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    EXERCISE
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    beautifulbuffalo posted:
    Well I didn't get to go swimming today but I Mowed the lawn with a push mower for 1 1/2 hours. Hait soaking wet. Does this count as exercise for the day? Only did half of it today will do the other half tomorrow. Well off to the shower.
    BB
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    mog1026 responded:
    I'd say it DOES count!
    Kathy SW 235.1 CW 202.9. GW 165

    Greedily she ingorg'd without restraint,
    And knew not eating Death
    Milton, Paradise Lost
     
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    SharonNVirginia responded:
    oh, heck yes.
    CW 221 SW 229 GW 130
    I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13
     
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    SharonNVirginia responded:
    I looked it up on the food & fitness tracker.

    Under yardwork, hand mower I put in 1.5 hours. It says you burned 601 calories!!!
    CW 221 SW 229 GW 130
    I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13
     
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    ausgram replied to SharonNVirginia's response:
    WOW took you 1.5 hours to do half your mowing? WOW!

    I don't do anything when it is hot out. I HATE to perspire.
    AusGram -SW - 194; CW -186; GW -150 for now, will lower that WHEN I reach it.

    Don't live life comparing yourself to everyone else.
    God has created you to be you and you are free to be yours
     
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    totallywiggedout responded:
    Yeh, BB , push mowing sucks big time, but it IS great exercise and YES, it counts!!

    You did good , girl!

    huggs
    k
    Kim SW 252 CW 177.8 GW 135

    If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.---author anonymous

    If you are going through Hell,keep going.-- Winston Churchill








     
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    justmejust responded:
    Way to go BB! Big calorie burn! Big exercise!
    Laura
    Laura

    Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
     
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    blondie454u responded:
    Yes it does! My husband will skip the gym on a cardio day and mow the lawn for an exercise.
    Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to blondie454u's response:
    Well I've been up since 2am but I managed to still go swimming this morning at 7:30-8:30.

    I had an orientation for the gym today so now I can go work on and use the equipment on days I don't swim.

    Now I have the exercising down now I need to get the food down.
    BB
     
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    justmejust replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    Good job BB! One step at a time!!

    Huggs,
    Laura
    Laura

    Baby steps, to a healthy lifestyle change. When you change your thoughts you will then change your weight. Getting healthy is about progress, not perfection.
     
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    rachael2011 replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    Great on the swimming! Enjoy your gym orientation too.

    I definitely agree that your mowing should count as cardio.
    Rachael...under construction.

    SW 325 CW 280.8 Short term goal-275 Goal weight- unsure
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to rachael2011's response:
    I'm going to finish mowiing Friday about another 1 1/2 hours and I should be done for another 2 weeks. My husband usually helps me but he smashed his thumb in a wood splitter, so his thumb is pretty swollen.
    BB
     
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    beautifulbuffalo replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    Well I worked out today instead of swam. I rode the recumbent bike for 40 minutes. My bad knee started clicking and snapping at about 30 minutes. That will ache today now. Oh well I got my exercise in for the day. My husband says if you sweat then your exercising and I sweat.
    BB
     
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    SharonNVirginia replied to beautifulbuffalo's response:
    Does your gym have a Cybex Arc Trainer? For a while when I was coming back from being completely bed-ridden, I had a locally renowned personal trainer who told me that it was easier on the knees than any other cardio machine.

    Smoochies,
    Sharon
    CW 219 SW 229 GW 130
    I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13
     
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    totallywiggedout replied to SharonNVirginia's response:
    Well, Sharon, NOW you've got me wondering WTH this marvelous contraption IS, lol...... BRB........

    HUH....



    I think all it's missing is a rack and pully system to make you "taller"

    see.. Medieval RACK TORTURE


    lol.... No, but other than the wheel in front it is almost exactly like the eliptical I use. The ones at the gym are all digital, so the front has the keyboard and monitor thus making it more compact in size.

    huggs
    k
    Kim SW 252 CW 177.8 GW 135

    If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.---author anonymous

    If you are going through Hell,keep going.-- Winston Churchill










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