Walking My Way to Fitness

Until just over a month ago I had really let me fitness slide this year.  I need to be fit not only to stay healthy but to look after my family.  Just over 5 weeks ago when it was school holidays and we were staying on the Sunshine Coast

Taken by son a few weeks ago when he came on a walk with his camera.

Taken by son a few weeks ago when he came on a walk with his camera.

I started walking again.  It was lovely to walk the path along the beach each day.  Since we’ve been home I have managed to exercise most days.  Many days it has been a walk from home.  On days when I haven’t had much time I’ve done a shorter period of skipping.  When I saw the challenge for the Worldwide WordPress 5k for any day this week, I thought I could give it ago since I’ve been walking anyhow.

When I checked out how long my normal route was on google maps I was disappointed to realise that it was only 2.5k.  I needed to walk double that for this challenge. Continue reading

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