May 2022 Covid Fitness Diary!

Sunday, May 1: Lost of walking and about 20 minutes of jogging started the month: 17,895 steps/13.1 km.

Monday, May 2: More yet a bit less of the same: 16,703 steps/12.3 km.

Tuesday, May 3: More yet a bit less of the same again: 14,938 steps/11.2 km.

Wednesday, May 4: More of the same plus a bit more: 18,994 steps/14.4 km.

Thursday, May 5: My first gym session of the month thanks to the Children’s Day public holiday: sides, lower back, calves, lats, back, traps, biceps, seated hamstring curls courtesy of a new machine, weightless squats, and some leg presses. And just under 10,000 steps: 9,923 steps/7.74 km.

Friday, May 6: More walking with a little jogging: 15,440 steps/12.1 km. I also hit the gym at night, something I haven’t done for a very long time, for a quick 20-minute workout: chest, shoulders, triceps, calves, sides, and lower back.

Saturday, May 7: A surprising amount of walking: 27,250 steps/19 km. And my legs never felt tired. They used to start to tire around 16,000 steps.

Sunday, May 8: Just more walking and a little bit of jogging: 15,416 km/12.6 km.

Monday, May 9: A rare early morning gym session that started at 7:45 a.m.: back, lats, traps, biceps, sides, lower back, hamstrings, calves, weightless squats, and leg extensions. 18,647 steps/14.2 km.

Tuesday, May 10: Just walking and some jogging: 17,708 steps/15 km.

Wednesday, May 11:  No jogging today, just more walking:  19,022 steps/14.1 km.

Thursday, May 12: Another early morning (7:55 a.m.) workout: chest, shoulders, triceps, traps, and calves. 16,069 steps/11.6 km.

Friday, May 13: Another morning workout: sides, lower back, and legs. And my steps for the day, an impressive 21,846 steps/17.7 km. And my legs are certainly getting used to all these steps!

Saturday, May 14: Back in the gym again in the morning: sides, lower back, calves, back, lats, traps, biceps, and forearms. 16,219 steps/13.1 km.

Sunday, May 15: More walking and a little jogging: 18,180 steps/15.2 km.

Monday, May 16: More walking and also a little jogging: 13,518 steps/11.2 km.

Tuesday, May 17: A short gym session after class: sides, lower back, calves, chest, shoulders, traps, and triceps. I doubt I’ll be sore tomorrow. And more walking, this time without any jogging: 17,136 steps/12.3 km.

Wednesday, May 18: Another short gym session: sides, lower back, lower abs (but not much), leg extensions, weightless squats, calves, and seated hamstring curls on my gyms new seated hamstring curl machine. I also walked 18,773 steps/13.8 km.

Thursday, May 19: More walking : 16,409 steps/12.7 km.

Friday, May 20: A morning weights session: back, lats, biceps, calves, sides, and lower back, and then a lot more walking thoughout the day: 24,902 steps/18.7 km.

Saturday, May 21: Another gym session: chest, shoulders, triceps, and calves. And yet more walking: 13,997 steps/10.7 km.

Sunday, May 22: I was unpleasantly surprised to discover my gym was closed today. Hence, the only option was to walk a lot and jog a little: 19,041 steps/15.5 km.

Monday, May 23:  A short weights session after work: calves, reverse hamstring curls, leg presses, and leg extensions, and a set each of side raises, lower back extensions, and pull downs. More walking as usual: 17,851/13.7 km.

Tuesday, May 24: Something of a rest day with just 8,041 steps/6.13 km.

Wednesday, May 25: Back walking some more and feeling refreshed after a long 13-hour stint in bed, some of those hours with a migraine. But once it had passed, I felt great. No gym though, just more walking” 13,458 steps/10.5 km.

Thursday, May 26: Like yesterday, just with a few more steps and an extra 100 meters: 13,599 steps/10.6 m.

Friday, May 27: Back in the gym for a short 20-minute session: lats, back, biceps, traps, sides, and lower back. And I took 15,621 steps, covering a distance of approx. 11.9 km.

Saturday, May 28: A short afternoon weights session, just legs and a little core: calves, seated hamstring curls, leg presses and extensions, side raises, and lower back raises. And I walked a little more than usual: 21,537 steps/16.5 km.

Sunday, May 29: A power walk to the gym resulted in a short weights session: calves, chest, shoulders, triceps, and traps. I’m liking these more regular shorter gym sessions. Total steps and kilometers for the day: 20,647 steps/14.7 km.

Monday, May 30: Just walking: 17,173 steps/13 km.

Tuesday, May 31: A surprising number of steps to end the month of May, considering today’s teaching schedule: 17, 562 steps/13.1 km.