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    Share your experiences in the Fitness Community

    Welcome to the Healthshare Fitness Community for people and health professionals who have experience and an interest in Fitness.

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  • Issy Milner

    HealthShare Member

    Hi

    I am 61years old ,179cm and 96 kg.

    Basically overweight and not excising. I am type 2diabetic.

    I am looking to lose weight and get fitter.

  • Jonathan Dinte

    Personal Trainer

    My name is Jonathan Dinte and my story is one that may inspire and motivate you to reach your goals. I spent the majority of … View Profile

    Hi Issy,

    Considering your health status and age it is vital that you make time in your daily routine for exercise. I understand that this is much easier said than done and it's hard to snap out of your current habits. What I would suggest for you is to simply start by walking! A lot of people try and jump in the deep end and ultimately lose motivation. The key is to start off by being realistic and saying that you will set 2-3 hours a week aside for walking. Slowly over time you will progress to walking at a faster pace and over a longer distance. A treadmill is a great way to track your progress however joining a gym is not vital. If you choose to exercise outdoors, i'd advise getting a polar watch with heart rate monitor that can track many things from your heart rate, calories, distance and progress. Please let me know how you get on!

  • Simone Sparkes

    HealthShare Member

    Hi I am Simone, new to Health Share



    I have type 2 diabetes since April this year and have pcos and do find it difficult trying to loose weight. I go to the gym three times a week aiming for more. I would like to know what I can do at home with my young boys to get them interested in exercise, they are 10, 9 and 6. I haven't lost that much weight in the last 6 months as I haven't exercised in the last two months. I am 166cm and weigh 128kg. I do the treadmill exercise bike and strenght training at the gym when I go.



    Simone

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