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

Completed My 1st. Challenge
thanks
by Diamond Quarters on 25 Aug 16 11:26 PM
Migraine Question
My son takes B3 (Niacin, NOT the Flush free kind) and Pottasium for migrain. Also Tumeric with black pepper
by SheaDlady on 25 Aug 16 09:55 PM
Printing
Hey guys just wondering, does anyone know how to print off your diet clender?
by Reef101 on 25 Aug 16 06:04 AM
Sad
Sometimes it just takes some time for the weight to shift.For your body to recognise that this is a change and it needs to work with it.How long have you been doing this? Good luck
by nettiw on 24 Aug 16 06:18 PM
You Know You Are Overweight When:
When you cant shave your legs above the knee and you think maybe I will just have a face lift ( I am over 50 ) and buy into the pregnancy thing
by kimishoo on 24 Aug 16 03:56 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Crazy Italian
New Snack tip. I spread cheese onto slices of cucumbers and eat my tuna with celery stalks!
23 May 16 for diet Atkins