I had to stop exercising for quite a while, I mean like the last two years. I had exhausted myself from over exercising which also contributed to adrenal fatigue. Currently I am celebrating having lost 35lbs or more in the past year (since Nov 1,2012) with minimal exercise.
By minimal I mean walking a couple of times a week (sometimes) and staying active with basic daily activities like cleaning the house, washing the car and running errands. My greatest help has been portion control and better food choices. Most of all I had to listen to myself and not even get close to doing what I thought I could handle even without overdoing.
I did a lot of research and have learned to listen to my body's natural cues and cravings. Too much working out is what most people do and what contributes to lots of weight gain and many not being able to lose. Now don't get me wrong, I love being active but I believe it should be enjoyable not exhausting.
No matter what anyone else says you know you better than anyone else ever will so if you feel like it's too much, it probably is. Staying fit shouldn't hurt, Staying Fit = Having Fun!
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