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Exercise In Frequent Short Intervals


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I always felt I had to go to a gym and exercise continuously for an hour to get results, and usually ended up doing nothing. Now I exercise in shorter frequent intervals, and find I do more.

When walking down the hall I will stop and do some standing wall push-ups, or do some leg lifts while holding onto the back of the sofa while stopping to watch something on tv. It's endless what you can do. Be creative and JUST MOVE IT!! emoticon
- Submitted by AMIMITO3 3/25/2010 in Exercise | 25 Comments
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CHEROKEE1946 3/25/2010 8:56:00 PM

    Sounds like some good ideas. Although I hate finger prints on my walls. But will have to check these out. Thanks
LEANMEAN2 5/2/2013 6:49:00 AM

    Agree, thanks for sharing.
AUNTYMOLLY 5/1/2013 3:49:00 AM

    This is a great idea, and easy to incorporate into your daily routine. Thank you for sharing.
BANNERMAN 5/1/2013 1:23:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
SAMMIE20131 5/1/2013 12:44:00 AM

    Great Idea, Thank You :-)
BLONDIE218145 4/30/2013 10:23:00 PM

    I dread thinking about an hour at a time...this sounds fab.....
GETINSHAPE110 4/30/2013 7:52:00 PM

    great ideas. emoticon
7WORSHIPS 4/30/2013 6:17:00 PM

    Great ideas
CHARTHESTAR 4/30/2013 5:49:00 PM

    Great idea. I think I will give that a try when I am home. Like 5 min out of a hour
Thanks for the tip
KKLENNERT809 4/30/2013 9:34:00 AM

    I agree too! And as long as you are doing something you enjoy, you are more likely to keep it up.
CLIMBERS_ROCK 4/30/2013 9:08:00 AM

    Great idea.
DELLMEL 4/30/2013 8:56:00 AM

    Will try it because I have a long hallway. Not bad. Just a little more add to my day. Since I walk that hall I don't know how many times a day.
CECELW 4/30/2013 8:29:00 AM

    Yep! these do that the monotony out of longer work outs
BAPSANN 4/30/2013 8:28:00 AM

    Sounds like a great way to get in a quick exercise.
LCRUMLEY81 4/30/2013 8:08:00 AM

    should try
GINGERVISTA 4/30/2013 7:24:00 AM

    Kinda did that myself yesterday, since I had the day off, altho' DEFINITELY not the norm. Walked to/from library for volunteer 'job,' 30 min. Then did Day 1 of C25K program, 30 min & ST 15 min. Then in evening walked 60 min with a couple friends. And all this was squeezed in while cleaning for company. MUCH better than doing cleaning all at once! emoticon
TRISTAROSE 4/30/2013 7:17:00 AM

    Great idea .... Thanks!

SHANNONY84 4/30/2013 7:10:00 AM

    Great tip! Thank you!
MANDAMYMANDA 4/30/2013 7:06:00 AM

    Good tip!
HUCK132 4/30/2013 6:41:00 AM

    emoticon emoticon
MSFROGGIE 4/30/2013 5:55:00 AM

    So true!! Thank you for your blog!
BUD_44 10/13/2010 8:31:00 PM

    This is really a good idea. Being a senior is it will keep me from getting to tired and I'll get the same results. Thanks very much.

BELLE! 3/26/2010 11:49:00 AM

    I agree it helps me to do it this way as I am able really to do more than if I try to do it all at once.
KMIRANDA2000 3/26/2010 10:27:00 AM

    I like the idea of shorter, more frequent workouts.
CAROLYN1ALASKA 3/25/2010 9:04:00 PM

    I agree, as it's worked for me too.

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