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Make The Most Out Of Going To The Grocery.


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I have begun to wear my walking shoes when I go to the store. I find that then I am more likely to take the long way around the store or walk the aisle even if I don't need anything. Last night I ended up walking for a good hour while doing my shopping. Fitness minutes....CHECK!

- Submitted by MRSSKI888 11/11/2010 in Exercise | 17 Comments
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LEANMEAN2 3/21/2014 6:16:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
AMBER461 3/18/2014 8:38:00 PM

    I park my car a great distance from the grocery store and walk too and back. My grandchildren when they are here quarrel. Thanks for sharing.
LADEEBIKER1 3/16/2014 10:41:00 PM

    I never thought of walking to the store until reading your comment. This has definitely sparked me to walk to the grocery store that is around the corner. I always drive but I will purchase a cart and use it at least one day a week. May be twice a week after I get going.
SJKENT1 3/10/2014 10:53:00 PM

    great idea
CECELW 3/10/2014 9:07:00 PM

    store shopping like that is popular. Burns a lot of calories for sure!
DEB2013 3/10/2014 7:34:00 PM

    I also wear walking shoes and where my pedometer. Love it
BANNERMAN 3/10/2014 7:03:00 PM

    Thanks for sharing.
PROPMAN1 3/10/2014 3:38:00 PM

    I usually park as far away as i safely can to get in some extra steps. Walking up & down each aisle(even if you don't want anything on that aisle) helps too.
JERICHO1991 3/10/2014 3:04:00 PM

    I try to park as far away in the parking lot as possible, to get extra steps in.
DELLMEL 3/10/2014 12:50:00 PM

    I take my time walking in the store as well. Going up and down.
HYATTI1 3/10/2014 12:06:00 PM

LOVINGKATE 3/10/2014 10:33:00 AM

    Great idea!! Thanks so much for sharing.
VAINVT 3/10/2014 8:54:00 AM

    Good idea. I love exercise ideas that fit naturally into my life. For instance, I prefer to walk to an event rather than take a walk around the neighborhood.
PYNETREE 3/10/2014 8:25:00 AM

    That is what I used to do...
But, now just being able to go in the store, shop, and check-out is sometimes more than I can do. emoticon
RAESUN54 3/10/2014 8:03:00 AM

    I end up doing the same thing, it is one of the ways I get my walking done.

SUNSET09 3/10/2014 12:54:00 AM

    I've done this a few times, mainly, making sure I haven't missed anything or to see some new sights or new locations. you know, the grocery stores tend to move products every now and again! emoticon for sharing!
RUNNINGWILD 8/30/2013 11:56:00 PM

    I live about a mile from my grocery store. When I know it's not going to be a big haul, I take my toddler in her stroller and walk it and then I get a two mile(ish) walk. Feels great knowing I accomplished more than just shopping. :)

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