Behold...the fancy new machine that is going to magically suck 30+ pounds off my fat a$$.

No, really - now that I'm posting pictures of this, all 4 of you that read this blog will know I'm supposed to be using it and can point and laugh at me if you see me making no progress. I'm putting it out there for everyone to know - I'm fat and I'm attempting to do something about it...again.

This elliptical is quite fancy - although it's no Precor. Sorry, we just don't have a spare 3 grand laying around for ses and gees. However, we got this one b/c it was the cheapest one with a power incline ramp. I was shocked to see how many ellipticals don't an incline feature AT ALL - even a manual one. I don't get that - half the fun of using one is getting that feeling that you're suddenly walking up a huge hill and that works a whole other set of muscles.

This one also has a cool thing to plug your mp3 player into (or in my case, an iPhone) and it's got external speakers so I don't have to use those uncomfortable ear buds that make my ears hurt after 20 mins. It sounds pretty decent, too. Also, you can buy these little program cards from iFit and this nice lady will talk you through a workout program. It's snazzy.

Hopefully having a whole entire room for this thing, it being right under a ceiling fan, it having a cool way to hook up my iPhone and it being in my own home will be attractive to me and I'll want to use it. For the price we paid - I BETTER use it! I'm 30 and 30+ pounds heavier than I should be - it's now or never. Wish me luck!

1 comment:

  1. Good for you and good luck! I still have quite a bit of baby weight hanging around so I feel you on the need to do something about it...again. The kid is almost 9 months old. I only have a few weeks left to use the "9 months up, 9 months down excuse."

    I was reading an article in Good Housekeeping the other day about losing weight by walking and it said that people who do it in the morning are significantly more likely to stick with it. By the end of the day, it just doesn't end up happening.

    Keep all four of us loyal readers updated on your progress! :)