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Take Fitness Breaks Throughout The Day!


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I do a lot of computer work, reading, close work. I find I, and my body feels a lot better if I take quick fitness breaks every hour. I have DVD's with 10 minute workouts, or I do stairs, or go walk around my building, anything just to get moving, warmed up and stretched out. emoticon emoticon

This helps keeps your metabolism burning, prevents you from getting stiff (important with a chronic disease) and generally makes you feel better! Our bodies were designed for moving, not sitting!!
- Submitted by JHADZHIA 3/28/2010 in Exercise | 4 Comments
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JRBASKIND 11/24/2010 12:30:00 PM

    This is a great tip for those who have jobs that give them freedom of movement.
My job, retail cashier, doesn't. Someone working on a factory assembly line couldn't use this tip, either.
Oh well, there's really no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution to fitness.
SIXTEES 10/24/2010 9:04:00 PM

    When I do this (walk around the building) I always feel energized.
WATOGA17 3/28/2010 8:56:00 AM

    I love 10-minute workouts!
NUTSYNRS 3/28/2010 8:29:00 AM

    this is a great idea that I will put to work starting Monday. There's a set of about 20 stairs right outside my door leading to the parking deck. I think I'll go out the door, up those stairs, walk across the parking deck, down the other set of stairs, and walk around into the front of the building 4 times a day. Thanks for the idea. emoticon

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