September 6: Day 2 of the 10+ Minute Fitness Challenge

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Today's Fitness
I did 15 minutes of fitness yesterday (Sept. 6)

Today's Highlights
Today's highlight was actually a "lowlight" – as I was doing sprints yesterday and a bee stung me on the hand! I'm not sure if the bee was trying to motivate me to go faster or what, but I can do without that type of motivation!

Member Highlight
Here's a great post from today!

Title: Breakthrough Mindset

Message: It was really cold and rainy the other day when hubby and I went grocery shopping, and since our Kroger has a Starbucks in it, we decided before we left the house that we were going to get some coffee to sip while we shopped (score 1 pt for making conscious decisions!). We got on the website and each picked out a drink from their "under 200 calorie" so we''d know what to order when we got there (score 1 pt for planning ahead!).

When we got there we ordered our awesome low fat drinks and I take a sip of mine...delicious... but I forgot to ask for no whip!!! I lamented this to my husband and got ready to take another sip because, well, I wanted it. I ordered it. I paid for it.

And then it hit me. I don''t have to eat anything I don''t want to. I didn''t WANT the whipped cream, I wasn''t going to eat it! I got a spoon from the barista and proceeded to scoop my whipped cream right into the trash before enjoying my drink. (score 1 pt for making a good decision in a pinch!).

May not seem like much, but I was pretty happy about it. Just those three choices saved me about 400 calories!


How was your day? Did you get at least 10 minutes of fitness? What's your highlight?

Chris (SparkGuy)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post
    I did 10 + 20 minutes, yesterday and today! I'm joining this challenge - gotta get rid of this last 1/2 pound.
    2359 days ago
  • LFORD5
    is 25 hoursof excersize exessive for a week, i do five spin classes, 3 circuit, classes, 5 personal trainning sessions .... do i need to cut down
    2359 days ago
    September 6 - I got in 35 minutes of Supreme 90. emoticon
    2360 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/8/2011 8:17:30 AM
    I spent 60 minutes working in the garden to harvest as many vegetables as I could before dark. I set my boxes down, picked the tomatoes and walked back and forth with each handful. Sure, I could have kept the box by my side but I combined harvesting and taking lots of extra steps.
    2360 days ago
    got my 10 in with Nicole!!
    2360 days ago
  • _CYNDY55_
    Yes I got my 10 minutes plus A few more!
    My Highlight is Saying "Hello" emoticon to A few Familiar Walkers...I pass by on my early morning ~~Walks!
    2360 days ago
    Yes, I got at least 10 minutes. And my highlight isn't about the exercise, it is about the warmth and loveliness of people who are developmentally delayed. I spoke with a number of them today while waiting for medical appointments today.
    2360 days ago
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