Exercise accountability thread

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30 minutes on the treadmill - done.
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I did my 30 minutes on the treadmill today. Woot!
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So I am not looking to lose weight or anything, but I thought I might join you ladies anyways because I desperately want to be in good health and shape! I need to do cardio for my heart health, and I could use some toning. I don't want to be skinny fat!

I did 30 minutes of Pilates today, and plan to do the elliptical for 25 minutes.
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Weightlifting with the trainer today. It still feels weird to type because my chest feels shaky and it makes my arms shaky.
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So I am not looking to lose weight or anything, but I thought I might join you ladies anyways because I desperately want to be in good health and shape! I need to do cardio for my heart health, and I could use some toning. I don't want to be skinny fat!

I did 30 minutes of Pilates today, and plan to do the elliptical for 25 minutes.
Originally Posted by CurlyHairedFarmer
While you're not trying to lose weight, the weight loss support thread might be fun too. It's evolved into a support thread doe all sorts of individual diet and fitness goals.
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While I did do yoga 6 days last week, so far this week I did it zero days.

But here's an article about how to love exercise! Which is probably the closest I'll get to doing exercise today.

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Great article, wild~hair!

My goal is 10 - 15 minutes of free weights each a.m. (alternating upper body with lower/abs) and then either yoga or tennis or walking. Since the free weights take such a minimum amount of time, they've become *almost* automatic. Not quite as auto as brushing my teeth, but I'm getting there. Right now I have a yoga lesson and a tennis lesson each week. Wish I could afford more - I do better with scheduled appointments....
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Did my half hour on the treadmill today.
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Ok, I want to start recording my workouts again.

Since November and starting Squeeze and eating better I have lost 7 pounds (10 is the goal) and am mcuh firmer.

I'll start with this week:

Sunday 2/22 - Leslie Sansone walk/jog
Monday 2/23 - Super Callanetics
Tuesday 2/24 - 30 minute Squeeze
Wednesday 2/25 - Upper body Squeeze Stronger
Thursday 2/2/6 - lower body Squeeze Stronger (131.5)

Last edited by sdc; 02-27-2009 at 09:48 AM.
Yeah, great article wild~hair! I'm glad to know that I'm already employing some of the strategies, but seeing these ideas in print is going to help a lot.
I figured something out. I'm dating a new guy, so I've dropped a few pounds because I have a suppressed appetite. I always go through this in a new relationship, but then after the new-ness wears off, my appetite returns, usually within a month or so.

So there goes one reason to exercise: vanity over my weight/figure.

I know it's not good for weight/figure in the long haul, but having dropped the weight, plus my body is in pretty good shape from the exercise I was doing all means that now I'm just coasting.

And this new guy is really great, which is making me very happy. So there goes another reason to exercise: for the mood boost.

No wonder I'm not exercising!

But I did tonight. 30 minutes of yoga. And now? I'm starving! Still pretty happy though.
Saw the trainer today and did legs, shoulders, and a little abs. Rear delt work is pretty challenging. I'm wondering if I ever use those muscles IRL.
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Lower body weights and ab work. But I ate too much... I really wish I were allergic to chocolate.
2Poodles Southeast PA
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Currently using the following 2 - 3 x/week:
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day suphate-free Poo, cone-free CO and styling treatment, plus KCCC

I really wish I were allergic to chocolate.
Originally Posted by 2poodles
Noooooooo! The horror!
Upper body weights and 40 mins of yoga. Also ate chocolate. *sigh*
2Poodles Southeast PA
fine, med porosity, normal elasticity
Currently using the following 2 - 3 x/week:
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day suphate-free Poo, cone-free CO and styling treatment, plus KCCC

2-28 I did 30 minutes of yoga.

And I did yoga yesterday, the full primary series. Haven't done that in a loooong time.

I can has chocolate now?
Ok, I want to start recording my workouts again.

Since November and starting Squeeze and eating better I have lost 7 pounds (10 is the goal) and am mcuh firmer.

I'll start with this week:

Saturday 2/21/- 1 hour Squeeze - 4 mile hike Iron Mountain
Sunday 2/22 - Leslie Sansone walk/jog
Monday 2/23 - Super Callanetics
Tuesday 2/24 - 30 minute Squeeze
Wednesday 2/25 - Upper body Squeeze Stronger
Thursday 2/2/6 - lower body Squeeze Stronger (131.5)
Saturday 2/28 - 1 hour Squeeze
Originally Posted by sdc
added days - goofed didn't mean to do this as a quote.

Last edited by sdc; 03-02-2009 at 09:41 AM.
March:

3/2 - Total Body Lift (arms are feeling it)
3/3 - 30 minute Squeeze (131)
3/4 - Upper Body Squeeze Stronger
3/5 - Lower Body Squeeze Stronger (133 which means I have been eating badly)
3/6 - Friday - 10 minute Quick Fix Kick Box
3/7 - Callanetics Evolution - much tougher than I was expecting (131)
3/8 - 2 mile easy walk (Vons and drugstore)
3/9 - Squeeze Stronger Upper Body (130.5)
3/10 - Squeeze Stronger Lower Body
3/11 - Total Body Lift (129.5)
3/12 - 30 Minute Squeeze
3/13 - Callanetics Evolution (burnt out - I need a break)
3/15 1 hour 20 minute walk around Miramar Lake
3/16 - Squeeze Stronger Upper Body
3/17 - (130.5) Squeeze Stronger Lower Body
3/18 - Cathe Slow & Heavy Shoulders and Legs (130)
3/19 - Cathe Slow & Heavy Chest and Back (130.5)
3/21 - Cathe Slow & Heavy Triceps and Biceps
3/23 - Squeeze 30 minutes (131)
3/24 - 45 minute walk, mostly brisk uphill, last 10 minutes relaxed. Too beautiful to be inside today
3/25 - another fabulous day. Did a combo of brisk walking/running for 20 minutes, then 10 minutes relaxed walking back to the house. Squeeze "flat abs", Squeeze Stronger arms/shoulders/chest/knee dancing. Did Callanetics butt lifts and Squeeze wall butt lifts. Stretched at the end.
3/26 - Squeeze Stronger Lower Body
3/27 - Squeeze Stronger - Upper Body
3/28 - 30 minute brisk walk/sprints (4 sprints) and 10 minute cool down walk back to the house.
3/30 Monday - Total Body Lift
3/31 Tuesday - 26 minute brisk walk with 4 2 minute sprints and 5 minute cool down walk

Last edited by sdc; 03-31-2009 at 10:32 AM.
So, I met last month's goal. My gym membership costs $22/month, so to keep myself motivated I told myself I must go to the gym at least 22 times a month. For the month of February (my 1st full month), I indeed went to the gym 22 times. Yup, pretty proud of myself.

I went to the gym today as well; one day down for the month of March, 21 more visits to go.

At this rate I should definitely loose these pesky love handles!

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