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BLUETIGERCLAWS1 SparkPoints: (6,604)
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3/8/13 9:45 A

Walk more or play zumba for the Wii

MANDYC1207 SparkPoints: (5,551)
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3/6/13 8:54 P

Take dogs on extra long walk, and/or try to squeeze in some heavier housework (vacuuming the stairs, gardening, etc.)

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FITWITHIN Posts: 21,802
3/6/13 7:49 P

I have exercise equipment at home and a variety of dvds.

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PSCHIAVONE2 SparkPoints: (18,903)
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3/6/13 10:08 A


Weight is the result of what you have been doing for the past week.
TINIERTINA Posts: 5,090
3/6/13 9:51 A

Have not been able to get to the gym in about 4 years, now ... [yeah, I miss the swimming pool] ... so at home I've got yoga routines, dance routines, video downloads, and the audiophile's excellent sound quality of having a compact disc player instead of just mp3s ...

plus little light weights, yoga props, resistance tubing and the like ...

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

- Igor Stravinsky

Find a way.

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(Said after swimming from Cuba to Key West without fins or shark cages)

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3/5/13 12:11 P

Walk outside do video

POPSECRET SparkPoints: (65,797)
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3/5/13 8:06 A

Usually a few body weight exercises (planks, pushups, etc) and some crunches with my medicine ball. Sometimes a workout dvd.

Also walk outside for 20 minutes every lunch break.

WELLNESSME09 Posts: 7,634
3/5/13 7:27 A

I use my own home gym!

Ane Marie
Hamilton On.Canada Est

Once you know how you can work on reaching your goals and what you are willing to do to reach them, there is only one step remaining. DO IT! MAKE YOUR DREAMS HAPPEN!

THINNYMINNY SparkPoints: (34,960)
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3/5/13 7:26 A

Ride my bike to work!

History is not destiny.
ZRIE014 Posts: 7,054
3/2/13 12:11 A

run the roads

BARBANNA SparkPoints: (108,158)
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3/1/13 11:43 P

elliptical, free weights, calisthenics, stretching, stability ball exercises, theraband exercises, yoga, pilates.

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JACQUM01 SparkPoints: (1,488)
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3/1/13 10:38 P

I never go to the gym, In the morning I do 30 minutes of cardio which is usually a youtube video, I like Fitness Blenders high intensity interval training videos. After this I do 30 minutes on my gazelle. I then do 2 reps of 30 sit-ups, some butt and thigh toning, and I use my resistence bands to stretch my legs.

You can get just as good of a workout at home as you can at the gym. They are both equally good, its just more convenient for me to exercise at home.

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KA_JUN SparkPoints: (75,911)
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3/1/13 8:38 P

Most of my program is outside the gym, but if I can't get outside, fitness dvds (strength training, cycling intervals on the stationary trainer, Wii EA Sports Active/Nickelodeon Fit w/ the kiddos, whatever ti takes!)

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GZELLEFRO SparkPoints: (53,029)
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3/1/13 8:09 P

My favorite right now is Cathe Friedrich. She is so challenging and tells you what to do if you need to make adjustments for fitness levels. She uses hand weights, dyna bands, step, and barbells. I rotate videos. I like Zumba too and the Firm. emoticon

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CHLOEAGH SparkPoints: (29,002)
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3/1/13 10:32 A

I go for a walk, or do a fitness video.

ANGUSSANDY SparkPoints: (239,037)
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3/1/13 8:38 A

Walk out your front door and go for a walk or a run (or both).

THINNYMINNY SparkPoints: (34,960)
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3/1/13 5:33 A

Walk in my neighborhood or at work.

History is not destiny.
HANA11 SparkPoints: (44,350)
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3/1/13 1:46 A

I never go to the gym. I'm a very advanced exerciser mixing running, fitness DVDs, strength training at home and biking! Believe me you don't need the gym if you have the motivation and will to workout. Good luck!

LVELVETJ SparkPoints: (389)
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2/27/13 6:04 P

If you can't afford to invest in weights, consider doing several compound bodyweight exercises splashed with cardio bursts.

