What Better Resistance Trainging Than…

…wind!

I am doing laundry today and have a busy evening coming up, so I was trying to figure out what kind of workout to do when I decided to go for a walk outside. I had an errand that needed to be done less than a mile from my house, so I figured I’d walk there and kill two birds with one stone.
While getting ready I happened to glance outside and saw the trees blowing around. I’ve heard howling on and off all morning and thought to myself, “Great! Resistance!!”

Yes, I was excited because I was only walking in it – not running. LOL
It was definitely windy and not so bad going there. Coming back was where the resistance training kicked in. oh boy! I had to tip my ball cap down in front to keep it from blowing off my head. I pushed myself to keep my brisk pace the entire way home, arms pumping and all, and it felt good.

Yep, this is another way stay-at-home mommy’s fit in exercise…we go for brisk walks in 29 mph winds.
I love it!! Oh, and I also love my black-eyed susans that are beginning to bloom.

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5 Responses to What Better Resistance Trainging Than…

  1. Stephanie says:

    You Go girl!!! BTW – love your hat!!! Glad I didn't have to be in the wind but as you say what a great way to kill two birds with one stone – literally!!!!

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  2. I like the positive attitude where others (like me, I'm sure) would find it something to complain about. (I personally DO like the wind as long as it's not too cold).

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  3. Brenda says:

    oh my black eyed susans are just getting buds on them..can't wait til they bloom!
    Ahh yes, wind. I biked a 5k the other day. Wasn't too hard for the first 1/2, but the wind on the way back definatly worked out my legs! They were jello when I got home. Felt great though.
    Glad to hear you went walking to do your errands! That's what I do now too. And it saves gas! Also if I walk to the grocery store to pick up something..I don't end up with 15 items more than planned lol.

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  4. Jane says:

    Great attitude Leah, so positive, I love it.

    You are doing an amazing job with your weight loss and you are looking fantastic.

    Love the flowers 🙂

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  5. So was it easier walking to your errand or walking home? I miss being there with you cause you had me so motovated!

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