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Driving And Doing Abdominal Exercises (at The Same Time)



When I'm at a red light, I will hold in (contract) my abdominal muscles while breathing normally. After several lights, you really feel like you got in mini-ab work-out. I live 30 minutes from work, so that's a lot of crunching!

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No equipment needed, well, maybe just your tummy! emoticon

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  • I'm going to try this - also while computing and watching TV. I'll put up a sign that says "crunch" to remind me. emoticon - by CANOGAPARKGAL
    Try kegels too. - by BOBINVA
  • I do this , kegels and leg exercises while driving, especially on the highway where my cruise control is on. This is awesome! Then, when I get to work, I can do 12-14 wall push ups in the elevator going up and again going down, every time I use the elevator. A little extra exercise every day can't hurt! Thanks for posting! emoticon - by MI-ELLKAYBEE
  • Great idea! i also do this when I am walking. Our mailboxes are spaced out and grouped together. When I reach the first one I hold in my abs and keep then in until the next one, then let go. This gives me an ab workout along with my walk. - by LYNCHD05
  • don't forget to throw in some kegel exercise and butt crunches - by ROTTLADY
  • I do this because it's a part of my belly dancing warm up. I do fast contracting of my abdominal muscles and slow. I just love working the abs. - by FITWITHIN
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    Oxycise has a whole workout that can be done while driving. Check out - by MAMAW6
  • I'll have to try this. emoticon - by CINDYBEL
  • Does it work? - by DENISEFULLER
  • Great tip! - by LSIG14
  • I'll have to try that tomorrow on my way to work! - by CMCAMARRA

  • Thanks--good ideas - by LTMURPHY7
  • emoticon - by LAINYC
  • What a great idea!! I spend about 3-4 hours per day driving stopping at lights and homes for inspections. I can do this great idea each and every time I stop too!! Thanks!!! - by MOMSUE1
  • it DOES work!!! after a month, you will find you have flatter tummy. emoticon - by TAYGRL
  • This is a very good idea to do just about anywhere! Fantastic. - by YICHE12
  • Terrific idea!!! - by WENDENANNIE
  • Great idea ... not many ways to get active while commuting and you found a way to make it worthwhile!! - by EARTH420
    Good Idea!! emoticon - by LVMAMAW
  • What a neat idea! I'll give it a try while driving to school today. :) - by AIRLINN
  • Great Idea. I am constantly driving so this will come in handy! - by JLPARKHURST
  • I like this too! I'll have to give it a try. - by KMICHA
  • Will try it while driving today. Thanks - by LIZAPO
    Great idea! - by LALELIS

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