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CASSIOEPIA Posts: 18,077
1/23/13 10:31 A

It looks like the two of you could be buddies!

Here is how to find a buddy online at SparkPeople:
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic
les.asp?id=102


MOM2HANDE Posts: 67
1/23/13 9:46 A

That's great. I have tried a pedometer, but it didn't work for me. Either it was too cheap and wasn't working right or I didn't wear it right. I have a "sitting" job so really have to work at moving around during the day.

For exercise today, I went to the gym and did 10 minutes of cardio on the eliptical to warm up and then did strength training, upper body, for 40 minutes then 5 minutes on the eliptical to cool down.

Very short walk with the dogs outside because it was SO cold (7 degrees - cold for here.)

MAJONES1225 Posts: 5,834
1/22/13 8:24 P

Yes, I did 9000 steps and wall push ups

MOM2HANDE Posts: 67
1/22/13 4:32 P

So, today I did the treadmill. 4 miles - most of it at an incline of 1 and speed of 5.0, with two (or maybe 3) very short walking breaks at 4.0. Then I took the dog for a half mile walk outside to cool down.

Did you exercise today?

MAJONES1225 Posts: 5,834
1/21/13 5:11 P

You are right, thank you.

MOM2HANDE Posts: 67
1/21/13 4:02 P

Do what you just did! I need someone to report to so I can keep myself accountable. I know its for me, but I also know me and I do better when I report to someone else. No competition, just reporting. I am 53 y/o, finally down into the merely overweight category and no longer obese (GO ME!) and struggle daily with calories and exercise and probably will for the rest of my life. I have never been a workout buddy before. I try for five days of exercise a week, two concentrating on strength and three cardio, with a one-mile walk outside on days I don't exercise. Wanna try something? You don't have to do what I do and I don't have to do what you do, but we can help motivate each other to keep moving....

MAJONES1225 Posts: 5,834
1/21/13 3:32 P

It hard to stay focus when you do not have someone who working out with you. How do you find someone online?

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