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Need to burn more calories but don't have the extra time to workout? You can do it without increasing your time in the gym. Just make your workout more challenging!

Using a treadmill? Increase the incline by 1% per workout and see if that doesn't burn a few more calories for you!

Are you waking but don't feel challenged? Break into a jog for 30 seconds and then walk. As soon as you feel you can do it again, GO FOR IT! Next time you walk increase your running to 1 minute.

Making small increases in your weight training will yield great results too. Increase weight gradually every 2 weeks or so. Add 1 - 2 lbs each for those small muscle group exercises and 5 - 10 lbs for large muscle groups.
- Submitted by HIPPICHICK1 9/9/2010 in Exercise | 16 Comments
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JUDYERAE 4/7/2014 11:54:00 PM

GWINNER1 4/3/2014 7:04:00 AM

    I like the idea of increasing the incline. Thanks for sharing.
AZLYN1983 4/3/2014 1:33:00 AM

    When you work as a cashier so some exercises between customers
BANNERMAN 4/3/2014 1:26:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
AMBER461 4/2/2014 8:12:00 PM

    Great idea, thanks for sharing.
DELLMEL 4/2/2014 7:12:00 PM

MAKBABE 4/2/2014 4:55:00 PM

    That was how I started running 30 seconds at a time! emoticon
MRSRIGS1 4/2/2014 4:46:00 PM

    GREAT idea! I walk every day and could certainly mix some running with my walking.
PROPMAN1 4/2/2014 2:18:00 PM

    Kicking it up a notch is a good way to feel as though you're achieving something. Can't jog but will try increasing incline and weight when strength training). Thanks for the ideas. emoticon
HYATTI1 4/2/2014 1:43:00 PM

MARYELA 4/2/2014 1:41:00 PM

    this is great
VAINVT 4/2/2014 10:36:00 AM

    I agree. It is astonishing what a difference small changes can make.
SJKENT1 4/2/2014 8:53:00 AM

    great idea
LOVINGKATE 4/2/2014 8:52:00 AM

    I so agree. Thanks so much for sharing. emoticon
PYNETREE 4/2/2014 8:14:00 AM

    This is a good reminder to just kick it up a notch, Thanks!
YASMINSHORTER 9/9/2010 4:32:00 PM

    This is so true! I agree 100%
It's also a great way to get back on track if you happen to fall by the wayside!

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