Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
BAILEYS7OF9's Photo BAILEYS7OF9 SparkPoints: (155,267)
Fitness Minutes: (130,539)
Posts: 19,327
10/11/10 1:12 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon emoticon to the Team!

I burn about 200 calories at Curves. My friend is a little taller, burns closer to 300 (grrr) but she still has weight to lose while I am maintaining.

I started w/ the nutrition tracker and counted my calories. I then started power walking a mile, 5 days a week. Then upped the mileage and basically walked off the weight. I also joined Curves too, mainly for my strength training.

Took me 7 months to lose 23# and I have been maintaining now for a year. I am working on firming up some areas and started running 3 x's a week in July. The couch to 5K program is great, really brings you along nicely.

emoticon





 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
3.5
7
10.5
14
NACOLESWORLD's Photo NACOLESWORLD Posts: 7,254
10/11/10 9:22 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon to the group!

My tips for Spark are all in my blog:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pu
blic_jour
nal_individual.asp?blog_id=28
35809



~~*~~*~~Angie ~~*~~*~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
My Spark Tips:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pu
blic_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=28
35809

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“Do or do not... there is no try.” ~Yoda
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


 current weight: 221.0 
 
221
168.25
115.5
62.75
10
BARCLE's Photo BARCLE SparkPoints: (176,848)
Fitness Minutes: (48,688)
Posts: 47,298
10/8/10 6:43 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome to the team and, yep, I know this alllll too well too emoticon

Smile .... it makes people wonder what you're up to ;-)

It is far easier to MAKE time to exercise than it is to FIND time to exercise. You want results???? MAKE it happen.

Keep trying - you CAN do it - believe in yourself!


 current weight: 225.0 
 
238
206.25
174.5
142.75
111
PEBBLE7's Photo PEBBLE7 Posts: 88
10/8/10 6:37 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
It can be frustrating because it is a little harder to lose weight when you're short. This is a great group because we all "get it". I try to view it as a challenge, one that I am capable of overcoming. (I am also older- 54- with the slower metabolism that comes with age) Welcome and good luck!

 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
3.45
6.90000000000001
10.35
13.8
NATPLUMMER's Photo NATPLUMMER SparkPoints: (310,551)
Fitness Minutes: (217,723)
Posts: 32,904
10/8/10 5:40 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Welcome. Yes, it does irk me that taller people burn more calories. And being short also means that fewer extra pounds make you look fatter.


If you are a runner, it doesn't matter how far or how fast. It doesn't matter if today is your first day or if you've been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run." J Bingham


 October Minutes: 680
 
0
625
1250
1875
2500
THEDAWN85's Photo THEDAWN85 SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (50)
Posts: 5
10/8/10 5:22 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hi Everyone- I'm new to this and I'm looking to social networking for support. My body has become something I'm very sensitive about and I'm ready for changes. I have had so much difficulty in the past with fitness and nutrition, thanks to my short frame. Don't you hate it when your taller friends do the same workout as you, and burn MORE calories? I get the short end of the stick, no pun intended.

So what tips do you have? How do you stay motivated and what has been the most effective fitness and nutrition plan for you?

 Pounds lost: 29.0 
 
0
8.5
17
25.5
34
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other 5' 3" and Under Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
I've shrunk in height! 10/23/2016 4:12:46 PM



Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x936x37196302

Review our Community Guidelines