I do 10 - 30 minute walks everyday during lunchtime and also on the weekends. The challenge will be when the weather is not good, ie, if it rains heavily, etc. I have also started back at my gym and am working with a coach to stay on track and be accountable. I will be meeting with her every 2 weeks to check my progress. I also enjoy hiking on the weekends when I can.
I've just joined this challenge (day 2 for me). I truly enjoy exercise but do NOT enjoy beginning! I decided if I can just begin, just do those first ten minutes, I'll be on my way. For instance I love walking but the first I don't know, half mile maybe, I think about just bagging it and going home. My hips are tight, my knee might feel a twinge, my back feels a pull, blah, blah, blah! But if I persist, I start to feel good, strong, and centered. So, my hope for this challenge is that by committing to the group to "do ten" I'll be able to do the walk I know I'll end up loving! I did it yesterday and I did it today.
May Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (757) Posts: 19 9/21/12 2:38 P
.It is difficult to find the motivation to complete the fitness part of our plan. I know it works. . Just 10 minutes......We all can find the 10 minutes . You just have to find what works for you. Good luck!
One day at a Time!
current weight: 186.0
Fitness Minutes: (12,648) Posts: 4,551 9/21/12 2:06 P
Between my natural laziness and my business schedule I have always told myself I don't have time to work out. I think commiting to 10 minutes a day until it becomes second nature is a great way to kick start healthy living. Also I found out if I set my laptop in front of my 55 inch tv I can see and do my spark videos while still watching tv.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.