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When I started this journey, walking more than a couple of blocks was hard work. By keeping at it and doing just a little more each day, it got easier and the weight started coming off. Now I'm running, not just walking! Whatever form of exercise you choose to do, keep doing it and adding just a little more each day or each week; you will be amazed at the progress you make by pushing yourself to do just a little more.

- Submitted by GETFIT2LIVE 10/7/2010 in Exercise | 19 Comments
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ASTRALL 6/27/2012 3:30:00 AM

    Thanks for your great tip! I just began to increase my distance and intensity in my walking and it feels great when I finish knowing that I have done more. emoticon
FITWITHIN 6/24/2012 4:48:00 PM

    I agree, plus I like to try new things to keep from becoming bored with the same exercise every week.
HYATTI1 6/22/2012 11:37:00 AM

    Thanks for Sharing
LEANMEAN2 6/21/2012 8:07:00 AM

    Thanks
JUST4ME71 6/21/2012 12:20:00 AM

    Slow and Steady...love this!
LYNCHD05 6/20/2012 6:46:00 PM

    i need to apply this to swimming laps. I must remember to push myself. Thanks!
LOGOULD 6/20/2012 3:55:00 PM

    A little bit more each day is the way ... that way you don't burn out and you avoid injury from doing too much to fast and then have to lay off only to start over.
UMUCGRAD 6/20/2012 12:41:00 PM

    Great word. It all adds up, which brings us down.
ILOVEJIM851991 6/20/2012 11:12:00 AM

    great inspiration thanks
SHERZI 6/20/2012 11:00:00 AM

    I love my Kettlebells. it is a total workout. your cardio and strenght traing in one. I do it for 30-45 minutes every other day and I have seen good results. And ofcourse I love swimming. Now I can swim 2ks without any dificulty. .
Keep up the good work, you all are doing wonderfuly emoticon emoticon emoticon
SUCCESS68 6/20/2012 10:07:00 AM

    Yes. When I make it simple it's doable. 20 min a day in the am and then the pm is great for me..
DEARTOMYHEART 6/20/2012 10:05:00 AM

    Push your self just a little bet more is the name of the game. I surprise myself how much more I can really do. Love the push up one. I'm working on the same thing.
Thanks so much for sharing. emoticon emoticon emoticon
ANDRAYAYA 6/20/2012 10:05:00 AM

    emoticon . Good tip!
INGMARIE 6/20/2012 9:52:00 AM

    the building blocks
It is amazing what we can do ,if we try
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JPEARL127 6/20/2012 9:29:00 AM

    Now that I am five weeks out from my knee replacement, I can walk past 24 houses on my block--and it takes about 15 minutes. What I plan to do is build up so that I am walking a total of at least 30 minutes--it isn't how far that matters so much as that I make the commitment to walk for at least 30 minutes per day. I am thinking of using the treadmill at first just so I know how far I can go--once I can do a mile in the 30 minute timeframe, I know that I will be ready to walk outside, where we sometimes go two miles once our speed is up. I look forward to a day when I can even do a 5k--it may only be to walk one, but I am determined!
GINGERVISTA 6/20/2012 9:29:00 AM

    I know, right? Started with the (recommended) 10 minutes & built on from there. And I emoticon the C25K program, where--same thing--start running 60 seconds, then walk until after several months you're doing a 5K!
CMORISAK 6/20/2012 8:12:00 AM

    a little at a time..will take you far
JSELLINGTON 6/20/2012 7:51:00 AM

    Yeah, I am using this concept to increase my push up number. I am up to 50 modified. I am working up to 50 regular. emoticon
BYEBYE12 10/8/2010 10:40:00 AM

    I did this last week because my son wanted to play outside so badly. It was a nice change!

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