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The 5 Minute Morning Rev



In The Sparks Book appendices there is a section showing exercises you can do without equipment. In the morning I do one set of those every day to get me going. Only takes 5 minutes and you don't have to have "rest" days because you are not doing multiple sets or pushing yourself.

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I substitute standing lunges (10 on one leg then 10 on the other) for the odd calf raises - I'm just too clumsy to do the calf raises without falling over.

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  • Walking is great exercise, according to the American Heart Association and the Mayo Clinic. I'm following the walking plan in The 90-day Fitness Walking Program from the editors of Walking Magazine (1995). I'm ready for Day 5, 10 minute walk. - by STEPFORWARDDAN
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  • Thanks for the reminder. - by CMFARRELL36
  • Great tip - thank you! - by CHEBBA
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    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
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  • emoticon I like this! - by ELVISINTHEHOUSE
  • Good idea! - by KHALIA2
  • Great idea-looks like I need to get the book!!! - by MAMAMOOSE54
  • Great tips. - by DELLMEL
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    I can do this - by KELLEY106
  • Thank you for the tip! I have the book and will check this section out! - by KAYLEESMEME
    Thanks for this practical idea. - by VAINVT
  • Will plan to get the book soon - by DRTOVAH
  • Thanks for sharing. I have to be a book - by AMBER461
  • A very good way to start your day. - by LEANMEAN2
  • great idea. I wasn't that far in the book yet. thanks - by LEEW0LF
    Thanks for sharing - by BANNERMAN
    great reminder thank you - by LCRUMLEY81
  • Thanks - by DELLMEL
  • Great idea! I ordered my copy & am waiting to get it!
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  • Thanks! Now all I have to do is remember where I put that book so I can look them up and get revved! emoticon emoticon - by MOONGLOWSNANA
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  • Great reminder! I need to go back and read my book again!!! - by LSIG14
  • Thanks for the info. - by LEANMEAN2
  • Never knew about it! emoticon - by MONTREAL12
  • 5 minutes no excuse not to rev - by IACTA_ALEA_EST
  • Breaking it up into daily manageable segments. Great idea! Thanks for sharing. - by J2740LOU
  • Thanks. Good idea. - by FLRED12
  • Really Great reminder! Thanks! emoticon - by PYNETREE
  • I have to confess, I have the book, but never read as far as the appendices--thanks so much! - by LADYCALICO
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  • photocopy the ex in book apndx, place by bedside; get up and pick one or two everyday to get moving... - by TRUDIP1
  • Gotta go find my book! Thanks for the idea! - by KALANTHA
    Thanks for the reminder to look at the book again. Every now and then, a refresher is just what I need. (It's nice to hear that I'm not the only one who falls over!) emoticon - by ZIEKEPPLER
    Great idea - by LESSREI77
    love this - by LCRUMLEY81
  • Great idea! One more reason for me to get the book. - by EBONYSOL
    Thank you! Great idea and I have been trying to do something for the day because if I do all my physical exercise I am too tired! I love this idea! Thank you! - by SHANNONY84
  • Thanks. It is an easy way to start the day. - by TONILISA2

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