Dusted off the treadmill

previous topic · next topic
KathyTriesAg...

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 54

      quote  
Posted: 17 Jun 2013, 20:51
I finally did something tonight besides sit and type on the computer and watch TV. I worked out 25 minutes. YEAH!
3 Hour Diet
Week 1 - 6 lbs. down
kkd1125

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 337

      quote  
Posted: 18 Jun 2013, 15:02
YAYYYY! Good for you. If you can just hop on there a few times a week to start, it will become a habit and hopefully then you'll feel like increasing time or days.

A few tips that helped me:

1. Make your treadmill area as pleasant as possible to make you want to spend time there. Put a TV in there, put motivational pictures nearby, put it by a nice window for light and breeze (or get a fan), etc.

2. Good music - I made some custom treadmill workout playlists for myself in iTunes using music I already owned, and that has helped me a lot! I've created about 6 or 7 different playlists for different moods: Hip Hop, Indie, all Mumford & Sons (my fave band), GirlPower, PopPower, Old School 80's, etc. Each playlist is 30-34 minutes and I even timed the beats per minute (BPM) to start slower, get fast in the middle for most of the workout, and then the last song is slower for cool down and stretching. Some of the songs I put in the faster sections even motivate me to jog for a minute or two, which is really a feat for me!

Keep it up, girl! Wink
Whip Stitch

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 19 Jun 2013, 06:04
You are doing great! I have a hard time getting motivated to exercise. Does getting up and down off the floor with my four year old count?



Forum Search
Advanced forum search


Latest Posts

Good progress
Going well, despite a 'hiccup' when I gained a bit (78.2kg up from my low of 75kg) I was sliding, but am getting back on track, 76.6 kg today. I'm now getting into 32" waist jeans, and ...
by BrianR. on 20 Oct 17 03:51 PM
New to site/app
Welcome! You can select which data items you want to display on the site .. from your home page, "my settings" on the right, and then scroll down and you will see a checklist. You can display ...
by rhills on 20 Oct 17 02:45 AM
Homework
Just doing some homework, then I'll go jogging
by lily thefox 34 on 19 Oct 17 05:40 PM
fitness tips
Brilliant, I have a stack of podcasts on CD a friend burns for me that I have yet to listen to. Now to invest in some portable tech, I still have a flip phone. All good ideas. I have trouble finding ...
by davisrick1 on 19 Oct 17 01:42 PM
Calories from fat.
Well .. the labels never had calories from protein or carbs either.. just grams .. but the rationale given on the fda site seems odd to me: "Calories are now in larger and bolder type and Calories ...
by rhills on 19 Oct 17 12:36 PM