Got DVR? DVR your fav tv exercise shows and do the workout over and over and over until you have it. FitTV on digital cable has great exercise & dance shows which I DVR to do later when the house is quiet.
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Television on Demand or D.V.R. so you ALWAYS have what to watch during exercise!
I always either DVR my favorite shows or watch them on Demand (my cable network gives us this function.) This way, when I want to exercise on the tredamill I always have what to concentrate on so it doesn't become too boring. I no longer EVER watch TV on the couch now that I have begun doing this!!! Always on the treadmill, even if it's just for a very light walk.
Unsweetened applesauce is an excellent fat (eg, oil, butter or shortening) substitute for many baked goods. Generally, you use half as much applesauce as the recipe calls for fats. You will need to experiment some, because different fats produce different chemical reactions (eg, thickening, crispness) that applesauce doesn't always replicate. Worth the effort for the huge amount of calories saved!
I just don't care for the taste or consistency of low cal/low fat/canola/fat free or whatever mayos. To satisfy mayo cravings, I have two suggestions: - cut regular mayo 50/50 with fat free yogurt - immediate 50% savings and a snappier but perfectly "mayo-like" taste - try fat free Miracle Whip. Since it doesn't taste like mayonnaise anyway, thre change in taste doesn't bother me.
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