Revisiting Exercise Goals

Two years ago when I started this blog I wrote a post about my long-term exercise goals.

I wrote that when I will turn 50, I want to be able to do 20 military push ups in a row, swim like a seal, dance salsa for hours and sleep like a baby every night. Well, I also frothed about being able to hurl club bells above my head – I had seen someone use them and it looked fun, so I wanted to start “hurling” them too. 🙂

Do my exercise goals still stand?

I guess so.

I haven’t lifted a finger to become a better swimmer nor have I learned salsa yet (I own a Salsa dvd but I haven’t practiced for a long time), but at least I’ve improved my cardiovascular fitness and am firmly in the process of increasing my lower and upper-body strength. Sooner or later I’ll be able to do those 20 military push ups in a row. [Read more…]