Recommended Baby Steps

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May 10 11 Comments

Do you have any recommendations to:

1) Get back into working out regularly

2) knock out a mini work out daily?

My goal is to get fit again, however, since it’s been so long, I want to ease into it.

Current thoughts, knock out 100 push ups and sit ups a day. 30 minute swim.

~~I ask because the advice I’ve been getting here is grade A!~~

Thank you in advance.

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  • New / Eng Hg7h5G
    Are you fat? If so, diet is more important than anything.
    May 10 0
  • Netflix / Product Thats_It
    Check out the app Couch to 5k (C25K). It methodically eases you into running and gets you to running a 5k in 8ish weeks (you can take longer or shorter if you like).
    May 10 0
  • Pandora scrolllock
    Consistency, planning, measurement.

    You cannot stop. You will get out of shape again if you do. It gets harder to get back in shape every time.

    Pick a method, something moderate like walking and CICO, pick a goal like 1lb and 5 mi per week, measure progress, and never stop.
    May 10 0
  • Disney / Product aHzn32
    It differs a lot by what’s your current stats are: age, height, weight and what goals do you have, any limitations in terms of old injury or dislike ( some people hate running and others hate gym).

    For me in mid 30s who never had six packs but also never had a bulging belly, goal was to build strength and stamina so I can match the energy of my two little monsters(read sons 😊). So almost 2 years back I realized I am just buying loose clothings instead of getting control of horizontal expansion🤦‍♂️ so I put some goals in front of me like weight, fitting into one of the older jeans, being able to go through crazy days and weekends with still having energy for love making 😘

    So here is what I did: I removed eating crap after dinner with green tea and some healthy snacks that give you munching feeling and help with sweet craving and then put small goals like being able to workout consistently for a 3 week period - consistency is more important than intensity when trying to get back in active lifestyle I believe.

    In this phase I managed to understand my habits, how to change them and get a new baseline of new reality of my fitness level.

    After few weeks into this adjustment I then joined a boot camp to kick my butts and learn new ways to push myself for building strength.... after boot camp I saw a huge shift in intensity and effectiveness of my workouts. This was all during a 3 months period which was long enough to make some habitual changes and lifestyle changes, plus leaning how to eat healthy and remain active with everything else going on life (work, kids, social life, age 🤦‍♂️)

    Now I am far fitter, lean, energetic and happy with my fitness level in general, plus have an understanding of what works for me and if life ever throws a curveball again I know how to get fit again !

    Good luck!
    May 10 0
  • SAP MEaS24
    I think the key is to find something that you enjoy and continue doing long term. For me that has been CrossFit. I'm still not in great shape but I find it fun and challenging so it helps me get out of bed in the morning. It is pretty expensive for some reason but it's worth it for me.
    May 10 0
  • Intel fm4
    Start by watching youtube vidoes of how to get fit 😂
    May 10 2
    • New / Mgmt git commit
      OP
      Oh shit. —- 🙈
      May 10
    • New / Mgmt git commit
      OP
      But I wanted to hear tips. Like, I was in your shoes and here’s what worked for me. But I’ll take your advice, thanks. 🥺
      May 10
  • Arthrex QeWE06
    Mid-day lunch hour gym work out has helped me a lot. This way I feel energized to come back to work.
    May 10 0
  • Google əๅɓoo⅁
    I am running, because I hate gyms. 5k, 10k, half marathon. You can start with whatever distance and work up.

    If the goal is to lose weight, you must adjust your diet. Once you start exercising, the body will demand more calories and you will eat more to compensate.
    May 10 0
  • New / Mgmt git commit
    OP
    This is extremely helpful and inspiring! I’ll do some of these starting today. Thanks!
    May 10 0

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