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Get fit and lose weight!
« on: October 08, 2007, 06:01:33 pm »
Inspired to lose some weight after my summer holiday as I am feeling a bit more asthmatic and cos I have a bit of a tummy coming on but also inspired by Lynnes Getting Fit for Alberta thead, I am starting a thread!!!

Here is a thread to share hints and tips, share slaps on the back of encouragement, and to share our plans on getting fit!!



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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2007, 06:04:31 pm »
So my first plan of action is to spend 15 minutes every lunch time going for a walk.

And eat less choccy biscuits with my cuppas at work. eat a piece of fruit instead - or an oatcake or something!

I hope to lose a stone to a stone and a half (14-21 pounds).

I hope that writing this down here will shame me into doing it!

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2007, 07:41:32 pm »
I joined the fitness center at work and am now doing 30 to 45 minutes of cardio circuit machines, treadmill, elliptical cross trainer and/or recumbent bike about 3 to 4 days a week. 
Also trying to eat better.
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2007, 04:00:02 am »
I joined the fitness center at work and am now doing 30 to 45 minutes of cardio circuit machines, treadmill, elliptical cross trainer and/or recumbent bike about 3 to 4 days a week. 
Also trying to eat better.

my goodness! very impressed!

I've also started taking some vitamin c and e - with being a veggie I should probably have done this years ago!
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2007, 04:16:40 am »
I'm going to start on my bellydance routine shortly, targetting lower abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks...
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2007, 04:35:42 pm »
I don't know what to do!!

I have joined a gym 3 times over the years but I always hate going. The only thing I like is the pool. I hate to walk. I won't walk in my neighborhood but there is a safe community close by I could drive to, park and then walk. BUT I HATE IT.

I'm such a lounger.  And I love potato chips (or crisps)

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2007, 04:41:31 pm »
Yeah - its definitely about finding something you enjoy doing.

I enjoy walking and yoga/callanetics so far. hate the gym so have never joined - couldn't think of anything worse! and why waste my money when I know I wouldn't go!?

Wishes - you'll have an active day - workign as a nurse - I just sit at a desk all day - do they not say nurses walk and average of a couple of miles per shift?

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2007, 04:43:01 pm »
I don't know what to do!!

I have joined a gym 3 times over the years but I always hate going. The only thing I like is the pool. I hate to walk. I won't walk in my neighborhood but there is a safe community close by I could drive to, park and then walk. BUT I HATE IT.

I'm such a lounger.  And I love potato chips (or crisps)

Try baked sweet potatoe curls with a little bit of olive oil drizzled over them. It's a healthy alternative to crisps.  I'll see if I can find the recipe for you.
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2007, 05:31:44 pm »
Kelda, yes the gym is not cheap and it's so boring. I really don't want to try it again right now. I am on my feet and on the go all day at work but it's not making me skinny darn it!  :) On my days off I want to be lazy and sit at the computer, knit and embroider. I need to do some additional moving though.

Daniel, the recipe sounds yum. I love sweet potatoes. I should have them more. Please post the recipe if you can find it.

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2007, 05:39:14 pm »
Try baked sweet potatoe curls with a little bit of olive oil drizzled over them. It's a healthy alternative to crisps.  I'll see if I can find the recipe for you.

yes sounds nice!!
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