I totally agree - consistency and accountability are the key! My fitness buddy and I did it together and it helped to say "did you do the video today" and encourage each other. We both are continuing it to a lesser degree, but still supporting each other.
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Consistency is definitely very important. I'm going to start tomorrow. I have no problem getting up early. Want to put 50 minutes or one houu daily. I think working at 10-minutes intervals will make it easy for me.
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The consistency was really important, and I'm definitely going to carry that forward. But I also liked the variety involved. The different daily challenges, whether they were new exercises, a nutrition focus, or a motivational challenge really kept it interesting for me.
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consistency for me also! I am now used to waking up a 6am to workout before work so my daughter and i can "workout" after work, she is 3 and loves just dance for the wii! My husband has also realized that working out is a part of my routine and he pushes me so I don't want to quit! This was great!!
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To not give up. The first week I was inspired, but got a set back the second week and almost quit, but decided I had to make myself do it. The last week I felt I had hit a groove and could continue on, even after the end.
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That's a tough question! I don't think for me it was one thing - it was a combination of being faithful to tracking my calories everyday (whether I wanted to or not) and being brutally honest about it and making a point of getting a minimum of ten minutes of activity in per day. It didn't matter if I went beyond ten minutes or not, but I had to at least get ten minutes done. Maybe it did come down to one thing: making health a habit! Lorraine
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
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