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I am going to change the way I am exercising because I find myself a little weak & not able to do what I usually do. If I do 5 minutes of exercise at a time every couple of hours by the end of the night I may have more time in. No matter what we do we are pushing the body so everything should help. Until I get myself back to my strong self I will do what I can to stay healthy & strong. Eating is no problem, so just reconstruct my workouts. Never stop that is not an option continue on any way. emoticon

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    - by MAZACK
  • Great idea-thanks for sharing! - by MAMAMOOSE54
  • Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
  • Sounds like a plan - by HYATTI1
  • That is right where I am at today! Finding that since I am getting back to exercise..I am noticably weaker. The normal 5 lb. weights feel like twice that.
    So I'm putting in shorter time, but doing them multiple times a day.

    Don't emoticon ! Stopping is NOT an option.

    emoticon - by PYNETREE
  • emoticon - by LAINYC
    Thanks for sharing.

    Keep up the good work. - by BANNERMAN
  • I am disabled (traumatic brain injury survivor) and have limited mobility. I have learned creative ways to exercise! I agree that doing however many minutes you can (literally!) and then resting is a great approach. Then, do more as soon as you are able... MOVE MORE is my philosophy and be kind to yourself mentally! - by PAMTOPS
  • Great. I agree - by DELLMEL
    emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • I have it in my head if I can't power walk all 5 miles then why bother, if I can't do the entire circuit training...wait till tomorrow. If I can't do the entire workout then just forget about it. This is my usual thinking. Until the scale is moving in the wrong direction, those loose jeans are now hard to get on past the hips. I need to re-read your words daily. I know those exercise minutes add up by the end of the day. We are way to hard on ourselves and just setting ourselves up for failure. Thank nailed this one for me:) - by TINA8605
  • I've needed to break my workouts up recently as well - it's a new challenge and a "more focused" focus. But I start the day with a great stretch. Our local PBS station runs a program called "Classical Stretch with Esmond White" at 5:30 every morning. It's a gentle way to start the day! - by KARENBEFIT
  • Sounds like a plan to me. emoticon - by PROPMAN1
    I'm coming off almost 4 months of recuperation from a broken ankle, and agree that you have to listen very carefully to what your body can handle. The risk of a new injury keeps me doing smaller amounts of exercise than I am used to, and since I have done so little for so long, doing exercise throughout the day is a real workout. - by VAINVT
  • Yes - definitely do what you can - it does add up!! - by SJKENT1

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