I have a set of 5 lb and 8 lb weight, green, red and black resistance bands and a Swiss ball. All are great resources for almost any strength training I want to do. The bands were left-overs from physical therapy. The ball and weights were from a local resale store!
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Find numerous places to workout and find activities you really enjoy
I learned to workout at home after always working at the gym. I found DVDs that I really enjoy like a Bollywood workout and Zumba and it's easier to throw on workout clothes than driving to the gym. I also take a break at work at lunch to walk on the treadmill. And then there's always the gym too.
Having some many possibilities for working out gives me no excuses not to do it. And I've also found things I really enjoy and look forward to.
Many uses for those little "shake to use" winter hand warmers!
Don't just throw away those little disposable winter hand warmer packets after you've come in from the cold. Most of them stay warm for hours, and you can use them for many things! Toss them in your bed to warm it up before you go to sleep. Set your mug of tea down on one to keep it from getting cold. Hold some against whatever muscle of yours is achiest from exercise. They're really like tiny heating pads!
I will confess I have some tucked in my bra right now, after a very cold walk home from the gym. 334
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