Bursts of Exercise

previous topic · next topic
Kristye

Joined: May 11
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jul 2012, 08:26
Trying to do 10 minute "bursts" of exercise. Too hot to exercise outside but inside exercise is sooooo boring. So I'm trying 10 min segments to get it done without losing my mind. Hopefully this strategy will get me on my treadmill each day, instead of avoiding it since I can't stand the boredom of it. I can do anything for 10 minutes at a time right?
Mini Goal 1: 239 by September 30
Mini Goal 2: 230 by November 15
Mini Goal 3: Back in size 16 by Christmas
jmeminard

Joined: Mar 11
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 26 Jul 2012, 13:03
Try reading on your treadmill. I have an ebook that i strap to my stationary bike. Sometimes i go over my time limit to finish a chapter.
holfraz

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 178

      quote  
Posted: 27 Jul 2012, 06:44
That's an excellent idea. Do you have a T.V. in the same room as your treadmill? That helps a lot, too.
psspavan

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 28 Jul 2012, 01:41
just use a mp3 player with your favourite playlist
its enough
Kristye

Joined: May 11
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 29 Jul 2012, 08:35
Thanks for the comments. I have tried reading and I just dont get my speed up enough when I read that I really feel like I have worked out. Music did work for awhile until I used it everyday and now it doesnt do it for me anymore.

TV helps but I have trouble hearing it over the treadmill. I have recently started bringing in my iPad and using the Netflix app on it and turning on the closed captioning so I dont miss dialogue while I work out. That seems to be working for now. Im watching 24 while I exercise and it is kind of addicting. Smile
Mini Goal 1: 239 by September 30
Mini Goal 2: 230 by November 15
Mini Goal 3: Back in size 16 by Christmas
meimei071625

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 57

      quote  
Posted: 01 Aug 2012, 00:04
That was a nice ideas..Reading can be hard while running because you’re so shaky, but audiobooks are great to listen to if you want to get lost in your favorite book while running. Goodluck!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

How Often Do you weigh yourself?
Only once a week
by gggail502 on 18 Jan 18 07:17 AM
Fit Bit
What app do I go to? The fitbit app? Thanks-
by scottdarcy on 17 Jan 18 08:31 AM
Starting weight training
Hi Lilabit, Happy to hear you have been making progress and not developed any issues. It sounds like the plan you are on is working for you; I would not recommend any changes as long as it is working ...
by TomLong on 15 Jan 18 10:46 AM
what is your goal weight, 5'3 and 5'4 ladies?
Sara329, you are doing great! Stay the course and increase your walking if you can! It really helps the joints as well as the calorie burn. My doctor says it has helped my cardiac risk factor stay in the ...
by Gingerk65 on 12 Jan 18 06:05 AM
Fiuness data
Hello I am new and I need some info... I entered my exercise (Biking), My sleep ( 9 Hrs) and the system adds Kcal for resting??? Can I reduce the Calories for resting (1572 cal) , if so I cannot find ...
by ramiot on 06 Jan 18 05:14 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member ChuckyD
eat advocoto toaste it seen to work well
27 Nov 16 for diet Weight Watchers