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Nov 19, 2012 in the Exercise & Fitness Community - 3
Maybe running isn't your thing Miranda, I certainly know it isn't mine. Find something fun to do that burns calories, it may take longer to see and feel the difference but it will make a HUGE difference. I took up poi spinning with the intention of eventually being good enough to do fire poi, I can't put the stupid things down-- I love practici...
Nov 14, 2012 in the Abuse Support Community - 3
Gather up your important papers, pack a few changes of clothes (keep it light) and leave. Walk out the door. If you have a car (in your name) take it and pack it with as much of your stuff as you can when he's gone, if you don't-- leave it. If you're worried about a place to live or money because he controls those things, there are agencies ...
Nov 13, 2012 in the Exercise & Fitness Community - 3
Ten stone is in the high side of the average BMI group (around 22 I think.) 126 will put you a little lower and is more realistic. Less than that and you'll actually end up underweight (going by BMI alone, everyone is a little different.) Keep track of your diet and make sure that you are getting all the nutrients your body needs, and reduce your calo...
Nov 13, 2012 in the Exercise & Fitness Community - 3
Have you tried poi spinning? Sock poi are pretty inexpensive (you can even make them yourself) and just standing and practicing spins will get your heart rate going in a short amount of time, and there are ton of moves you can do with them so boredom isn't much of an issue. For tutorials go to youtube and type in "poi spinning" Once you get...
Nov 13, 2012 in the Exercise & Fitness Community - 3
You might not be getting everything you need from your diet. I am the same age and found myself gaining weight because I was low on iron/anemic and losing muscle (which burns calories faster than fat.) Since I started taking iron and making sure I'm getting proper nutrition along with restricting my calories-- I feel much better and the weight is coming ...