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2/6/16 2:47 P

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My Goals for this challenge are to reach 160lbs and get my lip pierced. A lose of 15lbs.
Drink more water (still trying to get 64oz daily). 30 minutes of exercise daily. And be active on this site daily.



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2/4/16 4:26 P

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My goal for January was to develop a consistent exercise routine and I have happily been successful. I also completed a 30 day workout challenge yesterday so I was exercising 7 days a week with the strength training exercises in the challenge.

My new goal is to continue to exercise 6 days a week with cardio (30 minutes) and include strength training 3 times a week. I also want to switch up my workout routine more.

I just wish people would realize that anything is possible if you try...dreams are made if people try. - Terry Fox

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a battle. - John Watson

What you will do matters. All you need is to do it. - Judy Grahn


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2/4/16 12:16 P

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Haven't been on this challenge for a while but I have to start somewhere and this seems doable.

I am going to begin my Week 1 today (4th-10th). I am going to log my exercise into the daily tracker.

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2/1/16 7:46 A

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Already on it! Exercised for 40 minutes this morning. I plan to say in a week from now that I exercised at least 10 minutes every day!

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1/26/16 12:44 P

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I also burn out easy and quit. But this time I want to change my lifestyle and get healthy and fit. You can do it. Keep up the good work!

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1/24/16 4:30 P

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Goal 1: Get started immediately

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1/22/16 4:00 P

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I'm starting slow because I always burn out easy.

My goal is to just move everyday. 10 minutes on the treadmill or walking or kettlebells.

Today i did a 40 minute workout, so off to a good start!

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1/22/16 9:02 A

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My goal is to walk 10k steps per day. I usually do well during the week, but have troubles on weekends so I'm going to push myself to keep it up. My next goal is to do strength training 3x per week.

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1/20/16 8:03 A

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My goal ths week is to just be consistent.

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1/19/16 1:46 P

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I haven't posted every day so far this week, but I have done the exercise, so I'm not going to feel guilty. Besides, I'm still trying to figure out how these message boards work!

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1/18/16 2:46 P

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Everyone -keep up the great work! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

"You never know just how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have"
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1/18/16 4:54 A

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To keep to my goal weight

Trev, Kent Southeast UK

How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.
Join the 10 minute exercising challenge and get exercising.
See what you are made of by joining the 10k steps day challenge.



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1/17/16 7:39 P

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My goal is to get back into the exercise routine. I used to exercise, on average, five days a week for at least 45 minutes each session. This challenge will help me reach my goal.

"Form healthy eating and exercise habits and the excess pounds will melt!


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1/14/16 4:31 A

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It is nice to see you all doing so well

Trev

Trev, Kent Southeast UK

How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.
Join the 10 minute exercising challenge and get exercising.
See what you are made of by joining the 10k steps day challenge.



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1/13/16 2:55 P

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I want to walk everyday, do an aerobic routine 3x week & strength training 2x per week!

You have to make those little noises, or it just doesn't work. -Bob Ross


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1/13/16 3:06 A

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Going to do 30 min. excercise 3 times throughout week
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1/12/16 9:40 P

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My week one goals:

One is to exercise at least 30 minutes 5 times a week. I want to get back to having exercise be a part of my routine.

Two is to get some strength training in once a week.


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1/10/16 8:07 P

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Week 1 goal is to get up & move. It can be cleaning the house, going to the gym, taking a walk, or anything else that comes to mind. I don't care as long as I'm moving and staying within my caloric boundaries. This is my crossroads year & I'm choosing health. I've spent the last 3 years putting on "happy" pounds with my husband. Happiness is not found in my achy joints and tight clothes. It's time to stop thinking & talking about it. It's time to actively take part in the reconstruction of my body. It's time to start investing in the skin I'm in.



"If you think you're too small to make a difference, then you've never been in bed with a mosquito" (don't know who said it, but I've always loved it)





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1/7/16 10:27 P

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I have set big fitness goals and been tracking them in blog posts this past week. I joined this challenge to help stay consistent.

"I'm not telling you it's going to be easy, I'm telling you it's going to be worth it!"


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1/5/16 5:31 P

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I am recovering from a long illness and I am 20-25 pounds over weight. I will be happy doing just 10 minutes muscle/strength and stretching a day. That's my goal. 10 fitness minutes. (I also walk but that's separate..)

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1/4/16 10:56 P

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To move without as much pain & discomfort. And to be able to do all I need to at home and work.

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1/3/16 12:03 P

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thanks , yes I keep on trying :0)



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1/3/16 4:59 A

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It doesn't matter how many times you have to start as long as you are happy in the end. You can't help getting sick.

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Trev, Kent Southeast UK

How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.
Join the 10 minute exercising challenge and get exercising.
See what you are made of by joining the 10k steps day challenge.



