Be honest: how often are you really exercising? (Comments & Reviews)


twice a week


11/24/2010 - 8:56pm

I walk with a friend every day we can manage to get together. Wear a pedometer most days so I can keep track of steps ~ will never reach American Heart's goal of 10,000 but manage to average at least 5,000 a day. Feel 100% better when I exercise.


11/25/2010 - 5:30pm

I desparately need and want to get into a good exercise routine, but I am a full time caregiver for my wife who has Alzheimer's Disease. It is so hard to do anything for myself even though I know I need too. My diet suffers too.


11/26/2010 - 2:49am

I think you need an in between category. I exercise about 5 to 6 days per week, certainly not every day.


11/26/2010 - 11:05am

How about chasing my 2 1/2 year old around the house. After a few hours of that, I'm exhausted.


11/28/2010 - 9:05am

There are ways to exercise, ie., even parking much further from the door to get exercise w/out even realizing that is what you are doing....we go to school, and have to walk quite a ways some days just to get to class and return to the car, also I go to Curves three times a week. I am 78 years old. We also go to weight watchers every Saturday morning and I have lost 15 lbs and my granddaughter has lost 30 lbs. I have friends who walk 3 miles a day and I am trying to build up to walking just one mile a day. Thank the Lord for good health to do so. Also, I just sent in a subscription for your magazine. thanks for a great, helpful website. Jean


11/28/2010 - 10:19am

I voted evey day, but actually, I take Sundays off. So I exercise 6 days a week and I hate to miss a day, but I enjoy my one day off.


11/29/2010 - 11:50am

I run three times per week (m,w,f). I run 6 miles per session (or for an hour). I am 5'9'' and my weight range between 140 and 150 pounds (am 32). I love running! I feel great, plus I can eat what I want (somewhat). The only time I don't run is when the weather is bad. Not cold but bad! :)



11/30/2010 - 12:33pm

I am a diabetic and exercisse every morning for 30 minutes -- it's a walking video exercise that I follow. Feel great a love it. It is a two mile walk.


12/01/2010 - 6:38am

I love going to the gym and do it every day but there are days that I just hate it...I tell my friend who's my trainer as well that I wished I could eat anything I want and not get fat,which I know it's impossible...
It's funny though cause if I by any chance can't make it to the gym I feel like my day went to waste and that doesn't make me happy at all...


12/01/2010 - 1:58pm

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