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STUFFNEARTABOR Posts: 2,405
3/7/11 2:42 P

I have to admit that I sometimes resent all the time it takes to get through SP each day. The page refresh rate drives me nuts, along with the fact that I have to scroll down on EVERY SINGLE PAGE to do anything. (Don't any of their programmers work on a laptop? We don't all have big screen monitors!)

So - I'm in & will do my best to offset my SP butt time with jumping jacks. Thanks for the suggestion!

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/7/11 2:39 P

Heh-heh....I have no solution for that!!! emoticon

JULIE2719 Posts: 591
3/7/11 2:34 P

Excellent! I love being on SP but it can be such a time drain - jumping jacks are excellent - but they can make me pee my pants!

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/7/11 2:32 P

I like that idea too! Sometimes I just get this dull, sedentary feeling and I need to stretch my legs too...especially mid-afternoon.

KLPEFFERS Posts: 984
3/7/11 2:20 P

Very Cool!!!
I have a VERY sedentary desk job and set a timer to go off every 45 minutes and force myself to get up and take a "lap" around the floor. At least it gets me off my duff!

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/7/11 2:01 P

Everyone do what you can, whether it's a few or a lot. Jax, pushups, squats, dancing....whatever floats your boat. Let's just break up the "sit in front of the computer" time!

Keep me posted on your progress! emoticon

DONNABRIGHT Posts: 10,368
3/7/11 12:46 P

I'll give it a shot but not sure I can do a full minute to start.

KEELYME Posts: 1,138
3/7/11 12:45 P

I do something similar around tv commercials. Usually crunches.

NEWME70 Posts: 833
3/7/11 12:34 P

I love this idea! But, I'm going to do push ups instead since I can't do jumping jacks. Thanks for thinking of this!

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/7/11 12:26 P

Good idea!

DREAMINGOFDANCE SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (942)
Posts: 88
3/6/11 6:05 P

I'm going to add mine up, and then I'll do them as a warm-up for my strength training later. :)

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/6/11 3:29 P

Welcome aboard!

I broke my jax into 3 1-minute sets. It didn't seem so daunting that way...so my pace was just a teensy bit faster than 1/sec. I guess I can expect to do about 60 then and I don't have to watch a clock.

Actually, it made me feel enegetic now! emoticon

LORTHOM2001 Posts: 3,676
3/6/11 3:16 P

nice one going there. i need to do that toooooo. i spend soooo much time on here trying to read all the articles, get the points,track my food...those many mins. do add up to "not losing weight" time. jumpjax here i come

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/6/11 2:23 P

Cool! Okay, I've got to do 3 minutes, since I've been on an hour. It's on!

DREAMINGOFDANCE SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (942)
Posts: 88
3/6/11 1:49 P

I definitely want to do this. I'm going to set my phone alarm to go off every 20 minutes so I know.

CHOOWY Posts: 4,240
3/6/11 1:48 P

For every 20 minutes on Sparkpeople...

I spend so much time sitting for close to an hour every day on Sparkpeople trying to get all my sparkpoints.

Anyone want to do this with me?

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