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What Would You Say To A Former Athlete Who Has To Get Active But Can't Deal With Starting At The Begining Due To Their Condition?
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posted August 4, 2017
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I once heard a trainer tell someone to just get dressed to work out, even if they don't work out. Then, after doing that for a few days they found that they wanted to do some, even a small amount of exercise. Soon after, they were exercising on a regular basis. I think it's that preparing part that got them going.

posted August 6, 2017
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hi, we all know exercise is good for us, for me to get in the mood, I'll start with some nice easy yoga, if I really know I cant be bothered I'll put on some music....loud, and dance around the house, who cares no one knows how daft I look, and that's exercise in its self, to me anyway, I feel I've loosened up enough then to do some proper exercise, or just go for a walk and put some sprint in your step like you need to get somewhere. I'm about to decorate...does that count?? happy day all x

posted August 11, 2017
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Dont delay action. It can save your life,amputation blindness etc. Give it a go! You have nothing to lose and all to win.

posted January 4, 2019
A DiabetesTeam Member

Thank you Jeremy that sounds like something I should try...appreciate the support

posted August 7, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

You have start somewhere, it might as well be at the beginning. As a former athlete, one should come back fairly quickly, because th know how to train.

posted August 5, 2017

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