anything i have fun doing...like turbofire! or rollerblading or running....biking..the list goes on and on
Fitness Minutes: (29,390)
5,351 10/5/12 8:05 A
ZUMBA----It just makes me feel so darn good! After a hard day at work, three minutes into a routine and I feel the stress roll off of me. I agree 100% with BTLSMUM---a group class is tremendously fun.
GOAL: To be at my goal weight by the end of September. Mini goal: -5 by the end of May Reward: A new Zumba shirt!!!!
Fitness Minutes: (19,222)
488 10/5/12 7:36 A
It's changed this year due to various circumstances. Right now, it's power lifting.
If you like Zumba but your feeling burnt out, really do try to attend a group class. I think you'll really appreciate the energy the participants give each other.
10/5/12 7:10 A
Walking the dog
~ Winners never quit, and quitters never win ~
Fitness Minutes: (449)
10/5/12 5:30 A
Step aerobics. When I bought my step last year I had no idea it would change my approach to fitness. You can do anything with a step once you learn a few basic moves, and it's good for crunches, situps, squats, plank, lunges, etc. too. I can get sweaty without getting nasty, and since I have carpet in my house the step gives me a hard surface. I'd like to run outside more, but I have to work out very early in the morning and it's creepy in my neighborhood. So I will be a stepper unless something changes.
10/5/12 4:55 A
Jogging because it can be done anywhere, and any time. All one needs are good shoes. It is inexpensive since gym membership is not required, necessary, or needed. It does not require an appointment at a gym, or with a friend as it can be done solo. It can be done with a friend or in a group.
When I was young and needed a babysitter, I put the baby in a stroller in a park and jogged around her (that was before jogging strollers were invented).
Jogging burns more calories than most other exercises. It can be done indoors on a machine, or outside in the dark, daylight, wind, rain, sun (but not too hot!), fresh snow (but not ice!).
10/5/12 4:41 A
Elliptical because I have one at home and walking, wherever I am in world.
Toni Go slow to go fast. Maintaining since September 15, 2012
10/5/12 4:16 A
Lifting - I have Monday, Wednesday and Friday scheduled with a friend and we've been meeting since 2006. We've had our ups and downs but we're still attending :-) It's changed a lot over the years-now we are in and out in 30-40 minutes because in the summer we both do our cardio in other ways (besides the gym).
For cardio my go-to is biking - as much as possible! My back up is the gym or a walk in the park with the dogs.
I weigh 223lbs not kilos, but I can't get my ticker to change!
Fitness Minutes: (3,033)
10/5/12 12:59 A
I'm not the best to ask- I've only been exercising on a regular basis for a few weeks. So far, I've really enjoyed walking/jogging. I can't wait until I get my endurance and strength up to the point that I can all out run. The few minutes of it I have managed were a wonderful feeling. And I used to think all that talk of a "runner's high" was a bunch of BS.
Beyond that, I have a handful of free weights from five beyond- relatively inexpensive and in the privacy of my home.
Progress may be slow, but it happens! No such thing as last place only finishers.
Fitness Minutes: (258,316)
15,695 10/4/12 5:40 P
Dancing around or a Kickboxing video
Don't forget to be awesome. Tammy CST
Fitness Minutes: (48,421)
232 10/4/12 5:32 P
I live up to my name - but I do like to walk really really fast... :)
Fitness Minutes: (2,157)
84 10/4/12 5:10 P
I am very new to exercise (shame on me). At the gym I only ride the bike or walk on the treadmill, I prefer the bike,
I have also done an old "Sweatin' to the Oldies" video. That was fun, but obviously dated. I just got two "The biggest loser" videos, I haven't tried them yet. They look like they might be a little advanced for me....but I am loving the way I feel after any exercise I try.
I would love to try a Zumba class....maybe when I am a little more in shape.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection. ~Buddha
I LOVE Turbo Jam too! Have you tried TurboFire? its another great workout from Chalene Johnson!!
