you "fall off the wagon." Tomorrow is another day to re-start your journey and pick-up where you left off.
AND REMEMBER, KEEP MOVING! emoticon

Here are some articles that I have found very helpful in my quest for a healthier life. Enjoy!

www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?id=2445&pa
ge=4


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/motivatio
n_articles.asp?ID=2224


www.sparkpeople.com/resource
/nutrition
_articles.asp?ID=1386


Hope you gain knowledge and inspiration from these articles.

Once again it is of greater importance to keep yourself hydrated. Here are some links to articles that address the importance of keeping your body hydrated.

www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po
st
=running_tip_the_importance_of_hydraR>tion


www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness
_a
rticles.asp?id=101


OK, once again I am stepping down from my soap box!

All readings courtesy of my ONE/IONIC:

06/13: 40,153 (Active Time: 275-Distance: 20.40-Floors: 0-Ionic: 33,283)
06/14: 28,746 (Active Time: 186-Distance: 14.44-Floors: 9-Ionic: 27,493)
06/15: 26,503 (Active Time: 183-Distance: 13.41-Floors: 6-Ionic: 26,132)
06/16: 27,191 (Active Time: 194-Distance: 15.42-Floors: 0-Ionic: 24,938)
06/17: 28,341 (Active Time: 203-Distance: 16.35-Floors: 0-Ionic: 25,696)
06/18: 29,160 (Active Time: 199-Distance: 15.00-Floors: 5-Ionic: 26,802)
06/19: 39,782 (Active Time: 253-Distance: 19.67-Floors: 2-Ionic: 32,797)

One more week in the books and one less week of time with SparkPeople. This past week I took a grand total of 219,876 steps for a daily step count of 30,211. I was active for 1,450 minutes this past week or an average of 213 Active Minutes per day. I traveled 114.69 miles this past week or an average of 16.38 miles per day and I encountered 22 floors in my travels. I am moving on to next week, I hope you are, too!


Edited by: ROCKMAN6797 at: 6/20/2021 (09:20)
Raul
Leader of the FitBit Users Unite! SparkTeam
www.fitbit.com/user/228NLM
~Keep moving people!~
^^^You got this!^^^
*** Just Do! ***


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