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Start Small




When I started I could only do 10 minutes on a recumbent bike. Make the best out of that 10 minutes and increase your time each week. I am up to 60 minutes of cardio for each workout session and often add a water aerobics class in after that. Start small because you will see large results.

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  • You're right, it's all about baby steps. They add up and we should applaud ourselves for what we accomplish instead of berate ourselves for what we can't do. - by FREESPIRITME
    emoticon making small changes to make a big difference in my health - by BELLBROWN
    I so agree with you. Slow and easy as you go. I can do more then I did last week and I will be able do even more next week. emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • emoticon emoticon - by DIAMOND102
    Thanks for sharing.

    Keep up the good work. - by BANNERMAN
  • You are so true, starting small and increasing gradually is very important to exercising in that way you would not injure yourself and have to stop for a long period. - by AMBER461
    Thanks for the encourangement! - by JUDYERAE
  • Very wise. Thank you. - by CHEBBA
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  • Congratulations....good job. - by HYATTI1
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  • emoticon - by BARBANAL
    I love the recumbent bike. Much better than the standard stationary bike. Don't have a membership at a gym. But we have a workout room here in my apartment complex.. Need to start using the recumbent bike there even though it is so very old and will not give me any data.Keep up the good work - by PFARRAR65
  • great advice! emoticon emoticon emoticon - by DAWNIEJ76
    That's what I did, too. And by starting small, you don't injure yourself. - by VAINVT
  • You are so right on target. Over doing it in the beginning can cause you to get so sore that you don't want to or can't work out for a few days. Especially true if you start out to hard and end up with an injury that will cost you a lot of precious time. Keep up the good work and sharing your great ideas.

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon - by SAFETYSUE
  • So True. - by DIDMIS

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