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BUBBLEJ1 Posts: 2,981
5/5/13 7:22 A

1. What do you not like about exercise?

2. Try lots of different things until you find something you love. I like running, but others hate it. I couldn't think of anything worse than an hour on a spin bike, while others think it's the best exercise ever. I love hitting the gym for a good weights session when others would prefer to use resistance bands at home while watching TV. Find what works for you.


There are no shortcuts. No magic bullets. No secret spells. What works is hard work, dedication, and a daily dose of chocolate.
BEEZAUR SparkPoints: (525)
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5/5/13 12:27 A

After I lost 80 lbs specifically without exercise (didn't want to gain it back) I got on my bicycle for the first time in years and years. Felt like a kid again. It's my main source of exercise these days. I mostly don't do it specifically to exercise either - the vast majority of my riding is to the post office and store.

Like DRAGONCHILDE says, " It's often about WHAT you do."

And I think obsessive water drinking is . . . I don't do it.

Today I rode 50 miles in 80 F weather with milk and Gatorade for liquids, about a half gallon total. Carbs, protein, minerals are good.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (58,536)
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5/5/13 12:05 A

What do you do for exercise now? It's often about WHAT you do... you don't have to do a particular thing you don't like. Perhaps you haven't found your dream exercise?

Writer, mother, wife, and breadwinner. I love to run, but running doesn't love me, so I'm switching to my low-impact bike.

I'm not pregnant, just fat: My blog.
LADYDREAMER13 SparkPoints: (2,757)
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5/4/13 11:46 P

I wish that I liked to exercise. I am doing the other thing that I hate tho and that is drinking water. I am averaging 13-18 cups of water a day and have been for the past couple of months. Struggles with both at all times.

I am a winner!!!
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