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Whilst we are all trying to include exercise in our weight loss journeys. There is plenty of incidental exercise ideas that we can and should add to our daily routine. One of my girlfriends and I have today come up with the idea that every bathroom visit, be accompanied by 10 squats and we will increase that number soon. We are keeping track of them and texting each other the number of 'toilet squats' we do every day. With all of the Water that I drink, I'll hopefully have an amazing backside in no time. Apart from the obvious house cleaning, can anyone offer a suggestion of something that we can all add in to our daily lives without even really thinking about it??

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When I go upstairs I try to turn right around, go back down and go up again -- so it's a two for one on the stairs.....

Planking. I've got to start doing that again. Thanks for the reminder! And have fun.....music definitely helps me get moving around the house. Dance it!

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Always, always, always take the stairs instead of the elevator, Park as far away as you can from the entrance of your work or the store or whatever so that you have to walk farther. Walk instead of driving when you can. Find walking/hiking trails in your area and get out and enjoy nature instead of doing other sedentary activities.Buy some dumb bells and resistance bands to use when you're watching tv. That's about all I can think of right now.

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I need to do some resistance strengthening. But I have a spinal cord injury and cannot do much to any real exercising.

I was banned in 07 have lost only 42 pounds, but was over filled for about 9 months and misusing my band.

I recently had it emptied, and starting over, eating right, slowly doing fills again, and just learned they have discovered the band isn't very successful unless you can exercise with it....sigh!!

I am going to try Water therapy, see if that works.

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That is a great idea. I don't either, but I do sit with the family in the evening for a couple of hours. Plenty of time to do something.

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