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Summer Boot Camp Day 1: Choose Your Summer Activity

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Summer, aka: bathing suit season, starts in 6 weeks! Don't let the season sneak up on you: six weeks is plenty of time to shape up and get on the healthy track!

Your activity for Day 1 is: Choose an exercise or activity you really like

Could you walk forever but hate to jog? Do you love to dance? Prefer the outdoors over the gym? Figure out the aerobic activities you love and focus on those this summer. You'll be much more likely to stick with a workout you enjoy than one you're forcing yourself to get through. Once you've got an activity, make a plan to do said activity at least 3 times a week. Write it down on the calendar for all the summer months, and cross that day out each time you do it. Trust us, writing it down can be very motivating!

  • Don't have a favorite workout yet? See what other moms enjoy doing here!
  • Need help staying motivated? Everyone does! Talk about it here!
  •  Wondering when the best time of day to work out is? Read about it here!
  • Have trouble finding time to exercise? Get great tips for squeezing in workouts here, here and here!

What activity are you choosing as your summer exercise of choice? Tell us in the replies!

by on May. 10, 2011 at 12:18 PM
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Natalie5
by on May. 10, 2011 at 2:17 PM
I alternate treadmill and elliptical. I also switch between 30 day shred and shred it with weights.
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alyssadominick
by on May. 10, 2011 at 2:25 PM
I plan to stick to my knock out body for the wii and using my stationary bike.
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MeGusta
by on May. 10, 2011 at 2:31 PM

 

Quoting butterflymomss:

i will alternate between walking and 30 day shred

 Sounds good to me!

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momof5kiki
by Cindy on May. 10, 2011 at 2:34 PM

mine will be walking/jogging/eventually running.

brae425
by on May. 10, 2011 at 3:11 PM
Walking/jogging is the eastiest for me to stick with, I have been walking on my lunch breaks, so I will stick with that as my main exercise....
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batjmom
by Sarah on May. 10, 2011 at 3:15 PM

 i have a great elliptical.. So I do that for one hour everyday

heathermichelle
by on May. 10, 2011 at 5:49 PM

walking and some work out games and dvds :)

sweetheart0405
by on May. 10, 2011 at 5:53 PM

Walking

MommaSiete
by on May. 10, 2011 at 5:57 PM

I love swimming as an exersize but since I won't be able to do that for awhile - I love walking!

mom23littleones
by on May. 10, 2011 at 5:59 PM

 I am going to do two things.  Work out at curves 3 times a week and walk a mile 2 times a week.  I just need a lot of support!  

Jennifer

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