Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > >

Exercise and Equipment Looking into a stair climber? Maybe a treadmill? Talk to others here and ask their opinions.

View Poll Results: How often do you exercise?
I don't 28 22.95%
Rarely, maybe once or twice a month 24 19.67%
Semi-regularly, once or twice a week 48 39.34%
Regularly, everyday 22 18.03%
Voters: 122. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #91 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2006, 05:16 AM
RobertaD's Avatar
Nine Year Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Ohio
Posts: 16,481
I need to excerise but haven't found the time in my schedule to even have 10 minutes to myself let alone 30 minutes to excerise.

I've been able to lose 10 lbs in the last 8-10 weeks by drinking mostly water, cutting out sugar and eating more fruits & veggies.

I want to lose another 20 lbs and I know it wont happen without burning more calories.

Roberta
__________________
http://www.youravon.com/rdunaway
use code TAKE10 for 10% off your first direct delivery order in 2019 with me!
Reply With Quote
  #92 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2006, 06:13 AM
barbszy's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Southern NJ, near Philadelphia
Posts: 18,716
DeBora, get yourself a pedometer and weigh your books, and demonstrate to your doctor just how much you walk and carry each day!

When I was in grad school it was a 1/2 mile walk to the CLOSEST campus building to my apartment. Most buildings I had to go to were a longer walk than that. I got an amazing amount of exercise--always walking somewhere.

Now, of course, is a different story. My doctor does not believe that running around with a 3-year-old and hauling laundry up and down the stairs counts as exercise either, LOL!
__________________
Barb's blog and Barb's Fridge
The New Parents Guide
DealLocker where I am known as "Coupon Countess"
Reply With Quote
  #93 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2006, 12:47 PM
DeBora4BobbyL's Avatar
Welcome Wagon Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 16,010
Quote:
DeBora, get yourself a pedometer and weigh your books, and demonstrate to your doctor just how much you walk and carry each day!
I totally agree Barb! I have told him approximately how many miles per day that I walk and how many books I carry. He said it didn't count because I was thinking about my next class and not giving my brain a break. I understand where he is coming from since I have learned about the nervous system. However, I am so dogged tired by the time I get home. So, I listen to music between classes. This coming semester all my classes will be in one building except one. They are all psych classes so I don't know why one isn't in the building with all the other psych classes.

Anyway, I used to tell DH that I didn't exercise because I was allergic to it! (This was before college) THen, he was listening to the news and they said, "Coming up next, people who are allergic to exercise!" I could NOT resist! I laughed and laughed! Come to find out, it was about people who start exercising and it gets their ammune system working and initially triggers their allergies. But, I used it to say, "I told you so!"

Truthfully, exercise is good for you and I have nothing against it. I just don't have time to do what I should.
Reply With Quote
  #94 (permalink)  
Old 01-08-2006, 12:25 PM
Six Year Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 60
I'm not very loyal with it, but I do try to ride my exercise bike occasionally. When I'm doing good, I'll ride a mile in the morning & a mile at night. That, along with drinking lots of water, does help me lose weight & inches.

I have the time...it's the motivation I lack. I need to drop 15-20 pounds in order to be more healthy & feel better about myself.
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Exercise or Swiss ball msr107 Exercise and Equipment 11 06-24-2008 04:47 PM
Future exercising Lucky47 Exercise and Equipment 10 05-11-2006 09:55 AM
National Roller Skating Month EDUCATES KIDS ON IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE Amanda Exercise and Equipment 1 09-13-2005 08:57 PM
National Roller Skating Month EDUCATES KIDS ON IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE Amanda Weight Problems in Children 0 09-20-2004 09:21 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

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

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:24 AM.


Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer