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BONNIEMARGAY
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3/17/14 2:48 P

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When we walk in the park, by the bay, or around the ferry landing, there are low metal bars I can use for a set of a dozen body weight rows. SO much easier than using the edge of the dining table!

“If you just set people in motion they’ll heal themselves.” ~ Gabrielle Roth


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When I take the pup out to the front yard to do her business, I stretch my legs while she has her snuffle around the grass. When I brush my teeth with my Sonicare at night, I lie down on my foam roller to get a heart-opening stretch in. When I lie down for our twenty minute meditation each night, I arrange my legs and pelvis for a deep hip stretch. I try to take a deep, slow breath, improve my posture, and lower my shoulders every time I remember to throughout the day. I am determined to get more stretching, yoga, massage, and stress relief into my life, and these are some of the ways I sneak them in.

“If you just set people in motion they’ll heal themselves.” ~ Gabrielle Roth


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CATHYGETSFIT
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5/25/13 2:39 A

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emoticon I love my ball too! Glad to share!

Cathy (Central Time Zone)

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5/21/13 9:46 A

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AWESOME! I love my ball!

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5/21/13 2:21 A

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Thanks for posting the link Cathy. I love my ball and learning new routines!

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. –Thomas Edison

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If you have an exercise ball (Swiss ball) this total body exercise routine had my whole body sore the next day www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf5yoKvOYug

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5/19/13 6:32 A

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Deb, I admire you for not letting the opinion of your customers keep you from doing something good for yourself.
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5/19/13 6:18 A

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Good idea, Kitty.
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Seems like I'm always standing in front of the stove waiting for water to boil or onions to soften, and sometimes I do squats to pass the time, but I hadn't thought of making use of bathroom breaks this way. It's the perfect place for wall or counter pushups!

Call me Lou

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“Optimism is the belief that good things will happen to you and that negative events are temporary setbacks to be overcome.” - Mayo Clinic

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Kitty, as in your fashion - when I am at work, I am constantlygoing from sitting to getting up to press, back down to sew, up again and over to the cutting table, etc. So when I sit in my chair, I don't sit all the way down, then get back up and then sit, all these squats add up! Of course my customers think I have lost my mind, and can't decide what it is I am doing!

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KMRJPR
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5/16/13 3:29 P

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An inventive way to make a bathroom break count for something!

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. –Thomas Edison

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5/16/13 11:05 A

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Thought I would share this. For the last 6 or 7 months every time I use the restroom I crank out a quick set of ST exercises. I alternate between squats and wall push-ups. I'm up to 100 every day! So even is I don't get any other ST in, I got something done.

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