Ten minutes is a manageable target time for me. I used the ten minute XBX exercises years ago and found them to be just the right length of time for me! I found a PDF copy online of the program I used years ago! www.inspire.com.ve/pdf/rcaf_xbx.pdf My chiropractor suggested replacing the "toe touching" with "toe raises", and the "sit ups" with "curl ups". This makes the program a lot safer, since we now know that some of these "older exercises" can cause muscles injury or strain. For the "Leg-Overs" exercise, he recommends the "rear leg pull", which is also called "the donkey-kick": (see the top left exercise). shop.algra.com/osb/itemdetails.cfm?I D= 32 I LOVE theses fitness posters! shop.algra.com/osb/showitem.cfm?Cate go ry=79 A lot of fitness centers use them, as well as schools! :)
Edited by: WALKINGATHOME at: 3/1/2012 (10:02)
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This is a great team to be on. It's nice to be reminded that every 10 minutes counts. Some days you can do 30 minutes; but when you can't (because of time or physical limitations), at least get up and take the dog out for 10 minutes.
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Glad to join all of you. My weight has been decreasing just fine. I am 65 years old. I know I need to do exercises. However I start slowly because of health issues. Today the weather outside was nice. I live in the Chicago area. I was able to take my dog for a 30 minute walk Waiting to read others progress. Hope for better weather!.
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