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My schedule can get very crazy, so I try to build exercise into everything I do. I walk to do errands, park at the opposite end of the mall from where I'm going ( and walk through the mall, quickly so I'm not tempted by window shopping). If I'm standing in line I do small ab exercises -- isolations and isometrics, so that people don't notice. If I'm out with the children, we run around. Add it all up and it's about 2 hours of activity. Not bad for someone who "doesn't have time to exercise".

- Submitted by TRINITYROYAL 3/20/2011 in Exercise | 17 Comments
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FREESPIRITME 4/17/2014 12:35:00 PM

    Those little choices sure do add up. thanks for sharing this.
HYATTI1 4/15/2014 6:16:00 PM

LOVINGKATE 4/14/2014 12:02:00 PM

    emoticon Thanks so much for sharing.
BANNERMAN 4/14/2014 1:12:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
DELLMEL 4/13/2014 9:50:00 PM

TWENTY4ROSEBUDS 4/13/2014 9:45:00 PM

    Great reminders. I use to do a lot of these tips. I so welcome the encouragement.
DIAMOND102 4/13/2014 8:59:00 PM

    Great ideas continuous exercising in everything we do.
AMBER461 4/13/2014 7:30:00 PM

    Very good suggestions, thanks for sharing.
KNEEMAKER 4/13/2014 1:52:00 PM

DCWILLIAMS831 4/13/2014 1:50:00 PM

    Great tips! Thank you for sharing!

EBONYSOL 4/13/2014 12:53:00 PM

    Exercises while standing in line is a great tip!
PFARRAR65 4/13/2014 10:05:00 AM

    Love it. Thanks for the tips.
MAPFARMS 4/13/2014 9:42:00 AM

    Great suggestions.
VAINVT 4/13/2014 8:48:00 AM

    Love this way of exercising. I do many of the same things, along with what I call 'functional walking' - walking into town for dinner, theater, errands, etc.
SNOWBECH 4/13/2014 7:04:00 AM

    Never thought of it that way. Working in a school I am always moving.
NEW-CAZ 4/13/2014 5:43:00 AM

    sneaking exercise into your daily life soon mounts up.
I have all the items I need most in the kitchen on high shelves so I have to stretch LOL
CTUPTON 3/20/2011 11:33:00 AM


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