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Christine C.

Redwood City, California
I'd like to be able to increase flexibility, up my endurance and lose about 10 - 15 lbs. I walk, usually 3-4 miles 5 days/week.  I have recently started jump rope and stretching out at home.  It's harder than I thought!  I can jump about 125-150 times without stopping, but then I have to take a breather.  I'm trying to do that at least once a day and I'll start increasing the length of time weekly.  I'm doing some very simple yoga at home too, but so far, the... Full Bio
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Feb 05 2008 by Tamar F.

Welcome to the walking community! Walking is the safest and cheapest of all the exercises. You have picked a great goal, what with its intensity and fundraising.

We try to have all kinds of interesting posts here and we welcome your contributions, too! By sharing, we all benefit.

Feb 01 2008 by Mary Ann P.
Hi Christine,
My name is Mary.  I'm the moderator for the Wellsphere weight loss community.  Thanks for joining us.  I know the fight to lose weight and keep it off is a tough one.
If you're new to Wellsphere take a few minutes to explore the site.  There are tons of great articles on everything from sports to healthy eating to relaxation.  If you're looking for something specific the search feature is great.  For instance you can use it to find healthy barbeque tips, information on accupuncture and spinning classes along with hundreds of other things.
Feel free to post questions, comments and information.  This is truly an interactive community of people who want to live healthier lives.  We all work together to support one another.
I just wanted you to know that we're here to help you attain your goals.  If there is anything I can help with let me know.  And welcome to Wellsphere.
Mary P