Isn't it amazing how we can walk for hours all over Disney World when we are there on a vacation and think nothing about walking? I hate walking around my neighbornhood, but can go to Pensacola Beach and walk there and think nothing about it because it is so much fun.
Oh gosh I am rarely motivated, thankfully I am prone to health problems if I don't do it . So for me it is good medicine. I just have to show up everyday and give it my best. At least I can't complain about the results. I hope you find something that works for you. God luck on your journey.
There are lots of ways to get exercise. I get two hours per day doing house cleaning.
Try Yoga with Rodney Yee as his DVDs are great. Also, Walk Away the Pounds is a great series.
Fitness Minutes: (58,946)
1,600 4/1/13 11:43 P
I just feel drained by this past winter. I need some yoga. NOW. And a bounce on my mini-trampoline.
"The most effective fitness workout is the one you do!"
"In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you'll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you'll have a different body"- Joseph Pilates, on his training method
30 to 90 mins of cardio and strength/resistance, 5 days/wk
Dr-supervised Bio Hormone Therapy + Nutrition + Sleep + Stress Mgmt might start to = Fitness (partly borrowed from Fitness on the Run, Alexandria, VA USA)
Fitness Minutes: (2,290)
4/1/13 11:36 P
Once I get myself in the habit I do OK but if I slack off ............. not good.
4/1/13 10:38 P
I get this.. I hate the gym but I get there and I am okay. I am in the same boat, lots to lose, get home done, etc. so I know I am better if the gym clothes are in the bathroom by the door so I come in change and leave...no going upstairs to change. And at the gym I promise only 20 minutes or so on the recumbent bike, its the only thing I can do right now as my back is OUCH!. I have lots to lose as well and hope that as lose my back will not hurt as much and I can do more.
So far I am doing pretty well on my quest to lose a lot of weight. I have a lot to lose and it's going to take a long time to get there but I am slowly and steadily losing. I have been a member of this board for a long time but she didn't have the desire to change my diet enough to matter. Now I have done that, so in the last couple of months I have lost 17 lbs and not suffering to much to do it. I realize if I were more physical I would lose faster but my problem is pain. I have several issues that cause a great deal of pain in the lower half of my body. I do work, I do walk around at work but by the time I get home I am DONE. Are there others out here that can enjoy this weight loss adventure without being an exercise diva?
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