found my motivation to walk/snowshoe etc..

previous topic · next topic
totaltubs

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 23

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 08:34
So, I recently restarted Atkins and I have been very good about it. No major carb withdrawals. Doing fine. My problem is exercise...so I downloaded an app called Charity Miles which allows you to choose a charity that you walk/run/bike for. It records your miles and then based on how far you went it donates from its funds (not your $) not huge amounts by any means but it makes you feel good about exercising and doing a little bit for someone else. The motivation though, for me, is that I have it set to automatically post my distance and the charity I choose on facebook. So, I push myself because it would just be embarassing to not even make a minimum of 1.5 miles at a pop. Just a thought and a share...
liv001

Joined: Oct 09
Posts: 676

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 09:19
That is interesting. I will check it out.
Good work on walking. You are strenghtening your most important muscle (heart) and working your metabolism.
totaltubs

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 23

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 09:29
snowshoeing has me wishing for snow...nothing like walking thru the snow in those snowshoes, yes definite workout!
liv001

Joined: Oct 09
Posts: 676

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 09:33
I'll send you some from here
Do you want the deep freeze and super cold temperatures that with it? Smile
totaltubs

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 23

      quote  
Posted: 01 Feb 2013, 09:43
no, the temps I can do without! 20's are fine with me! Stay warm!!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Healthy Snacks
Hey. My mum told me a few recipes of snacks and now my favourite one are honey with nuts, greek yogurt with brown bread toasts and baked appales with cinnamon. Try! It does help!
by TeresaS88 on 06 Feb 16 11:24 PM
In it to Win it !
John, I'm glad you learned this lesson. You'll be happier as you move forward too because it is a lifelong journey.
by Sweetalot on 06 Feb 16 08:12 PM
creating and saving my recipes
I have a lot of pending recipes. It doesn't mean anything except they wont post to the public for viewing. this is a great tool for figuring out the calories /fat/carbs/fiber. You can click on any ...
by diehard3 on 06 Feb 16 06:50 PM
Math help with Keto diet
alexvue, I'm not following your diet. You BMR is 1633.45 (I assume from a calculation vs. lab produced). This BMR is the amount of calories you need to eat per day to maintain your weight. Exceed ...
by shadow451 on 06 Feb 16 03:55 PM
Need Your Opinions...
Byron, Read the labels of all pre-packaged foods, most have a lot of sodium to maintain their shelf life. Some of the "low-fat" products have a lot of sugar added when the oils were removed ...
by shadow451 on 06 Feb 16 03:20 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member mackie_purple
Keep it simple and easy. Eat real food!
03 Sep 15 for diet Atkins