One of the great things about the New Year is the determination many individuals have to start eating healthier and exercising more. As I have said in a previous post, it’s almost a standard resolution to want to lose weight and eat better. I don’t know why it takes the start of a new year, a warning from the doctor or the inability to button those favorite pair of pants to get people on an exercise kick. But in any case, I will be joining the rest of the bandwagoners and say that I too am going to try to eat better and exercise more and lose the ‘baby’ weight I put on when I had my daughter.
I imagine there are three different types of people when it comes to exercising. And keep in mind, this is solely my opinion so you are free to disagree and even send me a comment letting me know what your take is on it. But back to the three types of individuals. The first type are those that are the exercise junkies. These are the people that love to exercise and spend anywhere from an hour to three each day, at least five days a week exercising. They can wake up at 4am, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and start their day with a ‘quick’ workout. I sincerely envy these types. Because although I have absolutely no problem getting up early to work overtime and make a little extra money, I just can’t seem to drag my ass out of bed to exercise.
The second type are those that like to exercise but don’t love it like the junkies do. They dedicate a certain amount of time and effort a week simply because they know what the end results will be but if they miss a workout or two, it’s not that big of a deal. And although they may do several different types of things (i.e. bike riding, walking, lift weights, etc) there isn’t one exercise they love above all others.
Of course, the ones that fall into the third group are also the ones that don’t watch what they eat or they make a habit of eating chocolate morning, noon and night. And anyone who uses the line that it will catch up with them eventually, I say, “Hogwash!” Sure it does catch up to some, but there will still be some that can eat bad all the time, never exercise and still never gain a pound. To those people I say, “you suck!” And be very, very thankful.