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Toe ups in the shower

I'm a believer in efficiency so I try to incorporate exercise in general tasks. For example, since I love to stand in the soothing pounding and warmth of the shower I stretch that time a minute by doing 20 toe ups for strengthening the calves. --and then cool down with cold to wake up and start the...

- Submitted by BIGBROTHER323 4/20/2011 in Exercise | 2 Comments
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Exact counting of reps

I am now counting the exact amount of reps I do for each exercise. I stop an exercise when I start using poor form due to fatigue. This is both motivational as I try to beat my number and it keeps me using good form which prevents injury and maximizes the benefit of the move.

- Submitted by ERMYLIFE 8/4/2010 in Exercise | 0 Comments
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Reduce the failure and increase the success

We all make goals like getting to the gym 3x a week and then life happens. I would feel like a failure. One day I went on the strength exercises of SP and picked out the easiest ones I liked. Enough for ten minutes (not many when you include stretching after). Voila the fallback plan for success

- Submitted by JUSTYNA7 3/29/2010 in Exercise | 0 Comments
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