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1/1/16 9:38 A

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ok doing this again - being sick wiped out dec... need to start getting ex.. in again



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12/31/15 11:10 A

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Well, here I am in my first week of the 10-minute daily exercise team! I have not had many troubles starting a challenge, but finishing. I have to say though that with all the interesting links on this website, I have not been bored finding 10 min programs to do, and that has always been my problem. I think I have found the right program finally to tie everything in; diet, exercise, member support and, of course, VARIETY!

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12/31/15 10:48 A

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It is now 2 years since my last baby. Baby weight excuses went out the window when I stopped breastfeeding nearly a year ago. My boss actually got me moving bc she suggested running the C25K program with her 3 times a week. It turned out to only work one day that week, but I got the app myself and just completed week 1 yesterday. emoticon

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Met my original goal 1/12/13!
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12/31/15 6:29 A

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It has always been difficult for me to set personal goals. In 2015 I learned the benefit of streaks while working on my word of the year, Consistency. I decided to do this challenge for another streak to work toward. My goal is to be more Consistent.

(((Hugs))) CULighter, Ceri

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12/30/15 12:55 P

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I just found that page. . I have a problem with . my knees. . Getting out of a seated position is difficult. Is any video better than another? ?

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12/29/15 8:16 P

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I'm proud because I was able to log on and then do the 11-minute seated workout with Coach Nicole this morning. It was great!
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12/29/15 1:25 P

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I just need to get into the habit of exercise daily.. I to have balance and strength issues, Use a walker at home and a cane when I leave the house. I to need to do chair exercises.

I will never give up or give in


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12/28/15 3:21 P

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my main goal is to get my strength back... I had a car accident in april and injured my back and hip.. I am using a walker and cane... I will be starting slow with chair exercises and build up to not relying on walker

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12/27/15 9:34 P

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I am starting a personal challenge of 10 minutes of exercise a day for 100 days. I will do the exercise every day just before I read the paper. I have my exercise bands to help me mix it up! Happy to be here! Let's go for it!!

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12/20/15 6:19 P

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Just completed my first week. Exercised for at least ten minutes every day. This challenge really kept me motivated. Thanks.

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12/14/15 3:03 P

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12/13/15 10:37 A

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Just joined this challenge. My goal is to be consistent with exercise -- at least 5 days a week and 10 minutes a day. I did start working with a personal trainer about 6 weeks ago at the gym, but haven't been consistent with what she has been teaching me to do.

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12/11/15 12:33 P

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Just read the article about walking 10,000 steps per day. Liked the suggestion about breaking the goal up into 1,000 steps per hour. Going to give it a try. Seems like a great way to get me moving throughout the day.

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12/10/15 10:28 A

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My goal is to go to the gym 5 times a week and try to work out for at least 10 minutes. I also want to make sure to combine a variety of exercises like cardio, strength, and stretching.

Love will take you there.


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12/10/15 8:23 A

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My goal is to do at least 10 minutes a day. I have a stationary bike that incorporates the arms into the exercise, so it is pretty much a all over routine. I also have a goal to join a gym for strength exercise. Until then I will work with what I have at home.

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12/8/15 8:45 A

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My goal is to walk 10000 steps a day and to do at least 30 minutes of different exercises.

You are never too old to set new goals or to dream a new dream. ~ C.S. Lewis

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12/5/15 7:40 P

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My goal is to do cardio every other day, and do weight training and videos on the other days.

Mark 10:27
Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God."


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12/4/15 2:27 A

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emoticon My ultimate goal is to walk 10,000 steps a day. Short term is walk around the block once a day. Moving on to 1/4 mile once a day, then to twice a day, adding 1/4 mile until I reach 1 mile a day 4 x's a day. I don't do it very fast because of my balance issues, but my goal is to gain strength and walk more rapidly. emoticon

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12/1/15 3:09 P

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I'm here to lose weight and gain energy!

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight. ~Proverbs 3:5-6



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12/1/15 2:45 P

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My goal is move enough that my ankles don't get swollen.

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11/13/15 9:40 P

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Got my early morning walk today. Amazing how much better I feel and more apt to walk more throughout the day when I get out there early to start my day.

~Carol~ from Ohio
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There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don�t allow yourself to become one of them. � Ralph Marston

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. � Henry David Thoreau


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11/12/15 7:45 P

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Still working on getting a workout in early in the morning. Today I didn't work out per se, but I did go grocery shopping and got almost 2,000 steps on my fitbit at the grocery store. I feel good about that. At least I wasn't sitting in my chair drinking coffee which I am used to doing for the first hour after I wake up.

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There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don�t allow yourself to become one of them. � Ralph Marston

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. � Henry David Thoreau


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11/12/15 7:43 A

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My goal is to try to exercise the ten minutes everyday and increase it to thirty minutes over time. I am looking to enhance my healthy lifestyle changes and to change a few bad habits in my life. I want my family to see that eating healthy and working out is important in ones life and that you can do it. Good luck to all who feel the same way about this.

