Canada 150 has me thinking that the purchase of a FITBIT was a splendid idea.
I have either 150 days to accomplish 15,000 steps a day OR travel 15,000 kms – gee that would be a feat, wouldn’t it!
I wonder which will come first.
The other night I ended with just over 20,000 steps. The walk I regularly take gives me a “guardian of the neighbourhood” feel. I use travel through some of Wascana Park and a near by neighbourhood.
During the winter walking at night is not a problem, there are lots of activities along the way. Kids sliding, snowshoe and ski enthusiasts and people just out enjoying the fresh air, day or night. Someone has even cleared off Wascana Creek for a skating rink.
My Fitbit is set for 10,000 steps, so I receive a gentle buzz buzz when I hit that level. When this happens I know I’m close to completing that 15,000 mark. A walk around the lake is approximately 6 to 7,000 steps. Its also wise to check the time of walks to see much how your time is changing! I can definitely feel the results.
Monday I walked to Conexus Arts Centre twice. The first during day light; birds gleefully chirping away and the sun hitting the Legislature just right. My return home from Dwight Yoakam provided a brisk walk home but boy does it make you feel good.
Walking supplies one with time to think about the day, having a Fitbit gives you the chance to look back on your numbers and reflect or reset on what you need to do to keep moving forward.
I plan on getting those steps in while away in Mexico – I’m hoping for a long firm beach to hit that mark – if not there should be a good stretch of paths around the hotel.