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Combine your handweights in different combinations to expand your options. I started with 2 lb, 3 lb, and 5 lb weights (I have since added 10 lb). That gave me 7 lb, 8 lb, and 10 lb combinations - with the ten lb I have even more!
An easy way that I have found to add a little more movement to my life is during recess. Two of us are on duty, so I join in on that game of 299 or 131 while my partner supervises the jungle gym. The kids LOVE it, are less likely to mess around, and I get a mini workout in. I have even started just going to recess to play a quick game when my head is all cloudy and I need to refocus for the afternoon.
Just make sure you have a good pair of tennis shoes on those days...and deodorant in your desk. 20
If you're serious about losing weight, you'll be sure to incorporate healthy habits no matter where you are. I choose to make my office job the epicentre for losing weight. I have a large water bottle that I fill in the morning and again at lunch (=6 glasses of water), I have my vitamins and supplements on my desk to remind myself to take them, I have a chain of paperclips to visually remind myself of my goals (1 clip=1 lb and clips are removed from the chain).
For as much time as you spend at work, it is important to do what you can to make that environment weight loss friendly. If it's birthday time at the office either skip the cake and just sing a song or find a buddy who will share a small piece with you.
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