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If I have a day where I get home and I am just beat from the day, I still exercise.

I will watch my favorite TV show and during commercials I will get up and start stretching my body out. Then when the show comes back on I rest and when the next commercial comes on I will do lunges, then rest. Next commercial I will do a few pushups and stretch again.

Something it better than nothing at all!

- Submitted by ERICA_NICOLE83 9/1/2010 in Exercise | 31 Comments
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MAVERICK59 4/10/2012 2:50:00 PM

    Good attitude, great ideas.
CMORISAK 4/10/2012 8:06:00 AM

    so true...moving around during commercials...good way to stretch the muscles when you just don't feel up to a full workout
CAPTHAMMER 9/1/2010 9:59:00 AM

    Thanks for reminding us that a little bit of exercise is much better than no exercise.
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CBIVENS1974 9/1/2010 9:56:00 AM

    Eventhough i may not feel like working out, I will end up making myself move and in the end i feel a whole lot better.
LEANMEAN2 7/18/2013 7:02:00 AM

    You are correct! Thanks for sharing.
COLOR-BLUE 7/15/2013 11:01:00 PM

    All we have to do, is keep moving!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!

Be blessed,

- Nancy Jean -
CORNERKICK 7/15/2013 8:26:00 PM

    Good ideas!!
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KHALIA2 7/15/2013 8:05:00 PM

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DELLMEL 7/15/2013 1:14:00 PM

    emoticon . Great info
LOVINGKATE 7/15/2013 10:33:00 AM

    Great idea. Thanks for sharing. emoticon
MOONGLOWSNANA 7/15/2013 8:37:00 AM

    I do my stretches before I get up. I have to or I wouldn't be able to get up! Once THAT is accomplished most of the time I can then move around without a muscle spasm. emoticon
LCRUMLEY81 7/15/2013 8:26:00 AM

    so true
VINCENTIA26 4/12/2012 11:29:00 PM

    Thanks, this sounds great! emoticon
STREO2004 4/12/2012 12:10:00 AM

    Great ideas
MIAJOEB 4/11/2012 12:43:00 PM

    Yes TV is an addiction I enjoy. I even sit on my exercise bike sometimes.
LEANMEAN2 4/11/2012 7:20:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
DANALMILLAN 4/11/2012 1:28:00 AM

    Thanks for the tip! Definitely will have to keep this on mind while watching one of my shows!
WENDIGAYLE 4/10/2012 9:24:00 PM

    Good idea to keep moving and motivated
COOKI3123 4/10/2012 5:26:00 PM

    Yes some exercise is much better than "no" exercise
SCULLEN84 4/10/2012 4:58:00 PM

    When I don't feel like working out I try to add house work to it and see if I can get some done or I go outside and walk!
PINK4YOUTOO 4/10/2012 3:56:00 PM

    Doing exercise in AM is best...not done usually later in the day!
DUTCH1811 4/10/2012 1:17:00 PM

    Great post.
DEARTOMYHEART 4/10/2012 10:20:00 AM

    Great idea for all to remember. Seems to be a lot of commercials, so we can really get a great work out. Running in place, walking lounges,jumping jacks, the list is endless. Thanks again for sharing. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
LADYJAMERI 4/10/2012 10:04:00 AM

    emoticon Great.
TONYVAND1 4/10/2012 9:55:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing some good ideas.
FRIENDOFBACH 4/10/2012 9:48:00 AM

    Usually, if I don't exercise in the morning, I don't exercise. This is a good idea.
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JACKJACK91 4/10/2012 9:05:00 AM

    Great use of time spent in front of the TV, I'm not crazy about commercials anyway!! Thnx for the tip! emoticon
WILDFLOWER521 4/10/2012 9:04:00 AM

    Thanks for the tip.

Always love to hear lots of different takes from lots of people on how to squeeze in exercise where ever we can!
SWDESERTLOVER 4/10/2012 7:59:00 AM

    I don't watch a lot of TV, but this is a great idea. I'll have to start doing this during those shows I do watch. Thanks!
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ARDISSA 4/10/2012 7:46:00 AM

    Great idea. I will have to do this. Thank you for your post. emoticon
THINKPINK06 4/10/2012 6:22:00 AM

    i do the same thing. I might do crunches during one commercial or I might do some strength training with some weights. Every little bit helps!

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