Strength training question
I have had a Total Gym sitting in my basement collecting dust for 2 years. Someone gave it to my teenage sons but they never use it. I figured it was time to dust it of and put it to use myself. Now my problem is how often should I use it and how many sets and reps should I be doing at once. I went to the total gym web…
I have been told that 1200 is the minimum calorie intake for women to prevent her body from going into a starvation mode. I have been making sure I stay above this but below the 1690 MFP says I can have. Now, if I start to really work out and burn calories doesn't that up the minimum that I must intake? Logic tells me that…
This is only my second day on MFP and I hope to be around a long long time. My name is Gayle and I am 38 years old. I have been over weight all of my life. Right now my weight is 248 and my over all goal weight is to get to 150(from there I ill decide if I want to go lower since my "Suggested weight" is like 125). This is…
How often should you weigh yourself?
I have heard different things about weighing yourself. I know you should weigh yourself at the same time , but I have heard that you should not weigh yourself everyday. Can someone tell me how it is really supposed to work? Same time I know..but every day? once a week? WHAT?
Making a New Me
Hi everyone. I am 38 years old and gonna give the whole healthy thing a try. 2 years ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Within 5 months after that I was walking a mile a day and keeping track of my sugar. And I lost 30 pounds! I felt GREAT. Then we moved to the country and the roads are full of holes, uneven and not…