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Dodge Man

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I just can seem to get back motivated. Last year I did great and lost 60lbs and felt great and loved to work out and run. Duck season came around and I thought I would reward my self and give my self a break and then hit it back hard after hunting season was over. Well I just can't seem to get back into the zone I was in last year. :mad:

I just can't get motivated at all, last year I lived to run 3 to 5 miles a day and lift weights daily. I get going each week then I get to a point where I don't care to do anything.

Dose anybody have any tips to help me get back into the zone and get back on track?
 

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I like to walk. Running hurts to bad after a while. But i get in the non motivated mood sometimes and its hard to get back in. But it always seems like the first day i go to walk again i enjoy it and cant wait to start it all back up.

So maybe just get out there and get at it, and it will all come back to you.

Its like an addiction to me. I walked my hunting property yesterday. Probably close to 3 miles, and i felt like i could have walked 20.
 

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I tried to exercise, but I was allergic to it. My skin flushed, and my heart raced. I got sweaty and short of breath. Very dangerous.
 

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Dodge Man said:
I just can seem to get back motivated. Last year I did great and lost 60lbs and felt great and loved to work out and run. Duck season came around and I thought I would reward my self and give my self a break and then hit it back hard after hunting season was over. Well I just can't seem to get back into the zone I was in last year. :mad:

I just can't get motivated at all, last year I lived to run 3 to 5 miles a day and lift weights daily. I get going each week then I get to a point where I don't care to do anything.

Dose anybody have any tips to help me get back into the zone and get back on track?

Buddy if you figure it out let me know! I was down 90+lbs and have 30 of that bak now and as hard as I try I can't kick the sorry eating habits which is kicking my workout motivation in the butt as well..
 

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It's just really hard for me to get motivated with this weather. I love to get out and jog the back roads near my house. With this weather I don't fell like doing anything outside.
 

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I've been having trouble getting motivated. The lingering winter weather is certainly no help.

I picked up another mountain bike last week and it's on the rack in my living room getting a tune-up tonight. Just working on it (and listening to Kid Rock, Hank Jr., and Jamey Johnson) is getting me motivated. Hopefully the weather will be fit for some riding real soon.
 

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Get a partner so when you want to roll back over and go to sleep you'll know somebody is waiting on you. I know how ya feel though. I'm ready for better weather but have jogged in the rain more than once.
 

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Gravey said:
Get a partner so when you want to roll back over and go to sleep you'll know somebody is waiting on you. I know how ya feel though. I'm ready for better weather but have jogged in the rain more than once.

I need a work out partner bad! I did it all on my own last year but it would have been a lot easier with somebody to motivate me. I just can't find anybody looking to work out.
 

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AllOutdoors said:
Write down your goal, And why it will benefit you and your family. Read it every morning when you get up.

You put it that way I would probably stay home more. I am down to a very healthy weight, by BP is in a predict range, health wise I don't need to do much more. I'm finishing up a decorce and I am a single parent so my time with my kids is important.
 

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My advice would be to change up your workout. Burned out on running? Do Insanity or P90x for sixty days. Find some group exercise class to do one night a week, that might motivate you for the other days. Maybe do Monkey Bar Gym or start doing the WOD from Crossfit each day.

There is lots more put there than running. Truthfully, I think the true & well rounded athlete ( no matter their age), Should change up their workout routine every 4 to 8 weeks max.

A divorce can be very distracting as well. Glad that is behind you. Hope some of this helps, now get your butt in gear and quit being a slacker! :D God bless!!!
 

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Ive been working out since about the late 80s off and on. Its easy to quit once you miss a few days because days turn to weeks and weeks turn to months. I make myself go now, I set a time I take my clothes to work and go right after work because if I go home I will never make it to the gym. I usually also use an upcoming vacation to set a goal to try and lose a few pounds.
 

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Been out of exercising since last spring. Do I ever need to get back, but I don't have a gym closeby that has good hours. With a full-time job, college 2 nights a week, a 2 yr old, late evenings would be my only option really and they all close 8pm or so.
 

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Try something different. I finally got tired of hearing the guys at work biking 70 miles each weekend. So I went and bought a road bike and started working my way up. I'm up to 16 mile rides in just a few weeks. Really burns the calories.
 

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