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Making it fun

One of the things I hear most often is how difficult it is to get an exercise routine going. This seems to be one of the easier things for me . I'm not sure why, however, I thought I'd give some tips and see if it helped other Members enjoy exercise more. I love to swim, so almost every day include...

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About Weight loss and Regular Exercise

Before you start any weight loss program please go to your Doctor and get clearance before you start... Obesity can lead to a number of serious health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some types of cancer... It can be detrimental to your well being and also lead to Depression...

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Exercise for stress reduction

Whenever I tried to lose weight in the past I would always gain it back and then some. part of the problem was I didn't exercise. I just tried this or that diet. once I realized that exercise wasn't just about burning calories but about making me feel happier and less stressed, I realized that I cou...

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swivel for success

My husband gave me a swivel slider chair with footstool. I use it to twist back and forth before and after exercising and when just sitting in it watching tv. I can incorporate other exercises such as cardio and crunches with it too. My portable foot peddler is next to it so that I can position it b...

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Sneaking In Fitness

I work in a clinic. Occasionally, we have a lull in patient check-ins. I can use that time to walk the halls, while gathering clipboards, picking up supplies, and put in about 10 minutes. It's enough to burn a few calories. I also like to use the stairs, whenever I have to go to another floor for...

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Being vigilant about exercise!

Get an exercise plan and stick with it. Having an actual plan is key to keep the ball rolling and making sure you're committed to a new lifestyle change. Choose certain days for cardio, classes and weights and stick with it. Joining a gym is great but there are so many workout programs that you c...

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Find something you love and keep doing it

When I first started cycling several years ago I could barely maintain a 10mph pace and 10 miles seemed like forever. I tried riding with friends who had been cycling on and off for years and it was downright humiliating. I even recall one of the gals suggesting I should find some people to ride wit...

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I Love House Walking

I have been 'house walking' for quite a while now. It is a very simple exercise to do. Just start walking around your house and continue doing it.

I find that as I walk in my rather small home (doesn't matter what size your house is) I find it almost a meditation time for me.

I've rea...

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Sneak in Exercise during the day

While I am cooking or doing housework, I dance, dance and dance. Looks crazy, but gets in my workout. I put on my favorite songs and just move to the beat, varying between slow, quick and quickest. I live near the beach and have a dog sitting business (you can start with friends) and I take the d...

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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 (15 minutes), I take a brisk walk around the perimeter of my office building. If...

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