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Using the Headspace app to increase activity 3804

I'm day 6 into the Get Moving with Kim 28 day challenge - this has been a wonderful experience in the mornings. I appreciate the gradual nature of the intensity, emphasis on intention/focus and acknowledgment of the importance of rest. Looking forward to the next 22 days with Kim then re-starting the process with Get Moving with Leon!

Physical Activity For At Least An Hour A Day! 3786

Alright! So over the past few months I've noticed I've been slacking on physical activity for myself! I used to be more active from my tennis tournaments back in high school and before my BSN nursing classes began. I've been able to eat 3 meals a day with healthy snacks in between for a 2 years now (which I wasn't able to do for awhile because I had no appetite ...

Let's try and make this happen! 3780

I am going to commit to being physically active. Cardio:  30 minutes of cardiovascular activity (walking outside or indoor aerobics/dance). At least 3x per week -- Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri. Strength:  Kettlebells or dumbbells -- 2x per week Starting slow. Will look for guidance somewhere. 

Physical activity 3772

I will engage in physical activity for 30 minutes a day

moving my bod 3778

Committed to getting my body moving! My children are watching me and I want to set a healthy example. 

Committment to Physical Activity 3776

I am committing to increase my physical activity daily and weekly.

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Most Recent Comments

@amckaney A new challenge starts next week, the  Mental Well-Being Challenge , and we would love for you to join us! Hope you are having a great start to your year!

VSchweg ‍ I don't know if you saw the recent walking discussion, but there's some great info being shared that could help with your commitment!

@AnnieG2, I struggle with time as well. Commute to work, school, and then life. I bought a Peloton-ish bike this fall and loved riding it and using the Peloton app (which you can purchase independent of the bike itself) love the instructors for classes, so many options!   
I’m right there with you! I finally got so discouraged with beating myself up because I wasn’t exercising or eating the way I wanted to so it became a source of stress. I found a website that offered a way to be more mindful about my nutrition and they offered nutrition coaches and my coach shared an article the other day that focused on planning. It seems like s...
Hi Warren1 ‍ How has your commitment been going? You should check out the upcoming October  Mindful Movement, powered by Humana  Challenge! It will have great tips and motivation to keep us moving this fall! See you around!