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My Doggies' walk

Walking with my two dogs and my music brings me the greatest pleasure. I let them off the leash when no one is around and watch them run and leap just like they're little puppies. They're not, both 13 years old, think they're great hunters. They're not. I can see a deer a few feet in front of me and...

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My Walking Secrets

I am a morning person. I wake up and I'm ready to meet the day. I like to get my walking exercise in early in the morning. I have two dogs that just love going for walks. In the Fall, I take them to the walking trails and off we go with water bottle in hand. I time it so I walk 30 mins out and 30 ...

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Jump on treadmill between studying

HI, what I try to do take a 2-3 min walk on the treadmill every hour between my studying, for quick study breaks. The same with working. Every hour I'm up for about 2-5 min trying to get my little walks in to boost my energy and get my brain working. If I am just doing reading for school, I will get...

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Tighten Abs While You Walk

Tighten your Abs while you walk and you will be building core strength. Physical therapist had me do this after I had fusion surgery. You can really feel the strengthening. Just tighten or suck in your belly focusing on the area near your navel while you walk. Works for me!

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Stretching for exercise

I have arthritis and am obese..I do take small walks (20-30min) a few times a week but I have learned through physical therapy that stretching daily builds the strength of the muscles, legs, and core..and the best part of it all..you can do it at home while watching TV..and it feels so good! try it!

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You will always feel better afterwards

On days that I don't feel like exercising or think that I don't have time, I remember that I ALWAYS feel better after I've exercised. I never regret taking that 30-60 mins to exercise but I've often regretted skipping it.

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