2013 Spring to Summer 5% Challenge Determined Daisies
Pounds lost: 3.6
Fitness Minutes: (1,871) Posts: 163 4/27/13 8:54 A
I've never liked indoor exercise and am enjoying walking since joining SP. DRNIRENBERG's article is interesting and confirms what I've always suspected. Besides, being out in nature is fun when nature is being nice! The spring weather is lovely, but I'm dreading our hot, humid, horribly buggy summers. Not sure what I'll do then or in winter; workout videos, I guess. I've found lots of them on Youtube.
Edited by: KLUTZY68 at: 4/27/2013 (09:03)
Trying to live binge-free.
189 Days since: Free from Bingeing
Fitness Minutes: (27,169) Posts: 3,907 4/2/13 2:30 P
I prefer outside, but NH winters usually force me inside and on the treadmill for several months. Outside yesterday!
Success consists of getting up once oftener than you fall down. ANON.
current weight: 170.4
Posts: 1,872 3/29/13 8:56 P
Guten Tag Dietcolalola! I've been to Germany and I want to come back to visit.
Today was a nice day so at lunchtime i was able to go out and walk for 30 min (1.53). I can only stand the treadmill and four walls for awhile. Tomorrow is supposed to be another beautiful day, so I'll be outside walking on the bike trail.
Pounds lost: 50.0
Fitness Minutes: (82,876) Posts: 1,150 3/26/13 3:10 A
I do both because I live in Germany, where we do not always have the greatest weather for walking outside. I prefer it outside but if it means getting soaked in the rain, I'll hop on my treadmill.
You don't stop doing things because you get old--- you get old because you stop doing things!
current weight: 161.0
Posts: 494 3/17/13 1:44 A
I enjoy either, however the weather I do not have a valid excuse NOT to walk with a treddie...rain hail or shine...it is a possibility!!
"I can do all things through CHRIST which strengtheneth me." Phil 4:13
Pounds lost: 13.0
Fitness Minutes: (20,991) Posts: 3,695 3/9/13 4:51 P
treadmill is my preference unless where hiking
The possibilities always outnumber the problems. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kristie - Goal Weight 125
December Minutes: 180
Posts: 1,728 3/7/13 9:58 A
I walk outside, even during inclement weather. I think you get a better workout because the ground is not the same
Life is not waiting for the storms to pass..it's learning to dance in the rain.
"The only disability in life is a bad attitude." - Scott Hamilton
Growing Up In the 70's Team Co-Leader
current weight: 195.0
Fitness Minutes: (36,166) Posts: 2,916 3/6/13 4:00 A
I love living in Tucson, AZ where walking outside is wonderful. On Feb 19th I was walking outside in shorts and a tshirt but on the 20th had to walk inside at the mall because of our snowfall. Thankfully this is a very rare occurance.
current weight: 278.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,469) Posts: 713 3/5/13 9:11 P
I prefer walking outside, but lately I have been walking either on the indoor track or on the treadmill
Posts: 19 3/4/13 10:40 P
I don't drive so my only form of transport is my own two feet - pretty much all of my walking is done outdoors in all sorts of weather, generally carrying stuff. I do enjoy walking though thr nature reserve near my house on weekends just for pleasure and without a full backpack!
5 MILLION Steps challenge - I am going to take 5 MILLION steps between March 1st 2013 and leaving for Europe (around Easter 2014).
I can't get a ticker to do this so I am stuck updating manually for now (I'll be rounding DOWN to the nearest thousand)
556K down, 4444K to go!
Posts: 165 3/4/13 9:24 A
I don't own a treadmill or stationary bike but I have access to them on base. While it's convenient and climate controlled I feel better being outside. There's an energy I tend to get from being outside and it also allows me time to clear my head. When I'm walking with some of the people from the SA SparkPage being outside allows us to talk and work on our goals together vs trying to do that in a gym.
"The most important thing is this: to be able at any moment - to sacrifice what you are, for what you will become!" - Eric Thomas, Secrets to Success Part 1
I do not own a treadmill but I do own both a stationary bike and a mountain bike - I would rather be outside than being stuck in the condo on a stationary bike - so I think the same principals would be in play treadmill verses out side
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