Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Day 224: Why The Real-Time Clock?

RTP Blog.com Mission 3 Adam WatersG'day,

Now before I get to the clock I'll briefly outline today's training which consisted of Hybrid Cardio and abdominal training.

I went very hard with cardio today, as I continue my climb back to my peak cardio fitness on Day 136 (end of Mission 2).

I completed a 4 treadmill cycles of 7, 11, 13, 15 km/h for one minute increments with 2 minutes on the last 15 km/h cycle - at the end of M2 I was up to 7, 12.5, 14.5 & 16.5 km/h cycles.

In regards to my ab training I am also on the way back up with 3 sets of 15 reps each of lower, upper & oblique abs. The real test of my ab strength is the lower ab exercise...absolutely brutal, BUT I still managed to pump out 15 reps each time.

Now back to the title of today's post.

Why do you think I have a Real-Time Clock in my right-hand nav bar?

If you think you have the answer just leave a comment on this post.

Peace,
AJ

P.S. Hint: The clock has to do with my M3 Accountability plan...

10 comments:

Karlos said...

so people know what time it is in japan

Diane said...

Adam:
I think doing this is a motivational tool to help you "see" visual - as to how much time is left...taking you closer to your fitness goals. Used for encouragment as you gauge your progress?

Mark said...

Whether you're working towards your goals or not, time marches on.

The time we have in this life is precious, make the most of everyday.

Karlos said...

now that i see the clock it reminds me that i'm having so much trouble waking up early..... thats the hardest thing.. at what time do you wake up and eat your first meal?

Adam Waters said...

Thanks guys for your comments.

I'll reply to each person individually.

karlos said...
so people know what time it is in japan


Not quite, but yes it is the current time in Osaka, Japan.


diane said...
Adam:
I think doing this is a motivational tool to help you "see" visual - as to how much time is left...taking you closer to your fitness goals. Used for encouragment as you gauge your progress?


Hi Diane, definitely a motivational aspect to it, gauging progress over the course of 1 day (very close!).

mark said...
Whether you're working towards your goals or not, time marches on.

The time we have in this life is precious, make the most of everyday.


Hi Mark, extremely good point, I actually didn't have that in mind but very true, I have discussed this "living life in real-time" in previous posts.

Adam Waters said...

Hi Karlos, I get up at 7:20 AM and have my first meal at 7:30AM. I think the key is getting at least 8 hours sleep.

Kristiina said...

I would say that in M3 every hour, minute and second counts and progress is made 24/7 :)

Adam Waters said...

Kristiina said...

I would say that in M3 every hour, minute and second counts and progress is made 24/7 :)


Hi Kriistina,

You are right on the money, a transformation takes place literally every second of every minute of every day; etc. I'll discuss the accountability part of the equation tomorrow as to how the clock plays a role in making sure I follow through.

Cheers,
Adam

Rayden said...

Hey Adam, I see you're on Tom Venuto's BFFM blog as well. Wow, that's great to see. His post today about Maintainers is interesting. I too want to get there, so I will be posting my questions to you using that 'Ask Adam' link on the right shortly..

Adam Waters said...

Cool Rayden, Yeah Tom has been a great help to me personally and through his books. I'll get back to you ASAP.

Cheers,
Adam