It seems that we have many new SP'ers joining all the time yet hardly anyone involved in challenges. I would propose to everyone, new and old, that we make this our month and really kick exercise butt! If we can stay ahead of the holidays and maintain or even possibly lose during the next 2 months, we'd have a huge advantage over the "resolutionists" that we see crowding the gyms after New Years Day. Here are some tips to get started:
1. Make a plan and stick with it as much as possible. Even if it's as simple as "walk 15 min. per day", you're doing something. After 15 min. seems easy, up it to 20 min.
2. If you miss a day or workout, don't beat yourself up over it. Chalk it up to experience and get back on track.
3. Set reasonable goals, both short term and long term. Don't say "I'm going to run a half marathon" if you can't even run a mile. Work up to it.
4. Reward yourself (non-food rewards only) for doing well. Spa days, new clothes, go see a movie etc.
Feel free to post about anything that helps motivate you that might also motivate others. This group belongs to all of us, let's own it!
There are 2 kinds of people in this world, the ones who do and the ones who don't.
| current weight: 196.0