||[Jul. 19th, 2006|02:07 pm]
The President's Fitness Challenge
I set up my account on the Presidential Fitness Award website about 5 minutes ago and I'm excited to be doing this. I won the Presidential Fitness Award when I was in 5th grade for Jazzercise and Rope Jumping. (That was a very, very long time ago.)
I'm trying to lose some weight I gained when I moved from Florida to Missouri this past November. (Being in a true winter for the first time in ten years kept me lazy and indoors.) Also, the general transition of picking up and moving to a completely new place made me a little depressed, so that added on some pounds, too. Working toward the award is a good goal and the website keeps my acitivities organized. I started a food journal a month and a half ago and I log my exercise in there, too. I'm online so often that I may as well log all that information there, too.
My main forms of exercise are: work-out DVDs (aerobics, Pilates, and yoga) and walking. I try to fit in some sit-ups everyday, too. I'm a new Denise Austin fan. Her enthusiasm is insanely high, but the woman knows fitness!
I just wanted to introduce myself to the group. I hope we can all be sources of support and advice for everyone.