If you don't move...your scale will not move either! I can eat the right foods, drink the water, but if I don't do my aerobic walking...the scale stubbornly sticks!! I chose walking as my exercise because I will actually DO it.
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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
Have you ever tried to add the new pet license tag or name tag to the ring on your pet's collar and broke your finger nails in the process? Use a staple puller....the kind you find in offices everywhere. You can pull the collar ring open and slide the new tag on very easily!
Also works when you need to add a key to a tight key ring!
If you've never exercised it can seem overwhelming. Start with SMALL goals - say a 10 minute goal to exercise. It's called a STREAK and do it EVERY DAY! 252
Record your activity on SparkPeople - it can be anything. My favorite is the Gazelle, because I have double knee replacements and it doesn't hurt - but it can be simply walking. THE REAL POINT IS NOT TO MISS A SINGLE DAY OF THAT 10 MINUTE ACTIVITY! This WILL soon grow to more and more exercise.
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