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Morning workouts lead to fewer excuses!

I know that if I want to get fit and stay fit, I need a regular workout routine. I have tried to set it up this time that I am doing a good workout every day. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, I do high intensity cardio and some weights, and on Tuesday and Thursday I do some medium intensity cardio ...

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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break ...

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Exercises You Don't Realize You're Doing



You know that to burn calories you have to be active and exercise as much as you can. What you don't know is that there are plenty of perfectly good calorie burning activities in your everyday routine a...

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Get Exercise Help



Even if you don't have the money to join a gym, get a trainer, have an exercise partner or team and are doing this without any of that, you don't have to do it on your own. There are plenty of free apps...

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Video Games and Exercise

If you really would rather spend an hour playing video games than following an exercise video:

Practice leg exercises and crunches.

I spend my game time working legs, glutes, and abs by doing:

- squats
- lunges (lateral, forward, backward, every once in a while, stay in lun...

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Take Exercising Slow



All of us who are here to lose weight want the same thing. We want the weight off now without any work, just poof, gone! But we all know that just isn't the way the world works. So we know that we have ...

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Don't Sit On It....

Beware, us couch potatoes: The evidence is piling up that too much sitting can take a serious toll on our health.

A new study links sitting for prolonged periods of time to increased risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and early death -- even in people who get regular exercise.

Do...

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Lifting Weights Makes You Smarter!



Lifting weights makes you SMARTER??!! Yup, that's right!!

A new study found that people who regularly lift weights also develop more BRAIN POWER than people who don't. So lifting can actually mak...

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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging

I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how long I ...

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WATCH TV PROGRAM WHILE EXCERCISING

I started watching "My 600 lb Life" while riding my stationary bike for 20 minutes 6 days a week. I tape it and stop it at the end of my 20 minutes so I don't finish the episode so I can't wait for the next day to see more. I have 100 pds to lose and it seems so difficult and then these people are...

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