So I had to ask myself what was going to help me be successful in getting to my goal of consistent exercise? I ended up with the same answer I had when it came to food...find something that I like, that I can live with, and that won't make it seem so much like work. Hmmmmm.....I don't like any of it. Ok, so what activity do I hate the least? My go-to activity at the gym has always been the treadmill. I can listen to music or watch tv, talk to a friend, read a magazine....lots of flexibility.
So the challenges I have with the treadmills at the Y?
- When to go - (see Exercise - the bane of my existence for my detailed reasons)
- Getting to watch my OWN shows - how great would it be to kill 2 birds with 1 stone by clearing my DVR backlog while working out??? AWESOME!
- Feeling self conscious in front of others (my body image, speed, etc)
- I am sure I had other issues in my head getting in my way too
So thanks to our tax return and as a reward to myself for 6 weeks of good progress with the food part of this journey, I decided to get a treadmill for myself. I am hoping to make it more convenient and accessible and harder to ignore. Now to just get it setup and to GET MOVING.
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