Secrets of Success

Do What You Love, Don'T Force What You Don'T...



Don't try to force yourself to do exercises or activities that you don't enjoy (i.e., if you don't like to run, or yoga isn't for you). Instead, concentrate on building on the activities that make you feel successful. Experiment with adding intensity and/ or duration to activities you love!

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  • So true! It's the things you ENJOY that you keep doing! - by LILY_SPARK
  • So true and well appreciated! - by MONTREAL12
    I agree. - by AEROBISAURUS
  • Thanks for sharing
    - by LEANMEAN2
  • So true!
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    I often forget fitness can be fun! - by SHANNONY84
    emoticon - by MFLEESAK
  • PAUL2274
    Exactly... Find what is right and works for you. - by PAUL2274
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  • emoticon It is true that doing activities we love is easiest to stick with them. However, sometimes it is necessary to keep up those exercises that we would rather ignore. Dealing with arthritis pain, for example, makes me want to limit those movements that are painful. I love to sit and read a book! Not a good idea, when I should be forcing myself to walk. - by LAVENDERLILY
  • MEDGIRL101
    Thank you so much for the advice and encouragement it has been really hard for me lately dealing with a lot of health issues including a stroke. i am taking life one step at a time adding low impact forms of exercise and making changing in my eating habits am so thankful i found this site. emoticon - by MEDGIRL101
  • Great advice... now I just need playing on the computer to become Exercise! emoticon - by PYNETREE
    Great - by SCOTLA
  • I love Zumba, hiking, yoga and Salsa dancing! I exercise all of the time now. emoticon - by HAPPYFREEME
  • Good advise - by CHARLETBILLINGS
  • Good advise - by CHARLETBILLINGS
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  • This is so very true. - by CINABEE
  • REMUS55
    You Are So Right. emoticon - by REMUS55
  • BIGDOG18
    If it does not feel right - you will not stay doing it. - by BIGDOG18

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