Fitness Minutes: (67,544)
1,769 7/13/12 8:46 P
I try to keep active no matter what the day because I have the tendency to slack off when I start backing off on the fitness minutes.
Fitness Minutes: (45,310)
265 7/13/12 7:48 P
I like both. I'll sometimes take Saturday off, but usually get back at it on Sunday. I can also do a really long workout on Sunday's because I have nothing very pressing that day. And I figure I can catch up on my sleep during the sermon.
Both! I love to sleep in on the weekends and then head to the gym after some 'refreshments'; however too often my list of errands is too long to invest the time at the gym I lust for; so I choose sleep.
I LOVE working out in the gym on the weekends - in the mornings. At my gym, a lot of body builders are there on the weekend and they are GREAT motivation.
I also love working out on holidays.
**** Shaunté ****
"There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or out. There's no such thing as a life in-between."
Starting Weight: 196.8 Current Weight: 190.0 Goal Weight: 135
Fitness Minutes: (85,662)
7/13/12 4:07 P
I work out in the early am, so I love to run on weekends - I don't have to get up at 4 am (I start work at 7). I generally wake up early anyway, then I run or do a video or two or do some weight training. You don't have to worry about how long it's taking on weekends.
Shared pain is lessened. Shared joy is increased. Thus we refute entropy. - Spider Robinson
What fits your busy schedule better: exercising 1 hour a day or being dead 24 hours a day? - Glasbergen
People who don't like cats were probably mice in an earlier life.
Fitness Minutes: (35,065)
7/13/12 4:00 P
I work out only on Saturdays. I work out 4 days (5 days if my mood/body allows) during the week so I like to take my rest on the weekend. Saturdays, I do low-impact workouts (I've starting taking swimming lessons). Sundays, I like to rest. Honestly, Sundays are the only days I get to sleep in so I take full advantage of it. It's also my day to prepare my meals for the week so I can focus on that and get in some me-time (at-home pedicures).
Edited by: NOMIE322 at: 7/13/2012 (16:05)
Fitness Minutes: (30,244)
7/13/12 3:51 P
I like working out of the weekends because I don't feel so confined to a schedule: work, school, kids, family, dinner, bedtime, etc. Weekends are mostly unscheduled which makes the workout more enjoyable.
Fitness Minutes: (3,233)
7/13/12 3:05 P
I mean, I LIKE resting up any day of the week ! lol ...But, nonetheless, I usually workout at least 6 days a week.
7/13/12 2:37 P
Exercise gives me strength, energy and flexibility. Also, the more active I am, the more calories I burn. Therefore it is daily for me - seven day a week. Sundays are "choice day" for me. I allow myself to take leisurely walk or do stretching as opposed to a hard, long run, weight lifting, or an exercise class such as Pilates or Aerobics.
By striving to do it every day, I get breaks on days I cannot do it due to illness, injury, or occasional travel. It is hard enough to do it daily as it is due to the time exercise requires!
Fitness Minutes: (64,338)
7/13/12 1:34 P
I try to workout one day on the weekend, and take the other day off. Now that I am doing a long run that takes 90+ minutes, Saturday morning is really the best time to do it. Keeping my weekday workouts to about an hour or less leaves me time to cook a healthy dinner, ride my horse, tend my garden, and keep the house from going to heck completely since I work full time.
Voluntary Discomfort is the secret cornerstone of strength. We build our whole lives around increasing comfort and avoiding discomfort, and yet by doing so we are drinking a can of Weakness Tonic with every morning’s breakfast. ~Mr. Money Mustache 5K PR: 23:40 10K PR: 48:57 HM PR: 1:59:37 30K: 2:57:44
7/13/12 12:32 P
With full-time work and a toddler, weekends are when I can get my biggest workouts in. It's also a great time for our family to go out together. It's important to me to be a good example for my son, so I try to exercise in his presence whenever I can. He's also a great personal trainer because he loves it when I run and gets whiny if I "just walk" for too long!
On Saturday morning, my husband plays pick-up basketball with friends for an hour or two at a local park, while I walk/jog around the block with our son in his stroller. It's about 1.5 miles around the block and the park's located in a canyon, so I go uphill for half of it and burn some major calories during my laps.
On Sundays, we do a more leisurely walk around the lake as a family -- although I'm slowly working on getting my husband to jog/run at least half the time.
Fitness Minutes: (63,497)
10,962 7/13/12 12:04 P
Working out 7 days a week
Give up everything you love, and everything that tastes good = weight loss! Simple as that!
"Eating what stands on one leg (mushrooms and plant foods) is better than eating what stands on two legs (fowl), which is better than eating what stands on four legs (cows, pigs, and other mammals)"....... Chinese proverb "Food is not love, comfort, or an anxiety pill."
Sundays are my day to take it easy. I like to rest over the weekend but if I skip a workout during the week I'll make it up on Saturdays.
7/13/12 11:45 A
I find it more difficult to workout on the weekends. There are too many things that need my attention, too many people needing my time.
Fitness Minutes: (3,346)
7/13/12 11:41 A
I especially like working out on weekends. I have more free time then and can go to a state park or something for a change of pace.
Fitness Minutes: (17,391)
2,116 7/13/12 11:35 A
I end up mostly taking Sundays off just because something always seems to come up.
Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.
Fitness Minutes: (89,516)
8,881 7/13/12 11:34 A
I usually do a major work out on one of the days.
Macye Finger Lakes Region of NYS
7/13/12 11:29 A
Get in some exercise 7 days a week
Fitness Minutes: (21,430)
19,221 7/13/12 11:26 A
I like to work out on Saturday. No one at the gym at 8:30am. Sunday is rest day with my hubby.
Fitness Minutes: (61,211)
7/13/12 10:46 A
my favorite times for the gym are Friday night and 8:00 Saturday morning. Very few people there, so if I want a full hour on the treadmill...it's all mine!
Sunday mornings I like to run at a park near the house.
The most handicapped person in the world is a negative thinker; a person who has the skills, abilities, talents and tools, yet chooses not to use them. ~Heather Whitestone
Forget your perfect offering, there is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen
Fitness Minutes: (68,075)
12,065 7/13/12 10:32 A
I mix it up from weekend to weekend. Maybe do Sat and Sun. Maybe do Sat. Maybe do Sun, etc. I do try to exercise, at least walk on one of the weekend days.
7/13/12 10:30 A
I like resting up unless I do something fun like hiking, biking, or swimming.
You NEVER regret a workout! Love Sojo
Fitness Minutes: (11,285)
7/13/12 10:30 A
Both. I don't swim Sat. and Sun. but I try to do some form of activity.
Fitness Minutes: (41,579)
7/13/12 10:21 A
I have to workout on weekends so I can get in enough exercise, I have a chemo schedule to work around. I usually have one or two days during the week that I am not able to workout because of the chemo side effects.
My name is Shari; I have been a Sparker since July 2006, I am now in hospice care for metastatic breast cancer, but I'm not letting cancer stop me from Sparking!
Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I think I'm kind of a combination. This weekend I'm planning to rest up though and beat the heat inside.
Narrated by Ibn 'Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, "There are two blessings which many people lose: (They are) Health and free time for doing good." ~Bukhari
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.