Monday, March 18, 2013
Week 11 Progress
How is everyone doing?
Lori wrote in last week and said she went ice skating and each week she's going to try a different activity. Great idea! Not only will she be burning calories, but she's doing something fun. That's a win-win situation. She's still looking for ideas on how to keep from getting bored with her new diet/exercise routine, so please offer up some suggestions.
Being active while staying on your diet is an important part of losing weight. Remember, 3500 calories = 1 pound. You need to burn 3500 more calories than what you consume in order to lose 1 pound. An easy way to break that down is to use up 500 more calories each day than what you take in and you should lose about 1 pound that week. 500 x 7 = 3500.
If you're wondering how many calories you can burn for different exercises, go to the Mayo Clinic page for a really good chart.
See you next week!