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Slow jogging, slow rowing, and the slow walking of the treadmill desk owner

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I think I have a mantra: slowness. I've always been strong and slow. Even my stroke when I am slow rowing is always slow.
Slow jogging, slow rowing, and the slow walking of the treadmill desk owner

LifeSpan Treadmill Desk Chris Abraham

I think I have a mantra: slowness. I've always been strong and slow. Even my stroke when I am slow rowing is always slow.

Back when I ran for four miles every morning and eight on Saturdays, I ran slowly.

When I stared again back in 2016, I really slow shuffled. And, whenever you're a guy's who's only office desk is a treadmill, you do a lot of slow walking as well.

I am walking at 2mph right now.

As I write, this very moment, but not below, just now, I have walked for 4 hours at 2 miles-per-hour. That's 8 miles of walking. That's good for me.

But it's 20:54 at night so I've literally had not just the workday but the entire day to put into it. I wonder what my block is.

I just checked my Fitbit and here's the 411 for today's slow walking. I don't know why my machine is saying 8.09 miles but my Fitbit Zip that I have tagged onto the leg of my rowing trou is saying I've only logged 4.8 miles.

I think I'll have to track the Fitbit because that's the only data I have that syncs with the cloud and with my greater Fitbit community.

When I am working, I never push it above that, though I can read at up to maybe 2.3-2.5mph. I am a slow walker. If you've ever walked with me, it's true.

I may be tall and you may very well expect me to have a long stride but it's not true. While I am a solid six-foot-three inches tall, my inseam is only 32-inches.

My crotch is only 2.66667 feet off the floor. That's an important number for both trousers and motorcycle standover height.

I bought my LifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk off Amazon on June 1, 2013. Amazon reminds me whenever I go back just in case I am forgetful enough to forget that I already own one.

It's maybe the best $1,366.19 I've ever spent--even better than my K1100LT or my XR650L motorcycles. 

Even though I have access to it every day, all day long, I struggle to walk a very slow 12,000 steps. 

I should walk at least 10-16 miles-a-day but it generally ends up being more like six-miles. 

I promised myself to get more steps in on this brilliant thing. Some of my excuses not to have been: I am writing, putting together a proposal, blogging, or researching so I need to sit very still in order to concentrate.

That's bollocks--they're all lame excuses.

After I got afib and even after my cardioversion took, I was tired a lot--but that's no longer the case. 

So, I am writing this post while walking very slowly. I have a new new year's resolution I think I'll go back and add: if I am going to write on this blog, I am going to need to be be doing all of my blogging and writing while I am walking very slowly on my own treadmill desk.

working on the lifespan treadmill desk

fitbit report for chris abraham on 9 January 2018 which is around 12,641 steps or 4.8 miles and 3,385 calories

walkers view of the lifespan treadmill desk from my perspective

 

the backside of my lifespan treadmill desk

 

what working on a lifespan treadmill desk looks like from the walker's point of view

 

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