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PastelKittenX

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Me, yep, everyday. I go on long walks with my dad and cycle. I also play tennis with my mum and go bowling.
I sometimes do aqua exercise and soon im going to do bootcamp sessions in my local sports center. 100% sporty, lol.
How active are you guys?
 
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I'm not very active. About 18 months ago I purchased a mountain bike and planned to get out on that. Unfortunately I was too heavy to use it! Fast forward to now and I have lost about 6 stone in weight. I went out on the bike for twenty minutes the other day and it was great. I'm hoping to go out most days on my bike.

Also I'm going to join a gym so I can turn the fat into muscle and lose more weight as well. I would go swiming as well but my body is not a pretty sight! Besides I have Diabetes and using changing rooms which tend to be very humid is torture. My body doesn't cope very well with the atmosphere as it is hard for us Diabetics to regulate our body tempreture.
 
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I can't exercise on my meds. I did 100 reps on my barbell set after starting clozapine. It made my muscular enzymes really high which showed up on a routine blood test. As a result, they made me stop my meds cold turkey for three weeks. I am back on the clozapine and am very careful about over exercising.
 
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In the winter I rarely exercise. I take the bus rather than walking. I guess I am lazy.

I would like to lose some kgs though.

In the summer I am much more active, with walking, swimming and cycling.
 
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You should try to keep active all year round. If you look in your care plan, you may get free accesses to the gym or exercise classes. Ask your caseworker.
Yes you are right Pastel. I am out of shape now.
 
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Youll feel better too if you exercise. It produces endorphines (happy hormone), so you would feel happy go lucky and bubbly! ^_^
Yes sounds good. Maybe I will start walking again once I get rid of my ear infection. I just walk around the block.
 
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Normally, I do exercise quite a lot to my fitness dvds. Althouigh during the afternoons, when I would prefer to workout and it isn't the case at the moment, that due to mum always needing her afternoon resting sessions for her heart and feet, I am unable to get into living room downstairs to workout. I can't workout really in my room, because of the different type of flooring, underneath carpet.

Sometime, I'll get a chair base fitness sessions, done.


Maybe in the summer, spring, and I am up and about early mornings, I'll get morning workouts going again.
 
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Do you think if I take an anti-depressant it will help me get motivated to exercise? The doc said they may do this at next appt.
 
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Motivation comes from within. Think of the reasons why u should exercise? Better health, mood, enjoyment, become skilled at a certain sport ect.
Yes with you there. I understand there are some good reasons. Will think about it with a cuppa. :D
 
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Do you think if I take an anti-depressant it will help me get motivated to exercise? The doc said they may do this at next appt.
Yes it will help without question. I can't understand why you're not on antidepressants anyway. The antipsychotic drugs suck the life out of people, plus they make you gain weight which lowers motivation further.

Pastel Kitten is right though, once you start exercising and get into a routine you're energy levels raise naturally and you just get to depend on the endorphins it produces.

You just need a bit of chemical assistance to get going Burt! I hope your PDoc gets you on the right drug combo for you.
 
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I have two dogs one is very bouncy and needs a long walk so it keeps me fit I just hate the rain wet dogs smell.
 
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