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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%
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Old 03-05-2005, 07:09 AM
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Old 03-05-2005, 10:05 AM
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That's great Lee and Deb! 30 plus pounds!! I have been big all my life- but am not at my top weight. I am 23 pounds shy of my top weight (July 2001). I know that slow weight loss is better for you though. Heck, I'll take any!!LOL! Keep up the good habits girls!
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Old 03-05-2005, 10:37 AM
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I did three minutes on the bike and used the roman chair last night. I know that doesnt sound like much but it is more than I have been able to do in three years. I have at least thirty pounds to lose.... I will have to go slow. I noticed my last surgial site is sore today but I can do a little! I am so excited!
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Old 03-05-2005, 11:28 AM
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Im so sad to say that I dont exercise regularly anymore.

I quit going to Curves because I just couldnt find the time to go at least 3x a week. Im miss it!! I've already told my Dh that when we move and get settled in, I will find another gym like that to join!!


I try to dance with my DD to her videos at least 2 times a week.
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I go to Curves 3 times a week. I've been going for 4 1/2 months now and have lost a total of 13 inches. I've only lost a few pounds, but I can tell a difference in my clothes due to the inches. I also use this thing called a "Sports Hoop" that I ordered thru Curves. It is a "weighted" hoola hoop. Mine weighs 4 pounds. You have to learn how to keep it up. It claims that if you use it twice a day for 10 minutes each day it should take 2 inches per month off of your waist. I've had mine almost 2 weeks and I can't keep it up but for 1-2 minutes for now. I have to keep working at it, but it's fun. My sides were really sore the first few days.

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Old 03-05-2005, 01:34 PM
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Ruth that sounds cool. They have a hula hoop at my curves that some use instead of the walk pads. I dont think its weighted though! My total inches lost are 33.
Ajrsmom,
I know sometimes it is hard to go 3x and there have been weeks that I have not! I always feel guilty though. The best part of Curves is it is a short workout otherwise I know I would never follow through with a regular gym.
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A little is better than nothing at all. Keep up the good work girls!
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Old 03-11-2005, 09:35 AM
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How often do you exercise? Do you use equipment at home, at the gym, or do you walk outside? What do you do to stay fit and how often?

I try to exercise as much as I can. It varies from week to week. I have some Walk Away the Pounds dvds that I can do that don't take a lot of time. I try to walk a lot by parking far away from the entrance when I go to a store. I am a Weight Watchers Lifetime member. I have maintained for over a year now. I have to stay on top of my eating habits or I gain weight very easily!
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Old 03-11-2005, 09:37 AM
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It just doesn't happen. I have a very physical job. Lots of walking, lifting, etc. The last thing I want to do when I am home is exercise. I probably should do something when I have time off, though. It is not good to go full force half the time and be a complete slug the rest!
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Old 03-11-2005, 09:42 AM
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I am so jealous. I used to run and cycle (a lot!). Now, I can find no time, nor energy, to get out and exercise. Don't get me wrong, with three kids and a dog, there are plenty of walks and running around, but I would love to be able to work out. I love the feeling of having completed a work out. Someday . . .
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Old 03-11-2005, 09:46 AM
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I do a lot of walking, rollerblading and swimming. Exercising doesn't need to involve a lot of equipment.
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