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I call today a Win!!


Saturday, February 09, 2013

I woke up ate a healthy breakfast, and then debated with myself for 2 hours about going to the gym. Still not totally convinced that I was going I put on my workout clothes anyway. I started to feel foolish so I went. Once there I walked around the track for 30 minutes, and then I got on the Precor AMT! That thing is the emoticon. I was sweating after the first 2 minutes as if I had a full workout. I only lasted 10 minutes before getting on the Ellipitical. The entire time I was on the Elliptical I kept thinking What doesn't challenge you wont change you. I told myself you can not walk out of here defeated today. I completed 20 minutes on the Ellipitical and then you guessed it. I got back on the AMT for another 10 minutes. I know that is not a long time but for me it was the fact that I did not give up. Today I WIN!!!


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LADYJ6942 2/20/2013 12:50PM

    Woo HOo, way to push outside your comfort zone.

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GIELLIOT 2/20/2013 11:18AM

    AWESOME! I agree, that AMT is a butt-kicker. You did it anyway! WOOHOO!!

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THEMRSH 2/19/2013 9:13PM

  emoticon I LOVE the AMT!!! It's my favorite. Keep at it and you will get there. Alternate movements when you start to get tired.
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LILSHINE 2/11/2013 10:10AM

    Great job. You pressed pass and you made it. When I started I did the treadmill for 30 and elliptical 10-15 and every week I would push a little further. Now I can do either machine for an hour. Now the precor amt I only did that once, it's a bit hard on my knee/back so I made give it a try again. Great job on getting it done. Putting on your gym clothes means you're 1/2 way there, just keep going. That's why I dress at work because it encourages me to stop and not go home. So far it works 5 days a week.

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JUSTAGIRL45 2/10/2013 2:43PM

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emoticon Way to get it done,Shamika!! emoticon
You were already a winner, but you really overcame today!!
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PLUCKYMUM 2/10/2013 2:12AM

    Absolutely you win. I outthink myself when I work out all the time - always say "Just one minute more than yesterday, one more rep than last time". Every little change will add up - go you!

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LOSER4376 2/10/2013 12:26AM

    Great job! I know how you feel! I ate a healthy breakfast this morning and debated with myself most of the day on going to the gym. I put my workout clothes on too! Although you trumped me. I didn't make it to the gym. emoticon But, "Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes int it."

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TIMOTHYNOHE 2/9/2013 11:55PM

    Dong it 10 minutes at a time is a good strategy. It will build.

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