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Exploring Sparkpeople


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Today I succeeded again in tracking my meals and doing my exercises. I did the half hour walk and worked on upper body exercises using 5 pound weights as I did yesterday. I got pretty warm from the exertion and toward the end I wondered if I could manage it again tomorrow, or if I should try a shorter routine then. I have that in mind, and will see ow I am feeling tomorrow. Planning ahead - I'm doing it!

See? I am consciously thinking of each day and what I can do to profit myself health-wise, and that is a new and good thing.

In addition, as I mentioned in the title, I explored Sparkpeople more. There are more resources that will be useful over time and I know I will need different ones based on circumstances. I also responded to two Sparkpeople, encouraging tem to continue and giving what ideas I thought they might find useful. I have had similar encouragement from Sparkfriends, and I know it makes a difference, so I hope it will do the same for them.
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A_BIT_AT_A_TIME 3/27/2013 1:31PM

    *consciously* -- that word alone is a key - I find it so easy to go into "auto-pilot" mode and that's when I mess up and don't meet my goals for the day. emoticon

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NHES220 3/27/2013 11:10AM

    Sounds like you are really getting on track! One thing about working out with the weights, you should make sure to give your muscles a day of rest in between. You should not work out your upper body with weights every day, but you can do every other day. They need a day to rest and repair. On the other days you can do lower body or increase your cardio.
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