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If I'm sitting a lot (at computer, watching tv, etc), every time I need to get up for something I make a point to walk at least a certain # of steps: when the puppy goes out to potty, at least 100. If I'm getting a snack on a commercial break, 250. It really adds up!

- Submitted by KARLAMG86 8/20/2010 in Exercise | 20 Comments
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PEPPERMINT125 5/24/2014 1:48:00 PM

    This idea was great. I am going to try this and see if it doubles my steps!
DONNELDA22 10/11/2013 2:06:00 PM

    Great idea. Thanks for posting. emoticon

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LEANMEAN2 4/26/2013 10:44:00 AM

    Good idea. Thanks.
SHANNONY84 4/25/2013 7:14:00 AM

    Great idea! Thank you
BANNERMAN 4/25/2013 1:48:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
J2740LOU 4/24/2013 9:22:00 PM

    I'm always trying to use up steps to increase the number of steps I've gone on my pedometer. You mentioned a few ways I hadn't used, but I will now.
CECELW 4/24/2013 7:58:00 PM

    Or walk/pace while on the phone
LAURAKOHORST 4/24/2013 12:53:00 PM

    What a great idea!
MANDAMYMANDA 4/24/2013 12:46:00 PM

    Great idea!
KAB7801 4/24/2013 11:45:00 AM

    Great and almost everyone can do
PITUFA2471 4/24/2013 11:41:00 AM

    So true and that works good especially when you are injured and the only thing you can do is walk great point
TINKSTREASURES 4/24/2013 10:16:00 AM

    LOVE this idea!!! Thanks emoticon
DASHER68 4/24/2013 9:12:00 AM

    emoticon That's a great idea! emoticon
YOKAY9 4/24/2013 8:50:00 AM

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PYNETREE 4/24/2013 8:19:00 AM

    This is a good idea..and something that I need to incorporate. Thanks!
JGRAY76 4/24/2013 6:35:00 AM

    You are right. And choosing to take the stairs instead of the elevator is another one that adds up
LINDEE6 10/18/2010 3:35:00 PM

    Great idea!!!
LINEY223 8/21/2010 5:44:00 PM

    it is amazing how quickly you can add up steps taken per day with simple things -i try to make sure I go up and down the stairs at work at least once a day (can't do more at present) and to ensure I work around as much as possible by going to speak with colleagues not emailing them etc.
TERRYT55 8/20/2010 12:10:00 PM

    I do the same thing....using the bathroom upstairs, pacing while waiting for the microwave etc. I love to see the steps add up on my pedometer.
PEPPERMINT125 8/20/2010 11:50:00 AM

    Great suggestion emoticon

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