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Parking Further Away From The Store=more Walking!


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Whenever I park to go into a store, I park further away so that I am taking more steps to walk to the store. Why park in the first spot when you can get more steps and burn more calories? Plus, if someone is messing with your car someone will likely see it since there are no other cars parked next to it.

- Submitted by MOMONTHERUN1 9/29/2010 in Exercise | 19 Comments
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MOTTAMAMALOU 6/11/2014 6:25:00 AM

DELLMEL 3/5/2014 12:53:00 AM

    Do that all the time.
REMAREIS 2/7/2014 8:21:00 AM

    Good plan emoticon
BANNERMAN 2/6/2014 11:35:00 PM

    Thanks for sharing.
AMBER461 2/6/2014 7:16:00 PM

    I am always parking and walking extremely far away from where I am going and my grand kids are always quarrelling when they have to walk longer than usual.
LAVENDERLILY 2/6/2014 3:05:00 PM

    When I have hip pain, my ride drops me off and then parks. Shame on me!
RAESUN54 2/6/2014 12:02:00 PM

    I have always done that. It gives you extra steps. But, it is safer for your car, so no other car door, etc can hit it.

Thanks for sharing. emoticon
PROPMAN1 2/6/2014 10:48:00 AM

    Been doing this for a while. My family groans when they have to go shopping with me because i do this. Oh well.....they'll survive. emoticon
NAESREALITY 2/6/2014 9:34:00 AM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing. It is a good reminder, when I am in a hurry I tend to forget!
FATFIRL 7/24/2013 2:02:00 PM

    Hi everyone,
I must admit, I am always trying to get almost in the front door of the store. I recently purchased another car so I park almost two blocks away now to avoid door sings.
KITTYKRS 7/23/2013 4:06:00 PM

    Not only does it increase exercise, it helps to keep your car from getting those nasty door dings & chipped paint!! emoticon
JACKIE542 7/23/2013 12:15:00 PM

KHALIA2 7/22/2013 11:37:00 PM

KKLENNERT809 7/22/2013 10:18:00 PM

J2740LOU 7/22/2013 7:02:00 PM

    I try to find the parking place furthest away just to get the extra steps, too.
DELLMEL 7/22/2013 4:42:00 PM

    I always park far away to get a extra walk.
LUCKIE2BE 7/22/2013 9:33:00 AM

    emoticon Simple but effective. May I add under a light if at night.
LCRUMLEY81 7/22/2013 7:58:00 AM

    I always do this
MARYLQ11 10/10/2010 11:40:00 AM

    I always park and walk the entire center

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