If you want to understand the title of this blog entry, read the next one entitled "Simple Family Video".  To understand even better, watch the video!
Over the past week, I’ve been pretty good about getting off my butt and on a stationary bike.  Just three workouts so far, but they were like this as I try to find my current level:
  • 7/20 – 7 minute warmup and 20 minutes "manual level selection" varying from levels 3 to 8 of 20 on the bike.  5 minute "manual level" cooldown.
  • 7/23 – 7 minute warmup and 20 minutes "random mountain" at level 7 of 20 on the bike.  5 minute "manual level" cooldown.
  • 7/25 – 7 minute warmup and 35 minutes "random mountain" at level 9 of 20, 5 minute cooldown on treadmill.  Later, a 2.5 mile walk with the family.

I heard it took the "Supersize Me" guy over a year to lose what he gained in 30 days.  Knowing the disparity of gain to loss, I decided it’s time to act — before I’m "supersized".

So, I know it takes three weeks of a desirable behavior to create a habit of it.  I’ll use that time to find my workout level and to make a habit of getting to the gym.  When I’ve shaken my recent sedentary period completely, I’m going to start the weight circuit.  In the meantime, I’m workin’ on it! 

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