Simplefit. Probably the simplest effective program you can do for free. Search this forum for the big thread on it, started by Cheapo.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE the food bit of PB, and walk about 3 miles a day and definitely carry a heavy thing (2 year old anyone) but beyond that the thought of doing the sort of training I read about here makes me dizzy and I have to go lie down in a dark room with some whipping cream and raw cacao.
I don't want to get "ripped" or at all sexy (lord knows that will never happen now ...) but I do want to tone up and stop feeling as though everything has already headed south.
I am a single parent with NO babysitting facilities and even less cash - what I do have I spend on my, and my son's, nutrition and home comforts - so even joining a yoga class is not an option.
Any sensible ideas gladly welcomed - thank you
Yup, I love SimpleFit. I just add in some of PB Fitness plank stuff. I probably don't need to but what the hell.
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I think that if you keep on eating a clean paleo diet and continue your walking you will definitely reach your goals to tone up. I have two friends who just eat clean paleo diets and walk a few times a week and they are already at their ideal weight after 6 months. Unless you are trying to get ripper or add on muscle mass, all you really need to do is walk a lot and you should be fine since diet is the most important factor.
And since you have a son you can just take him to the park and just "play" a lot. It is free and you both will get a lot out of it
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I kind of like exercise and there are days when even I don't want to do Simplefit.
You like to walk a lot. That's great! Other than that, just play. While you're out and about, if you feel like doing something goofy with your body like hopping a fence or climbing a rock or going for a swing on the monkeybars, do it and don't worry about reps or duration. There's no need to try to force yourself to like a certain kind of exercise. Just move your body however you want.
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