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Fitness Minutes: (33,874)
675 10/4/12 3:58 P
running & turbo jam.
Love them both!
"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart."
Running and kettlebells. Both can be done almost anywhere, no trip to the gym required, and can get a good workout in quickly
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
Fitness Minutes: (34,233)
10/4/12 3:02 P
I love Spinning! However, I do find that I always feel better after exercising, no matter what I did, so I try to do something everyday.
10/4/12 2:05 P
I actually really enjoy swimming and even though there are a lot of logistics involved in getting to the pool, I will always choose swimming over anything else.
10/4/12 1:59 P
Jumping rope or walking
Fitness Minutes: (21,299)
552 10/4/12 1:42 P
The most convenient workout for me is walking due to not having to be on a specific schedule. I've charted several routes around my house that help me decide how far and how many hills I want to walk. I can change the intensity level of it by taking it faster or slower or choosing more uphill than downhill routes.
Zumba is a favorite, but I believe it depends on your instructor and how often they are willing to switch up their routines. It's never good to get bored.
AndreaG89 ----------- "There are only two options: Make progress or make excuses."
I like running/hiking and fast-paced dance workouts. Anything where you can work hard and get lost in what you are doing is right up my alley.
Kristin Goal Weight 11/30/14: 165 actual:
12/31/14: 160 actual:
"I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me." - Tracee Ellis Ross
10/4/12 1:14 P
Walking! It's easy, free, and can be done just about anywhere. We have a very well equipped home gym, but walking outdoors is really a favorite workout.
Fitness Minutes: (0)
52 10/4/12 1:10 P
When I don't have much energy or just don't feel like jumping around, walking is always my go to option. I'm moving and burning some calories, which is better than sitting around.
I am tired of our love-hate relationship. You love making me hate how I look. You love keeping me company, I hate that you have overstayed your welcome. It's time to admit this is not working. We must separate and go our own ways. No hard feelings. You can even take the rolls with you.
Good old fashioned aerobics - high impact because I just love all the jumping around and basically going a little crazy! No matter how sluggish or yuk I might feel, when I've done an hours worth of aerobics then I feel as if I could conquer the world!
Please read my ticker backwards as I am trying to gain weight. More details on my Spark Page.
Fitness Minutes: (80,968)
3,510 10/4/12 12:10 P
Walking. It requires no equipment and you can go for a walk just about anywhere.
Zumba makes me sweat like crazy! I went to my first ever class 3 months ago. It's a fun workout and it can be really intense if you work hard at it. I'm not crazy about the music but the class has a fun vibe.
You don't have to eat the whole thing.
10/4/12 12:03 P
10/4/12 11:49 A
I have been doing CrossFit and love it. But I also like to run and kickboxing is fun too. I like all three. Never tried Zumba but it looks fun.
10/4/12 11:24 A
I've never actually been to a real class. That's probably why I've grown tired of it. I always used the Wii game (the first one) and videos I've found online. They're fun workouts but after a while they become monotone. I just never really have the money to keep up with going to actual classes, so I've never done them.
Holly - Ohio
Fitness Minutes: (503)
10/4/12 11:22 A
ZUMBAAAAAA! It's definitely mine. I'd say if your class is boring you might want to try another instructor if they have one. A good zumba teacher will get your heart rate up and keep things new and different. They're supposed to add new dances and songs every month. I love my zumba teacher, it's the one class I always look forward to.
If you're tired of starting over, stop quitting!
10/4/12 11:17 A
Mine use to be Zumba but I kind of got tired of it. I still like it but I was always doing the same routine over and over. Got kind of boring. So I've strayed away from it.
However, I always find myself going back to some kind of kickboxing workout. I love them! They're good cardio and usually get me sweating and my heart beating. I think they're better than a zumba workout in that aspect for me. I hardly ever found myself sweating with a zumba workout. And unless it was really fast/upbeat, my heart rate didn't pick up nearly as much as kickboxing either.
So what kind of workout do YOU guys like best? What gets your heart pumping and adrenaline rushing the best?
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