i might've missed the posting for this one, but here goes anyways. When we go out to eat, I generally as for a To - go container so that I can immediately save the other 1/2 of my meal for later instead of all at once.
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2 x 30 minutes or 60 minutes? Once you've started, just keep going!
I found that you burn MORE calories by exercising for 60 minutes in one shot than for two separate sessions of 30 minutes. For me (and everyone is different) I burn approximately 200 calories in the first half hour, and *300* in the second! Yes, I burn half as much again by keeping going! I can burn more calories by doing an hour today and taking tomorrow off than by doing 30 minutes each day. Or I could work out both days, and burn even more! Remember, the first 15 minutes are the toughest!
I use a heart-rate monitor to calculate my calories burned, as it's much more consistent than the numbers on the machines, and will account for the effort I put in on any given day (which the SP numbers don't). My preferred exercises: running, walking, elliptical, swimming.
I have found my ultimate way to clean glass... I use a squeegee and coffee filters ( as paper towels) they are stronger and they last longer! I use plain vinegar half and half in a spray bottle.. For my electronics. computers, I will use a fine mist spray bottle spray on a cloth and I will use half rubbing alcohol (first aid dept) and half water..
Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I can now do 8.5km 4 days/week pain free!
look for upcoming races/events in your area - usually you can pre-plan 6-8 months prior to the event if it is a yearly event.
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