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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-06-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,334
Posted By ValR
I was soooooo tempted to have a drink last night....

I was soooooo tempted to have a drink last night. I was at a birthday party and everyone was having a few drinks except for myself. It would've been so easy to have just one (which would've led to...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-05-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,334
Posted By ValR
I've been walking or some form of exercise. It...

I've been walking or some form of exercise. It is a mental thing for me because if I do something good for myself I don't want to undo it. Alcohol seems to be the biggest obstacle with weight loss...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-04-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,334
Posted By ValR
I have been alcohol for about three weeks. My...

I have been alcohol for about three weeks. My biggest obstacle is not having a drink when I go out to eat. It's such a habit to have a margarita or mixed drink with my dinner. It's only been a few...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 12-28-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,334
Posted By ValR
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: The Exercise Board 12-22-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Hi! I've only done two days of CDF and haven't...

Hi! I've only done two days of CDF and haven't formed an opinion. I'm a huge fan of the programs that use weights and just completed a round of Chalean Extreme. It's time for me to pick a new...
Forum: The Exercise Board 12-04-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Beachbody is addicting even with their billing...

Beachbody is addicting even with their billing problems its difficult to walk away from their products. Congrats on your latest purchase. I've done Core de Force twice and like it. My coordination...
Forum: The Exercise Board 11-19-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I despise the customer service at Beachbody. I...

I despise the customer service at Beachbody. I usually get someone that I can't understand and they try to push my into buying other things. It's been so bad that I've become rude and hung up the...
Forum: Other Plans 11-11-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By ValR
SlimFast- I love how you explained Whole 30. I...

SlimFast- I love how you explained Whole 30. I still have more to learn about the program but you may have covered everything that I haven't read yet and probably in a more information way. Thanks!
Forum: Other Plans 11-09-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By ValR
I'm not far enough into the book to know about...

I'm not far enough into the book to know about recipes. So far I'm learning about acceptable foods. I do know that beans that are in a pod are okay but the majority are off limits. I am curious to...
Forum: Other Plans 11-06-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By ValR
I'm thinking about giving it a shot. I'm about...

I'm thinking about giving it a shot. I'm about halfway through a book that explains how it works and think it will be very doable for me.
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-18-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Coppertop- I looked at the Bowflex weights and...

Coppertop- I looked at the Bowflex weights and there isn't a model number or name on mine. It took me awhile to get used to them as they seem kind of bulky (wide) compared to hand weights that have...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-17-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Coppertop- I completely agree about our fitness...

Coppertop- I completely agree about our fitness obsession getting expensive. It's so addicting when you are in the right frame of time.

When I got my bowflex weights they were from a sporting...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-16-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
That is funny about your runninto man. It's hard...

That is funny about your runninto man. It's hard to find the stop button on the screen.

I bought a rose gold band to dress up my watch for work but haven't switched it over yet. Black is on my...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-14-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Now I'm going to try out Minnie for a day just so...

Now I'm going to try out Minnie for a day just so I can hear her voice. I set my watch up with icons in each corner. I have the temperature, activity rings, the activity app and the music app on...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-14-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I've had horrible experiences with recurring...

I've had horrible experiences with recurring payments from Beach Body and it was one of the reasons that I didn't do the on demand program plus I have most of their programs anyway. :laugh: That...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-13-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I loved Slim in 6 and had incredible results from...

I loved Slim in 6 and had incredible results from it. It's been a few years since I've done the workout but I haven't forgotten how badly it hurt but in a good way.

I've just started the second...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Hi CopperTop! I haven't updated the watch and...

Hi CopperTop! I haven't updated the watch and will need to do that so I can have more options. I can never find the button to to stop the watch after a workout. Somehow I scroll through everything...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-04-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- It's nice to see you posting. Isn't...

CopperTop- It's nice to see you posting. Isn't it weird when your watch starts ringing? It kind of startles me. I just figured out how to track exercise on the watch. There is a green app with a...
Forum: The Exercise Board 10-02-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Sails- I agree with Buffy on walking videos. ...

Sails- I agree with Buffy on walking videos. Leslie Sansone would be perfect. The Biggest Loser has a walking video that I LOVE. I never get bored with it and you can use light weights with a few...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-29-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Welcome, Buffy. It's so nice to have another...

Welcome, Buffy. It's so nice to have another Beachbody fan join in. Cize is probably the one workout that I don't own. It looks dancy and that doesn't work when you are a klutz...it's why Turbo...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-27-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Darci- I hope you are okay. CopperTop- I...

