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Work Out More 4051

I am committing to working out vigorously 4xs/week for 25 minutes/day.  

Physical Activity 4043

I commit to walking 5x/week for 30+ minutes then increase as my strength increases. All my life I have exercised and stayed active. Menopause hit hard and I have not felt like doing anything for the past 5 years hence gained 25 pounds.

Physical Activity 4032

This is a problem for me. Although I am not a lazy person nor am I someone who does not want to exercise, I have no motivation and stick-to-it ness. I will start with a plan that I have come up with, do it one or two days and then no more. Start again and the same thing happens. I NEED MOTIVATION, and do not know how to draw on it from any source. So here I will challenge ...

3-month End Of Year Activity Level Up! 4030

This weekend marks my 58th birthday and leaves 3 months to the end of 2021. During the pandemic restrictions, I have really missed my external gym / studio class memberships and struggled to stay committed and consistent with home work-out routines on my own.  I am setting the goal to start this weekend with a new activity schedule. I will schedule 3 ...

Strength training 3988

I am planning on adding strength training 2 days per week for 15-20 minutes. 

Health For Me And My Colleagues 4023

A pledge to promote health and well-being for myself, family, friends and colleagues. I will serve as a role model of self-care. 

Excercise More 4009

I am making a commitment to myself to start getting up early every day before work or class and work out for at least 30 minutes!

Physical Activity 3996

I will strength train 3x per week and commit to going on runs or walks throughout the week. I will no longer make excuses! 

Physical Exercise and weight loss 3993

I have been sluggish the last year and a half, so I want to have a six-month series of goals( which I have completed in the past. My goal weight is 176 lbs( I am presently at 193lbs) Goal 1. To bike initially 10 miles two to three times a week. After three months to increase to 20 miles, two to three times a week. ( I need a bit of flexibility) Goal 2. Walk 4 miles two to ...

Physical Activity 3983

Physical Activity: I challenge myself to do at least 15-30 minutes of regular/rigorous exercise daily each morning while walking the dog.

Physical Activity 3969

1. I will lift weights 3x/week for 15-25 minutes 2. I will do intense aerobic exercise 3x/week for 20-25 minutes

Strength training more 3954

I will do strength training 2 days a week.

Physical Activity for the Mind and Body 3936

I need to make physical activity with my family a priority. I'm just so tired after working all day. I am going to refocus my perspective to see it not as exercise but clearing the mind and spending time having fun. 

Strength 3933

I will add more strength/weight lifting exercises at least 2 days a week to my workout plan.

Physical Activity 3931

I will 30 minutes a day, at least three times a week, and stop making excuses. 

Exercise each day 3927

I am committing to doing some physical exercise each day, whether it's a short 7 minute workout using the Johnson and Johnson app, or something more involved like going on a long run. I am aiming to do this every day for the next 30 days, and hopefully by that time it will become a habit that will continue on for months and years to come!

Self care 3905

I will commit to 30 minutes, 3 to 4 times a day of physical activity, watch my portions and eat healthy, and sleep for 8 or more hours.

Self-Care 21.0 3904

This year I will strive to learn and do more pilates and prioritize exercise. Sitting down to teach for hours and to tutor students takes a toll on my lower back and posture. I am doing pilates daily for me and encouraging students to prioritize their health and well-being also. The best teachers are learners after all!

Daily Movement 3901

Run 1 mile or bike 5 miles daily and crank out 50 pushups

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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!