How long does it take to get out of shape?

It takes about twice as long (if not longer) to get IN shape than it is to fall OUT of shape. The amount of time in which we notice these changes though is dependent upon our current activity level and upon the individual. It’s also important to realize that cardio loss and strength loss are different […]

via How Long it Takes to Get OUT of Shape? — newhealthieryoublog

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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6 Responses to How long does it take to get out of shape?

  1. Jim Brennan says:

    Thanks for this, and as you have probably figured out, the older you are the longer it takes to get back into shape.

  2. So true. When my sports doctor told me I had worn the cartilage down in my knees, I became depressed and stopped working out. Although I didn’t pick up weight, the muscle tone that I grown to love so much disappeared. It took time almost a year, to get back into the habit of exercising regularly. I can do dead lifts/squats, but there are variations that a slowly but surely revealing progress. GREAT READ!!!

  3. This totally applies to my situation this year – I lost 10 pounds from January 1 to May 1, then went on a two week cruise and gained 8 pounds back! 5 months to lose it and 2 weeks to gain it.

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