Fail Proof Way To Get In Your 10 Minutes Every Day
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I do two sets of strength training exercises every time I go to the bathroom. I alternate upper body and lower body exercises every other day. My favorites are incline pushups and tricep dips using the bathroom vanity. Lower body favorites are squats, lateral lunges, single leg squats, and standing leg lifts. I also spend half my day (afternoons) at a standing work station at work. It helps with back pain and I avoid the afternoon slump.
No equipment needed and you hardly break a sweat. Three trips to the bathroom a day is your 10 minutes and you didn't have to carve out any time to do it or even change into your gym clothes!
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I find ways to build exercise into my day, because I think that every extra step helps. For me, that means getting off the train one stop earlier and walking about 10 minutes before I even get to work in the morning, taking a quick 10 minute walk at lunch, taking the stairs whenever possible, and parking further away when I got to a store. I do whatever I can to make those little extra steps count!
I read that by getting in 10 minutes of stairs every day you will eliminate the average 2-3lb weight gain per year. So, every morning I get to work a little early and hike up and down 3 flights of stairs for 10 minutes. I also found that by doing this I don't need to drink as much coffee 224
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