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My plan to switch up my exercise to fool (challenge) my body

Saturday, February 23, 2013

For the past 5 weeks I have been exercising 2 days of strength training, and 5-7 days of walking.

I will switch one day of walking to biking for a change.

I have been doing one day of intervals for only 5 minutes (walk/jogging at the beach, in the sand). I will increase that to 2 days and increase the number of repetitions of the 15 seconds jogging and then 60 seconds walking from 5 times to 6 or more times , depending on energy levels.

Hope these small changes help. If not, I can make more drastic changes by consulting the Sparkpeople exercise demos.
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CLWALDRO 2/24/2013 1:58AM

    Let me tell you what I have been doing for the past 6 months and you can decide if it is something you are interested in trying. I have changed my activity choices every week for the past 6 months and what I mean by that is the following. I do cardio every day in small intervals of 10-20 minutes per session. I change use the following and I do not use more than 1 a day for the first few days of the week. I walk, jog, jump rope ,ride my bike, and dance for 10-20 minutes for the first few minutes I am up every day. Some time during the day I walk stairs at work or somewhere I can get several flights at a time, we have 2 buildings that have 4 floors and then a fifth flight that gets to the roof. I will go from top to bottom for 20 minutes without stopping. Then for the final 20 minutes of cardio sometime during the Day I walk very quickly as if I want to jog but will not allow myself to actually jog. I use either a SP video or I have a few others that I strength train with. Monday and Thursday are arms, Tues and Friday are legs, Wednesday and Saturday are core and sunday I rest from both cardio and strength training. my body get so confused that I am able to lose weight and have fun being active.
If you like this idea you are welcome to try it out.
I make no promises but i know if i keep my body guessing the weight seems to keep stable or come off.
Best wishes as your journey to better health continues
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BOPPY_ 2/24/2013 1:54AM

    Sounds like you're getting good exercise no matter what.

BTW, apparently, you are the exception to the rule:

. If we give you lemons, you don't make lemonade, you make a wallpaper! emoticon

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CINDYWAGNER1 2/23/2013 2:37PM

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GAILANN48 2/23/2013 1:19PM

    Sounds great! You've inspired me to take a look at my own regimen, and make some changes.
emoticon :) Gail

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AGK3112 2/23/2013 11:04AM

    It is great choice to change things around including exercises. I have change myself lots of exercise and also planning. It do help a lot. I wish you good luck on your new plan

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CHERYLHURT 2/23/2013 7:26AM

  Keep plugging away!

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