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Green Exercise

I’m all about being green. In general. Recycling, upcycling, air miles, composting, you get the drift. But I’m also all about Green exercise. Getting outdoors, into the non recycled air.  And for me, that’s one of the benefits!

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In general you are pretty limited in the gym. Sure you can adjust the incline, but nothing beats the undulating terrain of the outdoors. Working out outside promotes “muscle confusion,” which can help your body burn more calories.  Very cool. And it’s totally cool to be green.

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Me, myself and my GPS

You would think, as an “orienteerer” that I would instinctively know location and direction at all times. Sadly not. Unless either up a mountain, or in a forest- I can’t seem to find my way out of the proverbial paper bag.

So I rely on several GPS devices.  Firstly the Garmin in my car.  Can’t go anywhere without it.  And that’s not to say I’m good at using it either.  But between us we’ll find our way.  I’m ok if I have the address to plug in, or have the location stored in Favourites.  But if I have to actually locate it on the map.  Nah. I canny do it Captain.

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