Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Two Things on Tuesday

  1. Completed my stair at work today. I had to really talk myself when it came to round two. Round one was rough and my lungs were burning. Round two was a bit easier. Each round consisted of walking up 5 floors and back down 3x - for a total of 342 stairs going up and 342 stairs coming down.

    For reference, there are 1,860 steps from street level to 102nd floor of the Empire State Building, so I would need to complete this task 5.4 times to reach the top of the Empire State Building by stairs. My goal is each week is to walk the stairs 2 times a week and 2 times, up and down 3 times - for a total of up warding climbing of 684. In one week my total number of stairs will not reach the 102nd floor on the Empire State Building.  I might look a bit to excited for walking up stairs or maybe I am just wild eyed!
  2. Today is the second day in a row that the sun has been out! For those outside of the Seattle area - this comic pretty much represents our weather pattern - Seattle Weather.  I should really go run outside tonight after work, but I don't see that happening until it gets dark. I think I will hit up the gym instead its been a while since I have been there.  I need to get one of two workouts done tonight - run 6 miles or try out my new leg work out, not sure what I am going to do yet.
I hope everyone is having a great Tuesday- did you get a chance to cross any items of your to-do list today?

3 comments:

  1. Great job for you on those stairs! Today I had to leave work early to take a kid to the doctor. I was so impressed that my buddy and I got in both our stair runs before noon! This meant they were only about 90 min apart, so my legs were CRANKY.

    Oh man, I am laughing so hard at that comic. It is so true. It is so funny, and so painful. Today was a beautiful afternoon, I was glad to be out of the office.

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  2. Good job on the stairs, I think that it also might help you in your running, your legs will get stronger and stronger.

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  3. Doing stairs that much is going to be AWESOME for your legs!

    There's a race here in Los Angeles that's getting to the top of a building via stairs. I'm thinking of signing up for it.

    Have you ever made moussaka? I'm allergic to dairy, so my husband makes it for me. SO GOOD.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moussaka

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