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motivation

Ok so swimsuit season is fast approaching and i need some serious body work done since having my dd (8.5mos ago) i need a way to motivate myself to do something!!! Even just going walking but im so sleepy all the time (well most of the time) and i dont knwo what to do. any advice

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Kennadismom

Asked by Kennadismom at 7:27 PM on Mar. 6, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • I can so relate... I am a mama of four, and have yet to find my baody I started with, however I have to say that I don't have much time or flexibility when it comes to being able to walk or go to a gym. I have been pretty focused on reallly stepping it up a notch and believe it or not I have been doing the WII Fit. I LOVE IT!!! I have been using it for 2 weeks now and I have lost 7.6lbs and I actually look forward to doing it again the next day. I highly recommed it.
    Mommy3b1g

    Answer by Mommy3b1g at 7:42 PM on Mar. 6, 2009

  • Here are some of the ways I teach my personal training clients to stay and GET motivated -

    this article talks about my favorite books for motivation :
    http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/663111/top_10_works_for_finding_the_inspiration.html?cat=38

    Developing Your own Wellness Plan:
    http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/424498/understanding_and_creating_your_own.html?cat=50

    And some of my own tips and tricks for getting motivated:
    http://kickbuttmamafit.blogspot.com/?zx=7fb79f4fdeb4bfd
    KickButtMama

    Answer by KickButtMama at 7:27 PM on Mar. 8, 2009

  • this might sound dorky but it actually works...well i'm reading "the beck diet for life: how to think like a thin person" it's all about using cognitive therapy to not only lose weight but keep it off..anyways in it she talks about making these index cards for motivation..like on one you list the top ten reasons you want to lose the weight, look at that twice a day, then other cards (like for when u don't want to work out n are tired or whatever)...it's a lot but even though you know why you want to lose the weight, when you read the card and see it again (even if it's "b/c i want to look hot on the beach this summer!" lol) it'll help motivate u, good luck :)
    lexi8622

    Answer by lexi8622 at 12:12 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

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