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11/10/15 4:56 P

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Well I started back on Sparkpeople again after two years. And I am starting the 10 minute work out too. I did some stretching and walking and step today. I am starting baby steps until I can master the 45 minute video I have. I can't do what I used to do before. My goal is to be able to at least a 30 minute workout by next year. I am going to start going to the centre to use the thread walker and what ever else they have. I know I can do this. I did before. And I am proud that I am on the right track again. Thanks to spark people for their emails and challenges. And the feedback that everyone gets from each other.

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11/10/15 2:10 A

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OK, I am attempting to get more involved in Spark People and to make myself accountable to ME and to my team.

My 10 minute goal is to do at least a 10 minute workout video each day, or to walk outside (weather permissible).

I have been logging my nutrition for the past two weeks and now it is time to get the physical exercise moving.

Here is to the first week!

Each baby step we take is one step closer to our goal!



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11/9/15 8:59 P

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Making it to the YMCA 4 days a week and taking 2 to 3 classes

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Starting again exercising every day! 10 minutes sounds doable for me. Praying that I can stay motivated! Blessings!

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My goal for the first week is to get in at least 10 active minutes in the morning after I get up and have breakfast. This is a lazy time of the day for me and I am doing too much sitting before I actually get going for the day. I could put my time to better use if I take a walk or do some physical exercise with that time.

~Carol~ from Ohio
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There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don�t allow yourself to become one of them. � Ralph Marston

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. � Henry David Thoreau


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11/7/15 8:22 P

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My goal for the first week is to walk or exercise for at least ten minutes daily. I use my Fit bit everyday and love it, even wear my Flex i9n the pool at water aerobics. emoticon emoticon

You will get where you want to go as long as you take more steps in the right direction than the wrong one.


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11/7/15 10:43 A

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I struggle exercising now that we moved to the country and I don't have access to the gym. I walk all day at work, so the weekdays are not necessarily a problem. I am waiting on a charger for my Fitbit to track my steps during the week. My goal for the next four weeks is to do a video exercise at least once on Saturday and Sunday and twice during the week. So, that is a total of 4 video workouts plus my normal walking during the week.

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10 mins is a good start but I would love to eventually be able to run. I don't know if that's possible but I'm going to try and get as close to it as I can.

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11/4/15 8:09 A

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My goal is get up and get moving by building to a 1 mile walk early in the morning

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Hi, I need some consistency so a four-week challenge looked perfect to get me back in the swing of things. My goal is to do one (or more, if they are short) SP video per day, Monday to Friday, with long walks on the weekend. My family are big walkers so the weekends usually take care of themselves but during the week I need to get myself moving.

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My goal is to exercise everyday. I work 12 hr shifts three days a week so on those days I want to at least do the 10 minutes.






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11/1/15 9:13 A

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10 minutes of moving each day. Stretches and stairs at work.

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10/31/15 12:30 P

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My goal is 10 min or more on my treadmill! Each and everyday! No matter what... emoticon

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10/28/15 4:08 P

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I am Trying to get 10-20 minutes of exercise each day.... I am behind a desk all day and find it hard to get moving when I need to.... So here we go Day 1

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10/18/15 8:51 A

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I'm on day 7 of my current 10-minute exercise streak and I want to keep going! In the past, I have let myself get too stressed out about exercise. I felt like I had to be all hard-core all the time and I would end up exhausted, burnt-out, or injured, and then give up. For the past year or so I have been focusing on moderation and changing my thinking, being more kind to myself, and letting go of my black-and-white "rules" about fitness and eating. It has made a huge difference in my attitude and I am now ready to incorporate 10 minutes (at least) of movement into my days.

Here are my ideas for 10 minute increments of movement that I would like to do this week:

SP 20 minute resistance band workout
SP 8 minute lower body with band workout
SP 12 minute seated core workout
dancing with my preschool students
bouncing/walking/jogging on mini-trampoline
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evening walks with my husband
30 Days of Yoga series by Yoga with Adriene (youtube)


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10/14/15 6:17 P

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Great goals! Do you have a back up plan if you're not in the mood to go out to the gym or if it's nasty weather? I find that I do better with a back up plan so I don't let myself get away with skipping.
My commitment to the 10 minute challenge is nice. I actually strive for 30 minutes of cardio. But if I'm going to have a super bad day, I'll just do the ten. Then I can pride myself on sticking to it and MAYBE gain some energy and good attitude along with it!
If I don't feel like doing Coach Nicole's arm and shoulder video, I'll just pick up some 1 pound weights and tone with those while reading my emails or spark articles.

I am rather excited today. My nephew just gave us a FREE treadmill. I've always wanted one, though I can't say it looks very nice in the middle of my library. lol

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My goals are to go to my gym at least 3 ytimes each week and to walk dogs each night in addition to daily chores, etc.

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ok, Here are my goals... I was asked/told by doc to do 10-15mins of pilates each day, finding pilates to be very difficult but i still want to *move* for 15 mins a day-(other than walking at work). In week Two I want at least Two of my daily scheduled "moving about" times to be Pilates and increase by one every week or every other week til it is 5 times a week. I want to do something active 6-7 a week. i.e. i won't consider it failure if i skip one day.

My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
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