10/25/12 Arthritis commercial was motivation
Thursday, October 25, 2012
I have been saying I need to get moving again and this morning I saw some good motivation. It was a commercial put out by the Arthritis Foundation. The ad showed a very overweight man dancing - he was quite good and really had some fun moves. Then the words came "For every pound you lose, you take 4 pounds of pressure off your knees."
That was it!! My knees have been killing me so I have used that and the gym canceling a class I liked to do less work!! Therefore gained 4 pounds!!
So I got up and went to the gym - I swam 3/4 of a mile and then water walked the last 1/4. Tada!! I exercised in a way that did not pressure my knees. And now I am determined to take off that 4 lbs again and keep it off!! 4 x 4 = 16 lbs of pressure OFF my knees!! I can do it!!
The plan is now to do either yoga or swimming on Tues and Thurs when I used to go to the class. No excuses. No whining.
I know fellow sparkers will have my back! WE CAN DO IT TOGETHER!!