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Motion X GPS Phone App

Runs in the background of what I am listening to on my iphone but tells me my speed, distance and time exercising at whatever interval I set. Keeps me on track and motivated.

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Exercise with your dog

The alarm goes off at 4:30 and I might be temped to stay in bed instead of working out but there is my giant furry friend wagging and ready to go. He motivates me to get up and going and we both enjoy the work out.

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Power Putty

I like the power putty mountain climbers use better than stress balls or those little balloon things that break. I keep it in my purse for any time I have to just sit. It feels nice in my hand, won't roll or break.

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Walk or Ride Instead of drive

My kids and I have made the rule (during daylight hours and no heavy rain or snow) we don't drive within our town. We walk, or use our bikes if it is more than 10-12 blocks. Adds exercise and saves money.

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Healthy water for traveling to developing countries

Steri-pen was the solution to getting enough drinking water while spending 3 weeks in South America. The pen (about the size of a small flashlight) kills 99.9% of bacterial, viruses and protozoa in water in moments. A small UV light sterilizes either a liter or .5 liter of water while you stir you...

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Get more out of your walk!

-Try Nordic Walking (walking with poles)
-Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking!
-Strengthen your upper body!
-Reduce the stress on the joints!
-Normal walking/jogging, , only uses approximately 70% of the muscle mass in the while Nordic Walking utilizes up to 90% of you...

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