Amazing story! Good for you! Back in the late 80's, Leslie Sansone was my aerobics instructor in western PA - before she started the walking routine. A few years later, her husband (now ex) was our high school principal. As far as I know she was the first to make videos for walking and was honored by the government. Keep up your walking!
A great selection of Leslie's videos are posted on YouTube. I have a desktop computer in a small cramped spare room that is too small for exercise, but I can follow her videos quite easily in the hallway outside that room if I switch them to full screen and up the volume a bit. They aren't complex or confusing and you don't need a whole lot of space.
I just requested some of Leslie Sansone's walking DVD's from the library. I'll give it a try--I love walking and I go to the trail with my son a few days a week. Hopefully I can get a walk in everyday before he gets up or something.
I am very proud and motivated by you, I too have MS and trip over air, I keep saying I'll walk the dog, but since I moved to Ohio and don't walk her daily she gets under my feet! I am going to have to get me some of those DVD's. I'm a homebody so I like that I can do it indoors!
Congrats on your weight loss, your article is inspiring. I, too, use Leslie Sansone's walking tapes and swear by them. Like you, I also have loss a lot of weight this year (71lbs) , after having total knee surgery. I also do weight training and in the summer, water aerobics. I feel better now at 62 then I did at 40.
This is a wonderful article. I have a heart condition so this may be something that would work well for me:)
1/20/2014 9:37:46 AM
I had back surgery 3months ago and am doing PT exercises. I started doing Leslie Sansone's DVD, 5 Fay Slim Down. I only walk a 14 minute mile with her after a 5 min. warm up. I love that I can do it in my bedroom because we have snow and ice outside. It has really helped those lower back muscles come back alive after being down for months. I have lost 6 lbs since the beginning of Jan. and healing quicker by moving around. Your post will keep me motivated. Thank you. Amazon.com is the cheapest place I have found to get her DVDs
12/19/2013 4:48:46 PM
Thank you for sharing your story. You've motivated me to stick with my indoor walking.
WOW! Congrats, you truly are an inspiration! I cannot wait to try the DVDs you used! I think I saw them on Netflix, I am ordering right now! Thanks sooo much for sharing. This is just what I needed!! Feeling so inspired:D
11/28/2013 12:04:00 AM
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