3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Fitness > Exercise!

Exercise! Love it or hate it, let's motivate each other to just DO IT!

Can not believe how good a month of exercise is making me feel

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-08-2008, 01:20 PM   #1
diamondgeog
 
Posts: n/a

Red face Can not believe how good a month of exercise is making me feel

Not sure what combination of factors got me going, but for the past month (4 fridays ago) I have been doing a good chunk of exercise each and every day.

At work I am lucky enough to be able to do 2 20-minute walks each day. Before 4 fridays ago I did this on average 3 to 4 times a week with maybe a day of doing just one 2 minute walk. Since then I have done it every day 2 of them except when recovering from a stomach flu.

I have also used my gazelle either 6 or 7 days a week going from about 25 minutes to now 40 minutes a day.

I am doing a bit more strength training with push-ups and dumb bells and exercise bands.

All together I could not have asked for better results. My wife says I am snoring much less. I wake up with more energy. I have more energy during the day. I am not as hungry, so I can make better food choices. Very excited.

In the past I have led with changes to eating to try to lose weight. This time it was first exercising every day and boy I can tell I am going to lose what I want and keep it off. Why? So much more energy. Eating less has not for me ever produced that.

Down at 8-12 pounds from 4 weeks ago and probably have more muscle so very happy....
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 01:41 PM   #2
I feel blah..
 
Sneeks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 58

S/C/G: 217.5/193.0/140

Height: 5'3"

Default

GOOD FOR YOU!! Wonderful job, and 8-12lbs lost in a month?? WONDERFUL!!

Let me share a saying that was pounded in my head while I was in basic training..

WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER!!

So true
Sneeks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 01:55 PM   #3
One pound at a time!
 
bethbeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: The Great Northwest
Posts: 728

S/C/G: 264/239/199

Height: 5'6"

Default

Great job getting moving! Thanks for sharing your success!
__________________
~Beth
bethbeth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 07:48 PM   #4
Ilene the Bean
 
Ilene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 11,787

S/C/G: 165/149/140

Height: 5'3"

Default

yay keep up the great work ....
__________________
I l e n e
Falling down is not failure....Failure is staying down.

Ilene is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 08:20 PM   #5
Never-giver-upper
 
Serena C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Michigan
Posts: 116

S/C/G: 186/176/135

Height: 5'7"

Default

That is wonderful! I can identify with this. I've been eating better and starting an exercise program for less than 6 weeks and I feel much better already. It's partly a mental thing and partly physical. My energy level is increasing, not by leaps and bounds, but a little. And any improvement is good.

Thanks for sharing - and keep it up!
Serena C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2008, 10:27 PM   #6
TBL Red Team Member
 
Scenestealer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 680

S/C/G: 132/129/120

Height: 5'4.5"

Default

Congratulations, Diamond!

When I hit my one month of exercise mark, I was so excited. And the great thing is, now that you're going for a record, you won't want to stop, because it will take you a whole month to get back to where you are now. It's a great cycle!
__________________
Laura

Absolut(ly) Fit - my nutrition and fitness blog


Scenestealer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:59 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2