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I?M Allergic To Exercise?.



No really I am. I have to be otherwise I would enjoy it, right?


I truly hate exercising! I’ve never liked going to the gym, it’s boring. I don’t like getting all hot and sweaty, out of breath; heart beating like it will explode out of my chest. Hated PE in school, I was always the last kid picked for the team….


But one of the necessities for successful weight loss is exercise regularly. How do I accomplish this?


I started simple by:

  • Parking at the back of the parking lots
  • Turning on some music and dancing around my house. (Dogs got a kick out of this; they thought it was play time.)
  • Took my dogs for walks around our property. (We live on acreage in the country.)

Then I bought an inexpensive exercise bike that folds up and sits in the corner of my living room (This way I see it every day). When I watch TV in the evenings I get on the bike and ride. I started doing 10 minutes and worked up to 30 minutes. Now I’m working on increasing the intensity (ride faster).


Next, I started moving more at work. I started using the bathroom on different floors (walking the stairs to the floors); and getting up from my desk a couple of times a day just to walk the stairs.


So here I am still don’t like exercising but I do move! I no longer use the elevator at work (and I’m on the 8th floor!) and I ride my bike 30 minutes 3-5 times a week.


It’s not a lot but as long as I’m doing something I’m seeing results.


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Well I aint gonna lie I rode my bike a whole one minute today lol. I hate it and it hates me. My joints hurt for weeks after exercising but I do work in a hospital so I am constantly walking about 5 miles a day lol or more depending on the patients we get. I do part a long distance from stores and do what I can do but arthritis is not my friend on any occassion.

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Oh my gosh, I've got the same allergy. Who would have known it was such a common ailment? LOL

I like the idea of using a bathroom on another floor, but we only have 2 floors right now. In May, our new office building will have 4. Of course, I'll be on the 2nd floor again, but great idea to go up & down the stairs.

Keep moving! I like it!

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The cure is simply greater exposure to the allergen! Exercise more (inadvertent exercise like you describe is ideal) until suddenly one day you realise that you are not only no longer allergic, but that you also require it to have a great day.

Cycle commuting 30km to work is undoubtedly the very best way to start my day!

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I just recently started doing 5k's not boring ones only fun ones that have a theme so it destracts me....first one my only goal was to finish and not be last place...I did both I was second from last in my age group and 7th from last finisher...the next one is a color run where they throw color at you...its kinda fun and upbeat!

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