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sixty is the new 40? Im going for it !

I'm now 61--- quit smoking for my 50th birthday- the best present I could have ever given myself. I gained the typical 20 pounds they say you gain when you quit smoking. . Those 20 new pounds are right around my mid section and 11 years later they are still with me.
I realize that while I have learned alot here on SP - am aware of so much more and have developed some new great healthy habits - I have to be brave enough and strong enough to CHANGE. I cannot read and type my way to ...
I'm now 61--- quit smoking for my 50th birthday- the best present I could have ever given myself. I gained the typical 20 pounds they say you gain when you quit smoking. . Those 20 new pounds are right around my mid section and 11 years later they are still with me.
I realize that while I have learned alot here on SP - am aware of so much more and have developed some new great healthy habits - I have to be brave enough and strong enough to CHANGE. I cannot read and type my way to weight loss. Glad to be here making online friends to learn from, encourage and celebrate success with.

I have opened up my food tracker and fitness pages for public viewing ---- sharing my life will lead to learning more about everyone's experience on the path to fitness. Comment on anything you see.
Im just now entering a new phase of life. I have retired from a 35 year career.. This means i get to decide what i want to be when i grow up.................... trim and fit is definitely on that list.

.......... Now to just do it !
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NJJAZZ is 61 years old today
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Member Since: 9/26/2006

SparkPoints: 58,796

Fitness Minutes: 64,473

My Goals:
Lose another 15 pounds........... mostly in the lower body area - belly and legs.
I know what I have to do and how it has to be done......... so now to just do it..:)

My Program:
Eat cleaner - keep carbs at the low end and treat myself at least once per week.

run/walk/bike ride at least 20 miles per week

get to the gym for strength training 5 times per week


Start where I am - use what I have - and do what I can


Personal Information:
I amgoing to be 61 years old................. 5'3" 137 pounds with a 38 inch waist.......... yep its all right in my belly. Legs are also a little flabby







Co-Leader for the +50 witgh 10-24 pounds to lose team.



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Reach inside and find the strength that enabled me to quit smoking. Use that inner strength to get this body into the shape I want.



This is 75% health minded and 25% plain vanity. I want to look great.





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SMG1963
5/27/2014 11:51:59 PM

Welcome to the team!! this is a great group with lots of motivation. emoticon



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NJJAZZ
5/16/2014 8:54:27 AM

when you make a change - you change . its just about as simple as that



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NJJAZZ
5/8/2014 9:54:52 AM

Doing my best to challenge this old body to some real movement. Im actually seeing some results - a tad less belly fat - dont want to look 20 ------------------- but not accepting a frumpy looking 60 year old either. I can tone this old body a little bit for sure.


thanks all...............................



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TEACHING1ST
5/5/2014 9:01:15 PM

Fabulous Fitness Minutes, NJ!!



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RUTHIEBEAR
5/4/2014 10:52:52 AM

I see you got your exercise on this week and are in the top five for team fitness minutes!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
― Christian D. Larson

I believe in YOU!!!! You are already successful so stay strong!!!
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