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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.

- Submitted by BPULLOS 7/8/2010 in Exercise | 17 Comments
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FREESPIRITME 4/23/2014 9:43:00 AM

    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.
BELLBROWN 4/22/2014 8:23:00 PM

    emoticon making small changes to make a big difference in my health
LOVINGKATE 4/21/2014 5:46:00 PM

    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
DIAMOND102 4/20/2014 9:42:00 PM

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BANNERMAN 4/20/2014 1:45:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.

Keep up the good work.
AMBER461 4/19/2014 8:04:00 PM

    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.
JUDYERAE 4/19/2014 6:46:00 PM

    Thanks for the encourangement!
CHEBBA 4/19/2014 11:40:00 AM

    Very wise. Thank you.
DELLMEL 4/19/2014 11:19:00 AM

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HYATTI1 4/19/2014 11:17:00 AM

    Congratulations....good job.
KNEEMAKER 4/19/2014 11:12:00 AM

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LAVHUGSNY 4/19/2014 10:33:00 AM

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PFARRAR65 4/19/2014 10:00:00 AM

    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
DAWNIEJ76 4/19/2014 8:44:00 AM

    great advice! emoticon emoticon emoticon
VAINVT 4/19/2014 8:28:00 AM

    That's what I did, too. And by starting small, you don't injure yourself.
SAFETYSUE 7/9/2010 7:57:00 AM

    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.

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DIDMIS 7/8/2010 8:41:00 AM

    So True.

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