Robby LeBlanc’s Mount Kilimanjaro Climb With Werner Berger is Just Under 2 Months Away! AND… Every Week of Training Between Now and Then Counts!
This past Friday, my friend George Callens and I climbed Mary Jane Falls on Mt Charleston. At the top of this path it’s about 9100 feet. There was still SNOW at the top! I believe there are 6 or 7 hiking trails on Mt Charleston.
The degree of difficulty of each hiking trail varies from EASY to EXTREMELY Strenuous. Mary Jane Falls is considered Strenuous.
I’ve got about 45 days to prepare for my Mt Kilimanjaro Climb in June 2012. I’ve been training the last 5 months. But this last month, these 45 days are crucial. I’ll be doing more stair master, bike and treadmill to get my cardio in the best possible condition for the climb.In order to do that, I’ve got to turn up the INTENSITY and TIME I spend in the gym.
If you like hiking, Mary Jane Falls on Mt Charleston is a beautiful hike. It will take you a couple hours, but it’s worth it! AND the view is SPECTACULAR!
I plan on going up to Mt Charleston once a week until I leave for Africa June 17, 2012. Feel Free to leave a comment…
Keep Being Brilliant,
PS – I LOVE my PROPET Hiking Boots! I have been breaking them in at the gym, but this was the first climb with them and they are AWESOME!!
Below Robby LeBlanc Created a Short Video Explaining, “Why Climb For Charity?” And… “Why Climb Mount Kilimanjaro?”
Please feel free to leaver a comment at the end of the climb for charity video.
Help me spread the word about www.ClimbForCharity.com. If you know someone in the MEDIA that could interview me, please let me and them know! Thank you in advance.
No Chips – No Dip!
P.S. – A special Thanks to Sergio Chavez for his editing expertise with this video.
Yes, It’e Weigh In Monday Once Again!
February 1, 2012 – 294.4 pounds (Wednesday)
February 6, 2012 – 291.4 pounds (Monday)
February 13, 2912 – 289.8 pounds (Monday)
February 20, 2012 – 286.6 pounds ( Monday)
TOTAL LOSSS THIS WEEK - 3.2 pounds!
Once again, the one thing that has really helped me with my food choices thew most this week is ACCOUNTABILITY! I am still emailing in my food choices EVERYDAY to my trainer Nancy Dickinson.
THANK YOU NANCY!!!
I’ll See YOu Next Week For Weigh In Monday!
I LOVE working out with the treadmills at Las Vegas Athletic Club. Here are a couple different reasons:
1. They have a lot of treadmills to choose from and I NEVER have wait.
2. They have TV sets connect to a good number of the treadmills.
3. The treadmill have multiple speeds and inclines.
4. I can keep track of my stats.
I’ve been a member of Las Vegas Athlectic Club since 1998. But honestly, it has only been in the last one and a half years that I really used this gym.This past year, before my hernia operation I was there working out 6 days a week. The doctor said in week 4 I could start working out. Wednesday January 18th it was 4 weeks! This first week I will just do some simple walking at a casual pace. They use Life Fitness Treadmills which are AWESOME!!!
The stats on the Life Fitness treadmill are fantastic. It gives you a breakdown of how many miles you walked, how fast, how many steps, how many calories you burned etc.I also love the TV set that I plugin my head. this really helps the time to go by quick. After I finish doing my cardio I usually text my trainer and 2 other accountability partners. Accountability is critical to ones success, mine included!
Because this was my first workout at Las Vegas Athletic Club since my hernia, I wanted to just take it easy. As you can see, I walked for 30 minutes and my walking pace averaged 2.34 MPH. This was just a casual walk. It was pretty crowed on Wednesday night. The treadmills were bust all around and I could hear people huffing and puffing.
Me, I was just smiling, walking at a casual pace, grateful to be moving and exercising again! I was just thrilled to be working out at Las Vegas Athletic Club again! This is my home away from home. So this week I’ll keep my walking up, increasing my time by 3-5 minutes each day. Then next week I’ll start working out with my Trainer, Nancy Dickinson, who is part of my Training Team to climb Mt Kilimanjaro.
Between now and June 18, 2012 one of my goals is to lose another 80-100 pounds. Plus, get in the BEST shape and condition of my life! This is going to take a huge commitment and a ton of work. Mt Kilimanjaro is 19, 340 ft. I’ve got a lot of miles and steps to put in on the treadmill, stairmaster and whatever local hills I can find to trainto get ready for that climb.
I will keep posting my progress and discoveries here at www.ClimbForCharity.com . Please feel free to leave a comment after any post I write.
Tomorrow is Monday and I can’t wait to hit the treadmill a Las Vegas Athletic Club!
No Chips – No Dip – No Cookie – No Cake!