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Changes I WASN'T expecting....

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Well for a start I wasn't expecting to gain 1 kg in a week.
When I first weighed myself this morning many thoughts went through my head:

"Moving house is stressful, let alone moving cities. In less than a week"

"Have I really been eating more?"

"Maybe my tracker's wrong (blame SP!!!)"

"Maybe I haven't been logging everything??" (I have btw)

"Ughh how could I let this happen."

"Time to seriously look at what I need to cut out of my diet."

"And increase my weekly fitness minutes."

"Wait I have been eating in range and exercising more than usual....WTF"

Then I was doing some reading on SP's new fitness stuff (thanks FRESHSTART for bringing it to my attention!!) and I realised what may be going on.

I have shifted from a hilly (like really no flat surfaces) environment where I walk everywhere (Wellington) to a large flat city (Christchurch) where when you do walk it is flat and not very challenging to a body used to walking up and down myriad hills and steps many times a day. The walking I do here is not nearly as effective as the walking my body has become accustomed to in the past year. LIGHTBULB!!!

So my plan for this week is to mix it up a bit. Swimming three times a week. Stationery cycling three times a week AND walking to school and usual flexy exercise and ST. Just to see. Wish me luck (and encouragement is welcome)!!!
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  • no profile photo CD7531850
    You can do it!! :) Don't let the small gain get you down, once you get settled you are going to get right back in the swing of things!
    3715 days ago
    Guess what? You're gonna ROCK this!!!!! GO YOU!!!
    3715 days ago
    You can do this. Longer walks perhaps. I have been to your city what seems 100 years ago, I do not remember it well. Sounds like you've figured out how to mix it up. Keep up the tracking, it is priceless. Good luck emoticon
    3716 days ago
    Swimming with me! Hurrah!
    3716 days ago
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