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Just want to go walking.....


Friday, February 21, 2014

I am like the rest of the" trying to lose weight "world and have trouble getting out of bed to exercise!!! First off, I personally do not like the word "exercise" so always call it working out. Also, like everyone else, when finished working out- always feel great and it's oh so worth it!!!

Now I tell myself to go walking for a bit. Get in my sweats and go down to the gym and use the treadmill (my favorite equipment). Say to me-"all you have to do is a little bit of walking for 20 minutes at a moderate pace" and you'll be good for the day.

Another form of trickery as I know once I get going on that treadmill, I will pump up the music volume, raise up the incline at different levels, walk fast, & probably stay on for 30-40 minutes. Ending with a terrific work out!

Only once have I just walked for 25 minutes in all the days I've told myself - only need to do a little bit.

I love the treadmill. Spring is in about 6 weeks so hopefully get outside again and do my laps on the track. Will see- maybe switch walking methods.

I take turns doing different forms of workouts as on DVD's & strength training but mostly just want to go walking....
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ZANYGIRL1 3/28/2014 10:59AM

    emoticon You just have to keep up with it!! You're gonna do great!!

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JANTWO 3/15/2014 12:43AM

    Way to go on the walking and "tricking" yourself into exercise!!!! You have inspired me to do that!!!!

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PENNYSAVER2 2/22/2014 9:38AM

    I'm looking forward to walking more outdoors also. emoticon

Keep being kind to yourself. emoticon

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DANCINCAJUN1 2/21/2014 6:30PM

    I feel the same ... love the walks .... roc
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MASTERCARE 2/21/2014 6:12PM

    GOOD FOR YOU! I like to think of it as activity......

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