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Baby Your Goals

Losing 30 pounds is an intimidating prospect. But losing 3, not so scary. Can’t figure out how to exercise the recommended 30 minutes a day? Try starting with adding 10 minutes to the time you walk your dog. Breaking down your health goals into baby steps is a sure fire way to success. Soon the baby steps will become second nature, and then you can take the next step and the next, leading you to your ultimate goal.

Posted: 2/4/08
Anonymous

Sometimes it is hard to see anything but the "big picture." Breaking down your goal in this way does make it seem more achievable.

  • By Anonymous
  • on 2/11/08 3:23 PM EST