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Exercising is Great!

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

I am really starting to enjoy and even look forward to my exercise sessions. I just HAVE to get at least 30 minutes walking in every day. Then I also usually work out with Exercise TV. I really like Jillian Michaels. I also use the Yoga sections occasionally. I just found out that my hikes in the mountains on the weekends should be tracked as cross country hiking rather than just walking and I record about 2 x the number of calories burned for the same amount of time.

I was doing my modified pushups this morning and noticed how much stronger my arms are. I can bend my elbows almost to the 90 degree mark and sustain the pushups for 2 reps of 15.

I feel so much more energetic and capable and realize that this part of my program is just as important as the weight loss.

I remember one time years ago when I lost 60 pounds on a diet and was smelling the ketones coming off my breath. I had no energy or enthusiasm. I certainly wasn't healthy.
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  • RURAL3
    I struggle with it alone sometimes but if I have a friend I am good to go.
    3154 days ago
    Strange as this may sound, since I have lost some weight and have been exercising, I actually enjoying exercising, especially when I can walk outside. I live in the country so I always take a cane. I do not need the cane to walk, but I can deal with things like snakes, armadillos, rabbits and squirrels. Go Girl!!!!!
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    3154 days ago
    Are you feeling OK? Do you want to sit down or something? Did I hear you right? You LIKE exercise????? :-)
    3154 days ago
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