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GUDDIGO Posts: 1,081
7/28/12 2:07 P


KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,257
7/28/12 1:07 P

I guess walking.

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
7/28/12 12:30 P

Walking and hiking

EMILYDOODLE Posts: 1,708
7/27/12 3:01 P

yoga, i think you would enjoy this exercise, very good for your muscles and joints, really stretches you out.

MEL9036 Posts: 524
7/27/12 2:01 P

ice skating

RICU1952 SparkPoints: (0)
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7/27/12 1:58 P


SHERRIE59 SparkPoints: (54,049)
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7/27/12 1:10 P


CHAUNGUYEN312 SparkPoints: (0)
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7/27/12 12:47 P

running and walking

MWOODS21 Posts: 505
7/27/12 12:36 P

Swimming, I love being in the water I feel free, and happy in the water all my worries truly disappear there!! emoticon

PARKERB2 SparkPoints: (0)
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7/27/12 7:17 A


DLDROST Posts: 8,082
7/27/12 7:11 A

anything outside

JOYCECAIN SparkPoints: (137,945)
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7/27/12 5:59 A


JRFINLEY14 Posts: 65
7/27/12 5:53 A

I was 460 when I first started a few years back. I only found one thing that I loved to do and that was to get into the pool and walk or jog in the deep end. I loved how I felt and it was very easy on the joints. My knees used to hurt when I walked, but not now. I started doing a lot of other things now, but getting into the water is still my favorite. I do walk also, when the heat is not too bad. Sometimes I just go walk around the store.

DANAWALKER4 Posts: 522
7/26/12 6:50 P


SMOKYBLUE1 SparkPoints: (37,823)
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7/26/12 6:04 P

emoticon and also emoticon

VICTORY2XS SparkPoints: (43,411)
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Posts: 1,474
7/26/12 5:59 P

walking, followed closely by water aerobics

CEWOLCOTT Posts: 1,966
7/26/12 5:26 P

I love to run when it's not hot. The summer weather kills my time every year, but every October, it bounces right back to normal! Come on fall!

BRENDABUNNY Posts: 4,983
7/26/12 4:11 P


CYWSMILEY Posts: 220
7/26/12 4:03 P

I love yoga and pilates on the stability ball as my favorites. I like other workouts on the ball also but these are my staples. I have found it is making a difference in all aspects of my life. i have increased energy and my body is becoming more flexible and even when I walk I have noticed that I feel differently from doing those. I have tons of dvds and that also keeps me from getting bored. As I am just getting back into it from a 2 - 3 year break. I really feel my body awekening but I am consistent and truly love and it is my playtime and quiet time also. Sorry for going on too much. I just wanted to share with everyone.

EMILYDOODLE Posts: 1,708
7/26/12 3:59 P


JNB2003 Posts: 72
7/26/12 3:52 P

I like to do Zumba and Taebo. I started out walking as well. I do that sometimes when I need an energy boost, but I usually get bored after 10 minutes.

CHICCHANTAL Posts: 2,135
7/26/12 3:48 P

Long walks in nice surroundings.

FALCONGIRL2010 Posts: 148
7/26/12 3:41 P

running. I can go at my own pace, push myself on good days and do half walking on tired days. I can fit in 20 minutes anytime, and always feel amazing after a good run.

-POLEDANCEGIRL- Posts: 14,827
7/26/12 2:54 P

I love pole dancing, running, hiking, bike riding and am working on liking swimming

CHEETARA79 Posts: 3,973
7/26/12 2:25 P

Weight lifting, walking and group exercise classes. Everyone should be cleared by their doctor before starting to exercise.

LNTSMOM Posts: 72
7/26/12 2:24 P

running & bike riding

ISANDY03 Posts: 1,112
7/26/12 2:04 P

Walking, dancing.

UPBEAT551 SparkPoints: (28,516)
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7/26/12 1:59 P

Riding my comfort bike on a trail! Love It!

UMBILICAL Posts: 12,786
7/26/12 1:54 P


TRYAGIN SparkPoints: (9,622)
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Posts: 344
7/26/12 1:53 P

Right now riding an exercise bike. Really I like walking but the knees aren't
cooperating at this time.

SPOORK Posts: 1,193
7/26/12 12:26 P

Swimming, running(outside only), spinning, and yoga.

OLIVIANIGHT SparkPoints: (203,897)
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7/26/12 11:24 A

Salsa dancing.

FITWITHIN Posts: 26,169
7/14/12 9:34 P

I love intense Cardio and strength training.

WANNABE64 SparkPoints: (14,140)
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7/14/12 9:29 P

Walking, particularly in the early morning. Moved to a new town and am just beginning to find walking routes that are reasonable for me but challenging enough. Will soon be in the groove. You can set your own pace and there's not as much impact on knees as some other activities. I also like using free weights--can complete many types of upper body exercises from a seated position.

Edited by: WANNABE64 at: 7/14/2012 (21:32)
ETHELMERZ Posts: 21,163
7/14/12 9:22 P

I do the exercise bike, have been doing it every day that we are home for over 8 years. The bike sits in the living room, in front of the tv, both my husband and I use it every day, he does around 4 hours a day, and I do 3 hours a day. When I first began, I did SEVEN minutes!! Could barely fit my butt on the bike seat, we put a small pillow on the seat, in fact. But, you get used to it, and I miss it if we are away from home. Then we just walk. Slowly but surely, you can do it. Keep your exercise equipment in the room where you spend the most time, like, keep your weights in that room, too. Don't hide workout stuff in a spare bedroom, for Pete's sakes!!!!!

NEWKAREN43 SparkPoints: (0)
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7/14/12 9:08 P

I love to walk. And weight doesn't matter, if you start with a short amount of time, weight will melt off of you. I also love, love my elliptical machine. No impact on the knees and other joints, incline if I want a challenge...

ATHENAE1 Posts: 58
7/14/12 8:46 P

Man!! I am struggling to find an exercise that I enjoy and can tolerate at 400+ lbs!! I'm curious what everyone else is doing? Have you found an exercise/activity you love??

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