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2/27/13 3:17 P

walk trails around my neighborhood

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SUGAR0814 Posts: 4,964
2/27/13 1:30 P

Workout at home. I have a home gym.


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JLTRACY Posts: 462
2/27/13 1:27 P

I workout at home or where ever I can.

KELLYFIT123 Posts: 883
2/27/13 12:47 P

I walk to the gym, and yesterday was a HUGE downpour, so I didn't want to go out in it. Instead I did a DVD.

DFREITAG4 SparkPoints: (11,523)
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2/26/13 10:23 P

I've got an elliptical at home that I jump on while watching TV. I also do SP workout videos.

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SUNSHINE20001 Posts: 637
2/26/13 9:38 P

It depends. I live where we have winter so if its nice out I love to get outside and run with my dog in the neighborhood or local trail. Also have equip at home weights, resistance bands, and several DVDs which my newest buy is Turbofire. I think variety really helps with not getting bored. But my fav is the gym, I really enjoy getting away and having me time:)

CSROBERTSON621 SparkPoints: (111,232)
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2/26/13 9:23 P

Run, walk, dance, fitness DVDs... depends on my mood, the time of day, and my location (home/away)

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Quasi-Maintenance: 165 lbs. (June 2011)
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KRISEDMONDSON SparkPoints: (89,316)
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2/26/13 8:02 P

walk with hubby or do just dance with my daughter

MOMMYOF2RN Posts: 579
2/26/13 6:17 P

I either run or do a Jillian Michaels dvd or BOTH!

SISTERUBU SparkPoints: (4,096)
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2/26/13 6:12 P

Spark exercise videos on my Smart TV!

COTTERR SparkPoints: (11,070)
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2/26/13 12:41 P

Run. If you don't have hand weights make a body weight circuit with pushups, squats, lunges, wall squats, planks, jumping jacks, jump rope, etc. Do as many as you can of each, then repeat 2 more times.

KWOOD1955 SparkPoints: (35,598)
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2/24/13 7:44 P

Have several videos that I love. Or go for a walk in good weather.

CHARMIAN2 Posts: 996
2/24/13 2:49 P

Free videos on SP plus I bought some SP , Jillian and Leslie Sansone DVDs. Don't need a gym at all.mAdd walk or jog when nice out.

POXYFAIRY Posts: 1,487
2/24/13 1:52 P

Invest in a good workout DVD program! It's much better than the gym, and cheaper in the long run!


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TACDGB Posts: 6,136
2/24/13 12:05 A

I go for a nice long walk and then I use my resistance bands. also been known to dance around the house.

DIVAMAMAOFTWO SparkPoints: (16,306)
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2/23/13 10:57 P

I go to the Wii, videos or elliptical trainer that I have at home.


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NANLEYKW SparkPoints: (74,150)
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2/23/13 10:44 P

I never go to the gym--my ST consists of some exercises from You Are Your Own Gym and some from the Spark workout generator.

BRANDON504 SparkPoints: (101,476)
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2/23/13 10:38 P

I take a run outside

JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,273
2/23/13 10:29 P

Depends on my mood. I have a number of Jillian Michaels videos. I like them a lot, but I go phases where I do them quite a bit and then nothing. I also have a treadmill which is my main exercise, but if I'm struggling (tired, unmotivated), I'll just put on some good music and groove around the house. Gets the heart rate up and usually gives me a boost.

SPIRALDOWN SparkPoints: (17,350)
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2/23/13 10:08 P

i have plenty of options i can use at home.....

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ERICADURR Posts: 241
2/23/13 8:07 P

If I ABSOLUTELY can't go to the gym, I like to jog outside and do Jillian Michaels videos.

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CANDEE412 Posts: 327
2/23/13 7:30 P

search Spark video and do them

Edited by: CANDEE412 at: 2/23/2013 (19:30)
ASMITH161 SparkPoints: (374)
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2/23/13 7:25 P

What are the best ideas for when you can't get to the gym? I have a rower machine and a couple resistance bands. I've also tried a couple boot camp videos on youtube. My question is, what is the best workout you can get at home?

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