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    Motivation to Move

    As a spin of from the Online Image Therapy thread here's a motivation to move one!

    I'm no exercise junkie but need motivation to move more and get fit.

    Daily, weekly or monthly exercise targets - try something new - just do what you can and move more than yesterday.

    We've started with pedometer/fitbits/apps but anything goes.

    So yesterday I managed a pitiful 6600 steps, today's target is anything higher than that!
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    Quote Originally Posted by M Louise H View Post
    As a spin of from the Online Image Therapy thread here's a motivation to move one!

    I'm no exercise junkie but need motivation to move more and get fit.

    Daily, weekly or monthly exercise targets - try something new - just do what you can and move more than yesterday.

    We've started with pedometer/fitbits/apps but anything goes.

    So yesterday I managed a pitiful 6600 steps, today's target is anything higher than that!
    You did much better than me with only 5586 steps. Hopefully I can rack up a few more today and push over the 6000.
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    Drop a dress size from 16 to 14 (treat myself, go shopping after all my hard work!) - well I have half achieved this one 02/09/14 (bottom half is in a 14 top half is still in a 16!!!!!), so no shopping just yet

    Loose my 2nd stone = End of September 14 (extended again)

    Loose 1/2 stone and get into the 10's, lower BMI = End October 14 (extended and again)

    Drop a dress size from 14 to 12 = End of Nov14 (extended and again)



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    Evening guys, pedometer off now did 18181 steps - 7.82miles, also completed day 9 of 30Day Shred

    Im not quite sure what exercise goals to set yet, at the moment I would like to survive the 30DS, and walk more than 10,000 steps mon-fri.

    Good luck on all your goals
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    Loving the idea of this

    I have a question for fitbit users. How do you get around the problem of the fitbit registering steps and stairs while you are driving? I noticed it did for one journey and didn't for the second.
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    Goals: 1/2 stone off / Get into the 11s / size 16 / stone off / Club 10 / Target! / Tuck my blouse in


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    Whooo, hi everybody!

    Sooooo... I dunno what a Fitbit is... do I need one?

    I've done 9324 steps (still wearing my pedometer on the way up to bed, hahaha! ) - was at work today, so not as much opportunity to be out and about.

    Am going to try out a tae kwon do class next week. Wish me luck!

    I've also noticed how light it is when I wake up and am wondering if it might be worth trying to sneak out for an early morning walk before the kids are up... I LOVE the idea of the peace and quiet and fresh air, just don't know if I could haul my cookies outta bed that early!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonbeamcor View Post
    I've also noticed how light it is when I wake up and am wondering if it might be worth trying to sneak out for an early morning walk before the kids are up... I LOVE the idea of the peace and quiet and fresh air, just don't know if I could haul my cookies outta bed that early!
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    wk 13 -2, wk 14 -1.5, wk 15 sts, wk 16 -0.5, wk 17 -2, wk 18 +3, wk 19 -5, wk 20 -1.5, wk21-1.5, wk 22 -1.5, since then, still in target range....

    Goals: 1/2 stone off / Get into the 11s / size 16 / stone off / Club 10 / Target! / Tuck my blouse in


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    Quote Originally Posted by mumpsimus View Post
    Loving the idea of this

    I have a question for fitbit users. How do you get around the problem of the fitbit registering steps and stairs while you are driving? I noticed it did for one journey and didn't for the second.
    You got me! Maybe yours is a cleverer one than mine. Mine just seems to count the steps I physically take.




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    One of my targets for summer is to swim from Kalogria (on the left) to Stoupa (on the right). It's miserable here just now so warm swimming days seem a long way off!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bubble77 View Post
    Evening guys, pedometer off now did 18181 steps - 7.82miles, also completed day 9 of 30Day Shred

    Im not quite sure what exercise goals to set yet, at the moment I would like to survive the 30DS, and walk more than 10,000 steps mon-fri.

    Good luck on all your goals
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    Quote Originally Posted by bubble77 View Post
    Evening guys, pedometer off now did 18181 steps - 7.82miles, also completed day 9 of 30Day Shred

    Im not quite sure what exercise goals to set yet, at the moment I would like to survive the 30DS, and walk more than 10,000 steps mon-fri.

    Good luck on all your goals

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    Loose my 1st stone = End of March 14 - DONE 22/3/14

    Loose 1/2 stone and get into the 11's, lower BMI = End of middle Aug 14 (exended again!! and again oh and yet again Although I have noticed my clothes are getting much looser and edging closer to the 14's )

    Drop a dress size from 16 to 14 (treat myself, go shopping after all my hard work!) - well I have half achieved this one 02/09/14 (bottom half is in a 14 top half is still in a 16!!!!!), so no shopping just yet

    Loose my 2nd stone = End of September 14 (extended again)

    Loose 1/2 stone and get into the 10's, lower BMI = End October 14 (extended and again)

    Drop a dress size from 14 to 12 = End of Nov14 (extended and again)



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    my results for yesterday are: 5784 steps, not quite made the 6000, but not too bad (and mostly all done at work too!!)
    This week I have totted up 22436 steps so far. Hoping I can get out after work tomorrow and get some fresh air.
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    Mini Goals -
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    Loose my 1st stone = End of March 14 - DONE 22/3/14

    Loose 1/2 stone and get into the 11's, lower BMI = End of middle Aug 14 (exended again!! and again oh and yet again Although I have noticed my clothes are getting much looser and edging closer to the 14's )

    Drop a dress size from 16 to 14 (treat myself, go shopping after all my hard work!) - well I have half achieved this one 02/09/14 (bottom half is in a 14 top half is still in a 16!!!!!), so no shopping just yet

    Loose my 2nd stone = End of September 14 (extended again)

    Loose 1/2 stone and get into the 10's, lower BMI = End October 14 (extended and again)

    Drop a dress size from 14 to 12 = End of Nov14 (extended and again)



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    Quote Originally Posted by M Louise H View Post


    One of my targets for summer is to swim from Kalogria (on the left) to Stoupa (on the right). It's miserable here just now so warm swimming days seem a long way off!
    Ooh, had my honeymoon in Stoupa, was lovely!!

    ...omigosh, you live there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moonbeamcor View Post
    Ooh, had my honeymoon in Stoupa, was lovely!!

    ...omigosh, you live there?
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