Fitness Minutes: (4,316)
1,418 7/24/12 12:33 P
Also from the NW and just started walking to the gym/pool just over a mile away and with fall approaching I am planning ahead, actually called mom and requested a HUGE umbrella for my birthday...getting up at 6 am and hauling myself to the pool in the dark, cold, wet...I want a giant umbrella...but ain't nothing stopping me!
The rain and snow don't really bother me. What I can't stand is excessive heat. But my gym membership helps to prevent the heat, snow, rain and dark of night from keeping me from my workouts.
7/24/12 10:02 A
I love to go walking in the rain & running in the snow.
Fitness Minutes: (61,316)
7/24/12 9:59 A
I've been caught in the rain while running or riding my bike. As others have mentioned, as long as there is no lightning I don't mind. When it's really hot out, I welcome a cooling shower. Of course it gets really steamy when the rain stops.
and I have run a 5k or two in the snow. I've run many in the rain. If I paid for the race, I'm running it! No picking up my t-shirt and leaving. I will admit I've been tempted...but I persevered and ran in the snow.
The most handicapped person in the world is a negative thinker; a person who has the skills, abilities, talents and tools, yet chooses not to use them. ~Heather Whitestone
Forget your perfect offering, there is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen
I've worked out in the rain, but I am way too much of a wimp about cold. Not to mention that I am very uncoordinated and would probably break my head. I will be hitting the gym more when it's snowy here.
The joy of the Lord is my strenth. ~ Nehemiah 8:10
�Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.� ~ Henry Ford
Fitness Minutes: (183,627)
12,444 7/22/12 3:03 P
I don't particularly enjoy being while fully clothed. However, I have been caught in the rain a few times when running. I just try to do something inside if I know it's raining.
And I live in Minnesota and we have snow. I go running outside in the winter but I make sure to dress appropriately. I have even run a Thanksgiving Day 10k the day after a major snowstorm.
7/22/12 8:13 A
when you're dedicated, you don't take no for an answer, but find another way.
7/21/12 10:19 P
If I avoided snow, I would not be able to be outside for months at a time! Rain and snow should not be used as excuses.
�We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.� ~ Randy Pausch
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results." ~ Art Turock
"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good." ~ 7 Years in T
Fitness Minutes: (169,949)
21,225 7/21/12 10:15 P
I get energy and feelings of well being from exercise so use the gear available to exercise in various weather conditions.
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