One Thousand Move Goals

by Volker Weber

55241f83eadbfedb93604207dcaae7fe 67de34ca283ac50a9d947d22d2d61664

On my 1002nd day of wearing the Apple Watch I completed my 1000 move goals. I missed it only on two days: on June 20th in 2016 I missed it by 3 calories since I did not pay attention, and then again last October when I woke up in the ICU. This may sound like a big achievement but it is kind of inevitable. Once you establish your daily routine, you just keep going. A day, a full week, a complete month. Three months later your reach 100. Complete the year to get to 365, and 500 is less than five months ahead. After that is is quite a stretch. How do you eat an elephant? In small bites. Eventually it will be gone.

8104f54254fe0bcfb6dca98957a02294 4f3218706996f64bba56f7d275275caa
587bc888ba6388d12649843bb117be1e 8e241677c691b246d9587c2df35971e6

What now? Just keep going. #dontbreakthechain

PS: This isn't a crazy thing that only I do. Detlev and Fridolin completed the challenge before I did. And so can you. Start today and then keep going.

Comments

Congrats Volker! I’m currrntly in my way to 365 and see no reason to break the chain! I took a break from the AW0 after having it replaced due to the glue failing but came back with an AW3 SB SS and loving it. Haven’t missed a day since and look forward to 500 and 1000 day achievements. Thanks for the inspiration.

Leo Wiggins III, 2018-02-24

Congrats Volker!

Detlev Poettgen, 2018-02-24

Congrats, Volker! And thank you for your inspiration. I have to blame you for doing now 56 consecutive days... and I love it!

Fotios Nisiropoulos, 2018-02-24

Congratulations! This is inspiring and impressive!

Since I've just ordered my second treadmill desk for the home office - wondering what you think about these to hit some walking goals while doing office work still. (Works great for me ymmv) - keywords to search: treadmill desk tr-1200 dt5

Cheers,

Daniel

Daniel Kirstenpfad, 2018-02-24

I need to get outside, walk the dog, smell the air, experience the forest. When return, I am a better person, that can work faster and make up for the time that wasn't lost at all.

Volker Weber, 2018-02-25

Respekt.
Gestartet Anfang Januar, bin ich nun auch täglich dabei ... but far behind ... anyway: getting (just a little bit) better ... rather slowly, but continuing.

Stephan Perthes, 2018-02-25

Nice! I'm about to go out for my walk on day 144. We spoke last September about my struggles with the Apple Watch as I started a weight loss study at a local university hospital. My personal version of #dontbreakthechain is that since October 7, 2017, I have gone outside EVERY DAY for a walk no matter what the weather is. The study wanted us to get a minimum of 20 minutes/day of exercise but my goal started at 20-30. I've now doubled that and will also start running as soon as it warms up here a bit more.

It's easy to track my progress and requires no equipment - I simply don't skip any days no matter what, so all I have to do is count the days. This is more exercise than I have done in 20 years and is a huge win for me. I finally found the right motivation to actually step out every day - I don't want to start over at day 1. Some of my class and my wife have also adopted versions of #dontbreakthechain.

I'm sure you'll be happy to hear that last week I tried an Apple Watch again and I think this time it's going to stick, especially since I bought it locally, slightly used.

Thanks for the kick to get us healthier.

Bill Greenberg, 2018-02-27

Recent comments

Ben Uris on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 12:48
Bernd Hofmann on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 12:31
Marc Henkel on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 12:17
Andreas Kurtz on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 12:16
Torsten Rox-Edling on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 12:03
Volker Weber on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 11:30
Jonas Rathert on Und der Gewinner ist ... at 11:25
Tim Clark on What happened to Connections Pink? at 11:18
Johannes Matzke on Zeier jr. (3): 'Das war der Papa der Siri-Frau' at 06:50
John sauder on What happened to Connections Pink? at 23:39
Volker Weber on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 21:50
Tobias van der Plas on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 21:40
Samuel Orsenne on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 20:41
Volker Weber on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 19:14
Ananya Gupta on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 19:09
Ingo Seifert on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 18:18
Andreas Pfau on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 18:16
Samuel Orsenne on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 17:45
Stephan Perthes on Zeier jr. (3): 'Das war der Papa der Siri-Frau' at 17:14
Kai Schmalenbach on Path is going away. Other social networks will follow. at 16:34
Frank Quednau on Apple supports more iPhones than ever at 16:33
Volker Weber on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 15:09
Henning Wriedt on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 15:05
Volker Weber on Upgrade to iOS 12 now at 14:52
Volker Weber on Here Traffic Dashboard at 14:50

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 13:02

visitors.gif

buy me coffee