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10/28/08 9:44 A

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I hate having things in my hands when I exercise because of the feeling of my sweaty palms. *blush*

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10/27/08 9:44 P

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I put mine down when I work out unless they say I need it.

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10/23/08 3:23 P

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I put it down if I don't need it and put it in a fanny pack when I do the free run because most of my workout clothes do not have pockets.

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10/15/08 7:02 A

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I found out my mistake as I had put the remote down for a second and forgot to pick it back up LOL...I even got a pair of shorts with a side pocket just for the remote too...we live and learn I guess...Merri

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10/15/08 12:35 A

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I'm on the "if I don't need it, I don't hold it" bandwagon.

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10/14/08 8:53 P

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I'm with Jantwo, if I don't need it I put it down.

Edited by: MEYLOSE at: 10/14/2008 (20:56)
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10/14/08 8:28 P

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If I don't need it, I too put it on the table to press A when I need to.

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Depends on the game, but I usually put it on a table close enough that I can reach over and punch A to start the game.

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10/14/08 7:07 P

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Sue, I just realize it today that I don't need to hold the remote as much as I thought either....

The games on the wii board really don't call for the remote at all...it is easier for me too..Merri

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10/14/08 4:46 P

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it depends on what exercise I am going. I hit myself in the head with the mote doing yoga. Now I put it down, when I don't need it. That hurt!! emoticon

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10/14/08 4:26 P

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Interesting thread & to see the various approaches. Myself, I put it down for everything that does not require you to hold it (e.g., for boxing, running, tricep dips). In the beginning, I found this annoying, but now I have a table nearby & figure the additional reach/bend to pick it up adds a tiny bit to the workout -- LOL.

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10/14/08 4:18 P

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Hmmm, I hold mine most of the time, but I'm going to try putting it down for the balance things as I'm always over to the right a bit to far. I hadn't thought of that.
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10/14/08 4:13 P

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I hold it most of the time- unless I can't (such as pushups.) I figure it's like a mini weight, LOL!!

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10/14/08 3:14 P

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It depends on what I am doing, I sometimes hold it. I do put it in my pocket when I run (I try to remember to have my exercise pants that have pockets that it won't fall out).

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10/14/08 3:07 P

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I noticed that if I put it down that my center of balance becomes right on during the daily body test. If not, I am off by a couple degrees on the right.

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10/14/08 3:03 P

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I hold mine on my wrist for everything...never thought about putting it down to weigh in though...I think I will start that right away

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10/14/08 2:54 P

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If I'm doing Yoga and Strength I tend to put it down and definitely when I weigh myself..) Aerobics and Balance I tend to hold onto it.

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10/14/08 2:50 P

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That is my question. Do most people hold the wii mote while they work out or do you set it down and pick it up? I can see advantages to both and would like to get a consensus. Thanks. Sue

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