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My "Power Walk"

Discussion in 'Health' started by Ridgerunner, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    At my driveway. Destination: that hill out yonder to the right of Sutro Tower
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    Halfway there!
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    The "Moraga Steps"-all 168 of them!
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    At the top of the "turtle"! I had to climb another 172 steps to reach the top-totalling 340 steps!
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    That long strip of green is Golden Gate Park
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    LOOK! My home is down there!!:D Looking Northwest.
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    All total, the walk is exactly two miles with a couple 30% grades a block long each and 340 steps. Not bad for a guy who is 245lbs and has a bloodclot in his arm, no? Doc says I can walk and raise my heartrate a bit, so I will do this walk once a week, and a regular walk every other day to stay fit:)
     
  2. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    mjp2

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  3. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    eordonez

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    nice, very nice, is that the golden gate in the last picture?
     
  4. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

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    Good for you Ridge, keep up the good work!
     
  5. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:03 PM
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    If was in SF, I'd join ya!!! Actually looks like fun!
     
  6. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Hi Ed:) in the next-to-last pic the GG Bridge is at the top right.

    Thanks a lot guys:)
     
  7. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    eordonez

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    the last picture didn't showed for me the first time lol, so yea in the last to last pic :p
     
  8. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    lsocoee

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    nice walk. It actually made me think about exercising.
     
  9. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:09 PM
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    I'm a rookie with the pic thing so I put 'em in 1 at a time:D


    Hey Pster-it is really fun for sure. You get a hell of a workout and the payoff is that view.
     
  10. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:10 PM
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    yeah, it does got you thinking huh?
     
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    What is that high spot or knoll in GG park?
     
  12. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    Awesome view, great pics. Keep up the good work.
     
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    Yeah it really is:) it's definately a way to "stop and smell the roses"

    Thanks OTG!! I will do that:)
    Go for it Rob! It can only help ya and give you that feeling of accomplishment:)
     
  14. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    I'd feel a lot more accomplished if I took a little nap when I got home.
     
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    You can see 19th ave (State Route 1) cutting into the park and curving right into that incline-it's just a hill with tons of forestation I think.

    Thanks:)
     
  16. Jun 23, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    I think I saw that coming:D
     
  17. Jun 23, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    nice that your exercising, but DAMN look at that rat race. What is there about 4" between houses?:eek:
     
  19. Jun 23, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    No doubt Chris:) Taking it in whilst I can you know:D
    They are CONNECTED Wild!!:eek: Imagine having a million dollar home, you're relaxing in your living room and BOOM!! The neighbor's bitchy daughter kicks their front door shut with her foot and makes you fly out of your chair!
     
  20. Jun 24, 2009 at 3:39 AM
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    Wow, that is a nice view and those steps are awesome. Wish we had a places like that to walk in Vegas :(. Keep it up!
    Crazy how the houses are connected though!
     
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