I have just started chair marching, but I do it on my planning period and at lunch.
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I am limited to pool workouts right now. I found that in the deep water I can arrange myself to sit with my noodle under myself like a chair and have more movement. I can do marching movements without the pain of sitting in a chair.
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Computer time...but it is problematic as my lower back is in very painful shape most days. I do at least 10 minutes each day no matter what. Sometimes stand and do 'core exercise' with marching in place for 5 minutes. Its a real challenge.
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While working on the computer - I'm on it at least 7hrs a day!! Sometimes while on the phone Yesterday - in the Doctor's waitingroom Next week I'll be doing Chair Marching during my 4hr trip each way
I also - march in place on occasion -while chopping veg for meals, or while stirring a cooking pot,or while waiting for the microwave - I find standing still for a time I get very sore - but marching on the spot while I do things makes it easier to stand for longer - and being weight bearing exercise is another great form of exercise and really helps balance too - You don't have to lift your legs far while doing things - just lift the feet gently - you will find itmakes a lot of difference to your ability to stand for a time!!
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