I find it motivational to talk to other people in the gym. They have good ideas and help push me when working out on the Elliptical, Treadmill, Bike or involved in taking fitness classes. I workout at the gym at work and it has close to 500 members (4000+on campus) & 3 staff that really motivate me.
Even on days when some of the very fit people are not feeling up to pushing themselves 30-40 minutes on the Elliptical if they are next to me and we make it into a competition to see who gets the most miles in and get past the 30 minutes to 40 minutes. Everyone wins. Kettlebells next challenge.
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I wrote a blog about the positives resulting from my weight loss and I have been so surprised in what it meant to so many. Make sure that you celebrate all of the little things with others. Those help them as much as they help you--they can keep everyone going.
Thanks to all of my SP friends and the many new people I have met because I told my story.
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