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I can walk without knee bandages!

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Old 12-29-2009, 09:26 PM   #1
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Default I can walk without knee bandages!


I've been at this fitness/ weight loss thing for a couple of weeks now. This year I've basically been in front of the computer at home all day, not really leaving the house, because of unemployment/ health issues.

When I first started going on the walking machine I could only do 10 minutes at a time at 4km/hr, stopping for a lie down each time. The only way I could do more was to bandage up my knees, walking on soft grass on the oval, as my knees were so sore. I thought I had arthritis, and I'm only 32!

Now I can walk up inclines on the walking machine, from 4-5km an hour, for over 60 minutes at once! With no knee bandages!

All with just 2 weeks of consistent effort.

It must have been weak muscles in the legs that were causing the knee pain...
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Old 12-29-2009, 10:37 PM   #2
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Good on ya mate! What a fantastic achievement!

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Old 12-29-2009, 11:25 PM   #3
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Congratulations and thanks for sharing!!! You have inspired me to start over.
I will:Journal every bite * Be gentle to myself and my family * Exercise to the best of my ability * Drink at least 8 glasses of water * Focus on colorful veggies, salads, low gycemic fruit, lean proteins and healthy fats * Limit grains * Get up at the same time everyday and get back into routine * Visit 3FC every day, it makes a big difference to my attitude, thanks to the wonderful folks here.

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Old 12-29-2009, 11:54 PM   #4
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YAY- Good for you - you stuck with it and are clearly seeing and feeling the results - that's the way to do it!

Thanks for sharing your success so far - keep up the good work - we'll all be here to cheer you on!

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Old 12-30-2009, 12:03 AM   #5
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Congratulations and keep up the fantastic work!
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