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Strength Training While Watching Tv



I have several little items that come in handy during commercials, or even during slow parts of a show...Thighmaster, jog trampoline, free weights, stability ball, WALL and FLOOR. Working in a bit of strength training isn't too hard! emoticon

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  • I am similar in my approach
    I squeeze in jumping jacks, squats or anything I can count out and be finished in hubby thinks I am nuts!!! - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • I've got to get creative - by MOCACHOC
  • Good for you way to go. - by HYATTI1
  • Thanks - by LEANMEAN2
  • I just made a goal of at least 10,000 steps every day. I am sometimes finishing them up while watching TV. Thanks for other ideas! - by DWSCHUYLER
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    emoticon Thanks for such great tips. I will do just that. - by LOVINGKATE
    This sounds like a great idea. - by VAINVT
  • Good one. Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
    Its awesome to learn little exercises to incorporate into our days...keep sharing all! emoticon
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    I'm going to try this sounds like I can easily incorporate 10 minutes of strength training. Even longer for those TV moments where I sit over 30 minutes. NOT OFTEN but like when I watch a movie on the weekends with my kids. - by FABISERVANTES83
    I haven't tried strength training while watching tv, but have been riding my recumbent bike while watching episodes of The Walking Dead. Boy does that really help the step count on my Spark Tracker! For shorter sessions I watch shorts from Rifftrax while riding. It helps my mood as well as my physical health! - by PUGGLEMONKEY
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • Thanks for sharing your great ideas. But right now I cannot do any exercises because I am recovering from surgery I had on Monday. - by AMBER461
  • I've never strength trained during commercials. I do cardio sometimes. - by CECELW
  • great idea - by SJKENT1
    Great idea. I need to try this. Thanks for sharing. emoticon emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • That's a lot of keep sitting around the TV. I can not get up and down a wall or on the floor, but some of it might help me along. Thanks for the tip.

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  • good idea...think I'll try some free weights..thanks for the tip! - by BABYBARNEY
  • emoticon - by DELLMEL
    Watching TV is my time to do little exercises, too. Mostly isometric for me, but it all counts. - by VAINVT
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  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • Great Idea! Thanks for sharing! - by BSCOTT58
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    All are good items to have on hand - by BANNERMAN
  • Those are all great ideas. - by CREECE1
  • I think we should all try your helpful ideas and stop being a "couch potato!" Thanks for sharing. Very creative. emoticon - by J2740LOU
    Good idea! emoticon - by WENDIGAYLE
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    That is a great idea!! - by SUSANS706
  • I think we all know we should do some form of exercise while we watch TV, it is a matter of what to do. I think I will start to do some stretching exercises. Thanks for the motivation. emoticon - by SANDYCRANE
  • this is a great time to do floor exercises. You can do these without missing anything on tv! - by ARDILYA
  • Used to ALWAYS do weights while watching The Biggest Loser. Now I rarely watch any TV, but it's a emoticon idea! - by GINGERVISTA
  • Tuesday nights are my TV nights. I lift my free weights while watching NCIS and NCIS LA.

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  • Great ideas! emoticon - by TRISTAROSE
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  • Very helpful. Thank you. - by KALIOPPE
  • great idea! - by RAYLINSTEPHENS
    arm exercise while t.v. - by TITFANY
  • That is a great idea. I need to do that do. Thanks for the tip! - by ROOTIHAUSMAN

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