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Whether you are looking for advice when it comes to exercise, nutrition, losing weight, or any number of things don't feel like you have to listen to it all.

Different things work for different people. Instead of letting that get you down, let it inspire you to discover your true potential.

- Submitted by *AMBER512 3/25/2010 in Everything Else | 14 Comments
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STRAWBERRYLASS 3/26/2010 2:52:00 AM

    I agree not everything works for everyone,we just need to find what works for us. That is why I like looking into different methods.
DIANNE3560 3/30/2010 4:26:00 PM

    It's true, I can't tell you how many times I've seen don't eat at the computer or in front of the TV. If I eat in front of the computer it slows down my eating because I have to stop and click or type. This works for me. Sitting at the table I tend to eat too fast. Foget putting the fork down, I'd have to have something else to do with that hand, ergo computer. Probably not for everyone. emoticon
SIMPLEEREDD 4/5/2010 10:06:00 AM

    Now that I get that "Everything isn't for Everyone", my journey has become a lot easier! I always got disappointed because others advice didn't work for me, I felt like I was doing something wrong. I LOVE to do cardio because it makes me feel great and has been challenging my endurance. I have been doing Leslie Sansone and I am in the advanced stages and NEVER thought I'd get to this point. It's easy on my joints and back and it definitely gets the job done. She throws in strength training (stretchy band & belt with Stretchy band w/ handles) along with the cardio and I normally HATE strength training but now, I that I have found something I like, I don't even notice I am doing it! I see how much money I have wasted on Gym membership, I am doing better at home! emoticon
DSMBURTON 3/25/2010 7:44:00 PM

    I really find this true that we are all different and I always mention that what works for me is.. when I give a suggestion because what works for me may not work for someone else
CORINAMRD 7/14/2011 9:00:00 PM

    I agree. I'll add it is important to compete against yourself; not against others-they are on a different journey! emoticon
IRON_RESOLVE 3/15/2011 11:45:00 PM

    I really like all of these tips.

It has become my Mantra, "Keep on doing What Works"' I firmly believe it paves the path to success, in goal weight, fitness, and finally Maintenance!!
SLIMTHICK2 11/2/2010 7:09:00 AM

    One of the best comments I've read.
CRONDELLE 10/14/2011 4:16:00 PM

    True! Before I got married I ate the same thing every day if i wasn't going out with friends: a three egg and brie omelet, a burrito for lunch, and a bowl of peas and an ice cream sandwich for dinner. Totally weird but I loved it and never had weight problems. My husband thought it was unbalanced. Now I plugged it in to the calculator, and turns out it was spot on nutrionally, both in terms of calories and nutrients! Thinking I may just go back to my weird eating...
IRON_RESOLVE 3/15/2011 11:42:00 PM

    This is my Mantra "Keep on doing what works"

Thats how we follow the path to success, weight goal, fitness, and finally maintenance!!!
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ACIMPEGGY 5/25/2010 6:13:00 PM

    My mama was a wise lady. She taught me to respectfully listen to advice, take it to heart if I thought it was good for me, but then do what I thought best. emoticon
ANGELHANS 4/26/2010 4:23:00 PM

    everyone is different some inspires you some dont but I like reading what works for others especially those that were as I am and what succeded for them
LEDDUS 4/22/2010 1:03:00 AM

    yes, best to take your own path than to try to keep up with others on another

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