I know Activity and Exercise are Keys to Better maintaining my Diabetes T2. I have a box and in the box I have pieces of paper where I wrote down activities...eg. walk up and down the stairs 10x's, weed a flower bed, go for a walk, clean the frig,etc. When I get bored, I pick 1. Variety is Good.
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
I use to try and force myself to use the eliptical machine and the treadmill. I did this because I knew it burned more calories and would be better for me than just walking. Well, I could rarely force myself to do it and would constantly just stop working out all together. Then I realized that those machines would could burn more calories BUT I would actually have to use them! So, I decided to just do what I enjoy... walking around the block... That's something that I'm able to stick to
Overall, any activity is better than no activity
When you encourage others, you'll find that it encourages YOU! Get involved in the SP Community -- read others' SparkPages, Blogs and Messages, and post your replies to encourage them (and, as a bonus, earn more SparkPoints!).
When you click on "View SparkPoints" (at the bottom left of the "My SparkPoints" box), you'll see a list of activities that will help you to earn points. More importantly, these activities will help you to learn more about good health & nutrition while engaging you in the SP Community!
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, 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.