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Keep hydrating and do it one day at a time

Exercise will never be my favorite thing but I just finished 30 days of walking and I think a secret was to have a buddy. On the days that I was walking in a group or had the exercise planned and organized it was much easier than on the days when I went my self. I tended to procrastinate on those da...

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How to burn more calories on the job

I work retail so I am walking constantly on my 5 hour shifts. To get more effective cardio I do interval bursts of race walking when I walk from one part of the store to another. When I clean, I vacuum or mop as fast as I can and still do a good job. When moving clothes to put away I take as many a...

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10 Ways to Find Time for Exercise

10 Ways to Find Time for Exercise
Busting the #1 Exercise Excuse: Lack of Time

By Jennipher Walters, Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor

What's the No. 1 excuse for not working ...

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Joined a challenge group

So a friend of mine invited me to a challenge group on FB. The group is a 10000 step a day challenge. I have a fit bit so I thought I would give it a whirl.
The first month I was a lurker. I joined, I would get the notifications but I really have not put the 100 percent effort in. Then I...

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Climbing the Stairs

I make it a point to take the dirty clothes downstairs every day. When I come up, I take two steps at a time..................................................................................................................................................................................................

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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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You have to start somewhere with exercise

At 350 lbs with chronic pain due to fibromyalgia and arthritis, exercise was very difficult to even think about. What can I do that won't make me be in so much pain that I can't move? I physically am not able to do some exercises just from sheer body mass.

I started small - stretching meant s...

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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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Find your Pace while Exercising

One of the things that I found that worked best for me with my workouts, was finding my own pace of doing things rather than force myself into how it is supposed to be done.

I find 30 mins of any workout extremely challenging to maintain, but 20 mins did wonders for me. I was able to find my...

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A Firm Me is better than a Flabby Me

Throughout the years that I've been "stuck" in this weight loss yo-yo, I've learned several things. One of them is that I love a Firm Me better than a Flabby Me.
Exercise has always been a battle for me. I simply cannot stand to do it. I hate the time it takes, I hate that I get all sweaty (an...

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