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Clam Dig Postpartum Butt Exercise

Lie on your side, resting on your elbow with legs together and bent and kid lying beside you. Keeping your feet together, slowly open the knees and tighten the glutes.
Return back to starting position, keeping tension in those glutes. Return back to starting position, keeping tension in those gl...

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Run till you hurt then run some more

I run until I am sick of running and then I put in a couple more miles

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Always be ready

When I get up in the morning, I dress in workout clothes and I change only when I'm done my exercising. So if I have to go out, I better workout before! It helps getting started cause I'm ready already

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JUMPING ON THE BED

JUST LIKE WHEN YOU WERE A KID BOUNCE, BOUNCE, BOUNCE AWAY AS SOON AS YOU START JUMPING YOU FEEL IT INSTANTLY IN YOUR BUTT AND LOWER LEG

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Pre-planning

If I need to MAKE time to exercise in the morning, I lay out my workout clothes the night before....no fumbling around, it makes it a no brainer

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I hate exercising indoors

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Walking

Walking with my children or a friend in the mall, park or neighborhood, keeps me walking. It is more fun doing it with someone than trying to go it alone. You have the companionship and the time goes by quickly, and you don't realize you are exercising.

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Challenge with a buddy

Form a group of people and e-mail out a challenge each day--rotate who sends it out each day--something you can do at work--gets a little extra movement in and everyone looks forward to the 'new exercise!'

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Free Exercise Videos

If you have digital cable, you can access the "on demand" exercise videos under the sports and fitness category. There are many popular videos there, including Jillian Michaels, Leslie Sansone, etc., you can try them out before you buy.

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