Darci- I hope you are okay.

CopperTop- I think it's funny you are thinking about getting a different fitbit because I'm the same way. The apple watch and fitbit both promote fitness but they do...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-25-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I still need to figure out more things with the...

I still need to figure out more things with the Apple Watch. I answered a phone call with it the other day and it was so odd. It made me feel like I was a spy when I was speaking into my wrist.
...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-24-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I haven't checked in for awhile and decided that...

I haven't checked in for awhile and decided that to give an update. I had two weeks of Hard Core left and boredom was kicking in so I decided to take a break. The programs that go for several weeks...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-20-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- I'm so excited about your purchase. I...

CopperTop- I'm so excited about your purchase. I hope you love it. I haven't been wearing mine much because I'm still in short sleeves at work and have some bracelets to match my clothes. I need...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-16-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- The mystery is solved about "turn it...

CopperTop- The mystery is solved about "turn it up". Your description made me laugh and my dog is looking at me like I'm crazy.

A medicine ball is a ball that is weighted. They come in...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-15-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Darci- I'm sorry about your job. Hopefully this...

Darci- I'm sorry about your job. Hopefully this will lead you to something bigger and better.

Copper- I have the same kind of weights they use in Chalene Extreme and can and adjust the weight as...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-13-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By ValR
I 2nd the Leslie Sansone videos that use weights....

I 2nd the Leslie Sansone videos that use weights. The combination of walking and weights makes a big difference in toning up. My favorite video is the Biggest Loser walking video. They have four...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-13-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I finished up week 5 of Hard Corp. Three more...

I finished up week 5 of Hard Corp. Three more weeks to go. I was flipping through my dvd's this morning and saw that I have Body Beast (unopened, of course). My addiction to these workouts has...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-10-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- I'm happy to see you checked in. I...

CopperTop- I'm happy to see you checked in. I have the same struggles as you when it comes to taking a day off and having it become a few extra days. I'm no longer taking the rest days because they...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-08-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I'm checking in to see if you two are still on...

I'm checking in to see if you two are still on track. I took three days off and shouldn't have. It was difficult to get back to my morning routine. This morning I started week 5 of Hard Corp which...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-05-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- I'm glad you are safe and sound and...

CopperTop- I'm glad you are safe and sound and survived the storm. Congrats on your weight loss. That's a big accomplishment to get so low. It's so much harder when you don't have much lose.
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Forum: The Exercise Board 09-02-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Happy Friday! Good job on getting your workouts...

Happy Friday! Good job on getting your workouts in!!

Stay safe and dry, CopperTop. I struggle to get my steps in, too. This morning I did a Leslie Sansone walking video with weights after my...
Forum: The Exercise Board 09-01-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I hope you guys are still sticking with the...

I hope you guys are still sticking with the programs even if you aren't posting. I took a rest this day because I didn't get up in time but will be back at it tomorrow.
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-30-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
CopperTop- Good for you on not letting life...

CopperTop- Good for you on not letting life derail you. A day or two off isn't bad. Quitting would be.

Darci - I do love the rings on the fitness app. It's addicting to see them grow. I'm...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-29-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Good Morning! I've been sticking to my workouts....

Good Morning! I've been sticking to my workouts. Saturday was a double up day to catch up on what I missed Friday. Yesterday was a rest day and it feels so wrong to not do anything.

My apple...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-26-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Happy Friday! The crab chant was funny! I...

Happy Friday!

The crab chant was funny! I overslept this morning and didn't get my workout in. It makes me feel crabby when that happens. I'm going to double up my workouts tomorrow.
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-25-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I did a resistance workout today. Last night I...

I did a resistance workout today. Last night I tried CH and it will be difficult for me to learn the moves. It's a little dancy for someone that can't walk without tripping on their own feet. I...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-24-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
Coppertop - Good job on getting your workout in...

Coppertop - Good job on getting your workout in yesterday. Maybe you should reward your self with a new phone and watch!

For some reason I couldn't get out of bed this morning. I didn't have...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-23-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I ended up ordering the watch after viewing some...

I ended up ordering the watch after viewing some of the features online.

Tomorrow morning is a cardio and core day. My alarm is set for 4 am and I'm hoping to try CH. I'm super excited!
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-23-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,464
Posted By ValR
I did a Hard Corp resistance program this...

I did a Hard Corp resistance program this morning.

I'm also thinking about using CH as an extra workout for cardio or instead of walking. I really like programs that use weights and need to stick...
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