Tuesday, December 29, 2009

What is a workout?

Nothing too terribly notable about yesterday. I figured out that I am one of the few people that are working this week. I did okay on food until the evening time and went a little overboard. I consumed 1565 cals. I did not have my bugg on so no calorie burn numbers today. I don't have it on today either (Bad Katie J!) Will be drinking lots of water today in hopes of a good weigh in tomorrow for the last weigh in of 2009.

As I was cleaning out my gym bag, I found this and thought I would share:

A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way, it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline. Doing it is easy once you get started. A workout makes you better today than you were yesterday. It strengthens the body, relaxes the mind, and toughens the spirit. When you work out regularly your problems diminish and your confidence grows. A workout is a personal triumph over laziness and procrastination. It is the badge of a winner – the mark of an organized, goal-oriented person who has taken charge of his, or her, destiny. A workout is a wise use of time and an investment in excellence. It is a way of preparing for life’s challenges and proving to yourself that you have what it takes to do what is necessary. A workout is a key that helps unlock the door to opportunity and success. Hidden within each of us is an extraordinary force. Physical and mental fitness are the triggers that can release it. A workout is a form of rebirth. When you finish a good workout you won’t simply feel better – you feel better about yourself.

Still working on trying to get Internet at home. I have to get on the phone with tech support and see what the heck is going on. That is always a fun way to spend time huh? I will be glad when it is set up. That is about it for now. Until next time...


  1. Thank you for posting that about the workout...my gym is closed for the week, and I am on my own for exercise and haven't done anything since Sunday. Off to do a home workout now, thank to you!

  2. All of what you said about working out is true. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Thank you for this post! Working out is something I need to work on!

    I'm working this week, too! One of the few I think!

  4. I really need to get back to a regular workout routine--it's amazing how much better I feel!

    All the best to you for a fantastic 2010. Thanks for the good wishes :)

  5. I love this post on workouts! I think I am going to print it out and put on the wall near my elliptical machine. Thank you!

  6. Believe it Katie, determination will take you where you want to go, make it a one-way ticket too. No coming back to the Old body, stay with the Younger one you are going for!


  7. I really need to hear this right now! What a great post. I am going to scribble it down so I can re-read it and let it motivate me some more!

  8. Love it too. Thanks for sharing.

    And you're not the only one working - I had to go back today. Boo!

  9. I don't think anyone has to wonder why you aren't jumping to get with tech support. In this small town, it's now local which is a godsend. With Verizon, it was a nightmare.

  10. Hi Katie!! Thanks for the comment and suggestion. I didn't know how to get more traffic on my blog. GOOD SUGGESTION!!! :)

    And i need to tell you, THANK YOU so much for all the encouragement you've given me. I REALLY REALLY REALLY appreciate it. It's so warm and supportive. I've heard other people say they were encouraged by bloggers ... now it's my turn to be encouraged. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! :D


  11. I just found your blog and I can't wait to read more. Congrats on your weight loss! You are doing awesome.

    Thanks for sharing the info about exercising. It is so true. It is more mental then physical. That is why I find it so hard to do sometimes. :)


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