Wednesday, February 1, 2012

February Fitness

I have been on a weight loss journey, well, what feels like my entire life. That's not true of course. I have actually been on a real weight loss journey since Labor Day. Between Labor Day and Thanksgiving I lost 20 lbs. It's a great start.

Then the Holidays arrived....

Since the holidays have ended I have had a little trouble getting back on the right path with my healthy eating and working out and I thought that I would start February 1st refocused and reenergized. I'm even joining in with Cathy Zielske's Move More, Eat Well 2012 (more about that in a later post).

As a way to help myself get back on the right track, I have made a goal to work out a least 30 minutes a day (I'm shooting for 60 minutes) for the entire month of February. Whether it be at my gym, taking a Zumba class, playing a game on the Wii...anything really that is getting me up and moving when I normally wouldn't be.

I am sure this might be difficult and there might be days when I would rather come home from work and take a nap (there are LOTS of those types of days), but I am hoping by putting it out there and sharing this goal with everyone that it will make me more accountable. I'll probably update here once a week on my overall progress and I plan on tweeting daily about what activity I did and how it went.

I was feeling so-so about heading to the gym after work today but on my way out another employee had told me that it looked like I had lost weight and asked if I was I trying to. I thanked her profusely and told her that I have been working on it and her saying that was just the motivation I needed. I did 30 minutes on the bike at the gym and 25 on the elliptical machine. Not quite at 60 minutes, but I have a hour long Zumba class the next two days, so that should help.

Does any one else have any goals or things to motivate them?

Peace out *g*

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