Sunday, June 28, 2009

Pre Disney Warm Up (updated)

Yes its that time of year again, its my company's annual Adventureland trip. Back to the land of Iowa's own hidden Mickey. (you can spot it in the photo above) This year things will be a little different because my wife has to work. So what do you do when your alone in the park with your kids who each brought a friend and want to go do their own thing? You exercise of course.

With less that two weeks until our WDW I am going to use today to test out my feet. I visited "map my run" today and plotted two courses that are just over a mile. My goal (if my feet can handle it) is to complete some non stop loops. How many will I complete? We'll find out.

Of course a ride on the Tornado is a must today.

And something for those who are a little more laid back.

Post park update: I managed to get in five dedicated miles in at the park earlier today. Two miles back to back in the morning and then three individual loops during the day. These miles were done without stopping for rides and shows. I'm sure I put in couple more miles during the day but I am only counting the walking loops. My right foot is a little sore this evening but not to bad. I think I can safely begin some walking miles during the week. I have great success in treating my foot by rolling a pepsi bottle filled with frozen water under my arch.

Will be working the late shift this week so I am planning on a couple more YMCA visits this week. For those of you that have me on Skype feel free to give me a shout this week.


Amanda said...

Now that's the way to take in a park...You're very dedicated...Hope you had a fun day in the park and got in the rides and exercise you wanted!

DisHippy said...

That would definitely be a good way to see a park. :)
I also wanted to let you know that I am trying to get back into the blogging thing lately so there are some new posts if you'd like to stop by. Thanks. Jeff from MO

DebWDW said...

Don't overdo! But keep at it!

MikeF. said...

Glad to hear you were able to walk those miles. I have to admit that your arch problem has me thinking that you need to see an Orthopaedic doctor. I am wondering if you need a custom insert for your shoes. I know my custom insets fixed my arch pain. Done to 209.2 lbs.

Matt said...

Glad to see you got some miles in!

Justin said...

I haven't been to Adventureland in years! It just might be time for a trip up to Des Moines.

So how many days to Disney?