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Use Exercise To Beat Boredom


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I just found that if I start to get bored it is time to get up and move. No more channel surfing when there seems to be nothing on. Instead I walk, ride a bike or go out and work in the yard or garden. emoticon I've been doing it since before joining this site and it has really helped!

- Submitted by ECLECTIC_CELT 7/12/2010 in Exercise | 31 Comments
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LEANMEAN2 2/20/2014 5:57:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
LAVENDERLILY 2/19/2014 10:56:00 AM

    emoticon emoticon
BETTERMOM4PEP 2/7/2014 12:37:00 PM

    I get fidgety when I have been somewhere for awhile like a waiting room or an office and will get up and walk around. emoticon
PROPMAN1 2/6/2014 10:27:00 AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon
DELLMEL 2/5/2014 11:11:00 PM

    Great idea.
DJHUMPHREY 2/5/2014 9:37:00 PM

    That's what I do too. I try to never sit down if I can stand and I love to garden. I decided to take a class on gardening from craftsy.
I also ride my bike and run around in my house.
KNEEMAKER 2/5/2014 8:19:00 PM

AMBER461 2/5/2014 7:12:00 PM

    Thanks for sharing. I agree with this totally.
RAESUN54 2/5/2014 1:43:00 PM

    I agree with this totally.

LOVINGKATE 2/5/2014 11:14:00 AM

    emoticon Thanks so much for sharing. emoticon emoticon
PEGGIE0203 2/5/2014 10:22:00 AM

    Good point! I have my elliptical trainer set up facing the tv, but there comes a time when the great outdoors is much more enjoyable than the tv. There are health benefits in getting outside that cannot be duplicated on gym equipment.
VAINVT 2/5/2014 7:36:00 AM

    I agree, and find that gardening is so engrossing to me that I lose track of time...
KDSTAP 1/23/2014 10:33:00 AM

    Totally agree emoticon
LEANMEAN2 12/23/2013 6:02:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
DELLMEL 12/16/2013 3:41:00 PM

    I find something to do when I get to that point as well.
PROPMAN1 12/16/2013 2:48:00 PM

    Sounds good to me. emoticon emoticon
SJKENT1 12/16/2013 1:40:00 PM

    great idea!
LOVINGLIFE43 12/16/2013 1:17:00 PM

    I find reading helps me. Other tip is to use the time to plan your workouts or meals for the next day.
BGIRL2000 12/16/2013 12:26:00 PM

    Thanks for the tip! emoticon
ARTISTGATOGIRL 12/16/2013 10:15:00 AM

    Thank you for reminding me there are other choices besides sitting around!
LCRUMLEY81 12/16/2013 9:36:00 AM

    great idea
JAE_HENNINGTON1 12/16/2013 9:09:00 AM

LOVINGKATE 12/16/2013 8:52:00 AM

    Thanks so much for sharing. Great idea and I will do just that. Not much on TV anyway so get moving sounds so much better. emoticon emoticon
PYNETREE 12/16/2013 8:16:00 AM

    That is what I need to do. Thanks for the tip! emoticon
NASFKAB 12/16/2013 7:47:00 AM

    great idea there are some shows I enjoy watching so have to walk while watching
VAINVT 12/16/2013 7:11:00 AM

    Good idea.
JUDED1966 12/16/2013 6:00:00 AM

    Agreed 100%
7WORSHIPS 12/16/2013 5:28:00 AM

    Good for you!
FITFABME2 2/28/2011 12:18:00 AM

    So true - my family was watching the Academy Awards and I thought - this is a perfect time for a walk - so I headed out with the dog...TV seems like such a waste now to me
MARIA49 7/15/2010 2:18:00 AM

    I agree with you also. emoticon
MSPRIS3 7/13/2010 8:52:00 AM

    Absolutely, i agree 100%.

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