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3/2/12 1:01 P

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emoticon emoticon to the team. You have received some good advice about varying the speeds and incline on the treadmill. Spring is right around the corner and soon it will be nice enough to walk outside if you like to. Outdoors is not level.

I track my food everyday. If it crosses my lips it gets tracked. Even when you are cooking and tasting, that is added calories. Do you measure your food or eyeball measure? A can of soup usually has 2 or more servings. A can of soda even diet is usually 2 servings. Read your labels carefully. Good luck.

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3/2/12 10:09 A

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Have you tried using the nutrition journal? Sometimes we think we are eating less than we actually do and this shows you just how much plus the breakdown. Need to get those percentages in line too. Another thought, do you also use the incline on the treadmill. Walking at one speed for the same incline sets your body up for an intitial change but then it gets used to it. When I do the treadmill, I do it like a pyrimide. Start off slow at 2.5 incline, 2.5 speed and then every 2.5 mins I raise the incline another 2.5 and add more speed until I get to 10 incline, then I reverse the whole thing. Going slow then fast and slow again, it's a great workout, sweating, and keeps me from being bored. Keeps my body guessing too. Hope that helps.

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3/2/12 10:00 A

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Hi I'm new to this and a little shy, I'm a 51 year old female, and want to lose 10-15 pounds, hopefully by spring. heehee I know thats gonna be hard. But, anyway here is my dilema, I recently purchased a treadmill and I've been going on it pretty regularly, 2.0 miles in 35 mins. speed walking for starters. I have been doing this for 3 weeks and don't seem to see any weight come off. what am i doing wrong? Also, when i get home from work I workout then prepare dinner, so should I have dinner then workout? PLEASE HELP I want to see results!



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