If I weigh 184 lbs I think to myself that I weigh 182 lbs. I tell myself over and over (in my head) that I weigh 182 lbs until I actually do weigh 182 lbs. Then I tell myself I weigh 180 lbs. etc. You get the idea. Sounds strange, but it works for me.
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When I need a boost, I take some time to read the message boards and offer encouragement and support to others. It's impossible to lift someone up and stay in the dumps. When I post positive thoughts for someone else, I'm reading them, too. It's a win-win.
Swimming not only helps you loose weight but it also help buid your muscles without damaging your joints.
Swimming is one of the best and safes exercise you can do. Not only does the water put restintace against your body helping you build more muscle it also protects your joints and bones. It targets large and small muscles and is a great workout for all.
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