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Chewing gum during a hard cardio session helps me stay focused! Give it a try, if you don't already. Also, keeps your jaw/neck muscles engaged throughout exercising! Not too shabby!

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  • As long as the gum is sugarless. :-) I use sugarless gum when I feel drowsy while I'm driving. It helps me stay focused behind the wheel. - by DENISEFULLER
  • Love it! I chew it because it keeps my mouth moist and I feel I breathe better. - by MAMATOBI

  • I'll try it - by LTMURPHY7
  • WHILE CHEWING TRY TO SIP IN A LEAST A GLASS OR TWO OF WATER IT WILL HELP CURB THE URGE TO SNACK AFTERWARDS1 - by FLOWERS43
  • I have never heard of doing that I will give it a try. Really is a great idea thanks for the idea. - by MBITNER1
  • What a great idea. I also like the comment about chewing while driving to stay alert. Until now, when I drive 50 miles home very late at night I've been munching low fat crackers or other snack and drinking water to keep me awake. I will definitely try the gum idea. - by JOYFULMN
  • I'll have to try this! Thanks for sharing! - by MICHELELYNN777
  • Helps to keep my mouth moist too and ward off unpleasant dry taste. - by LOGOULD
  • I'm afraid I might bite my tongue! - by LEANMEAN2
  • What a good idea, helps with moisture and burns calories and keeps my mouth busy! - by LDYFXSTS
  • I am not sure if i would do this when I am working out but I certainly like to have a piece of gum when I go for a walk. - by LYNCHD05
  • I would be careful not to choke - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • I chew gum 16/7. Helps keep my appetite at bay as well as working out my chin and keeps my mouth moist during my workouts. - by MRUNGE54
  • emoticon - by LAINYC
  • Thanks I will try it emoticon - by DEANLAWANDA
  • i'll try this, i love gum - by SLBLAND1
  • That sounds like a good idea, but I have a habit of swallowing the gum, so don't know if it would work for me, but I'm going to give it a try. Thanks. emoticon - by BESCATS
  • I actually chew gum when I am running, it helps keep my mouth from going dry! - by LADYVALK
  • Thanks for the tip - by CMORISAK
  • Thanks for the tip, I will try this today. - by REDROSEMARIE
  • I also chew gum, but I do it because it helps with my thirst during a work out. Donna - by DGFOWLER
  • HEEEYBOOBOO
    I totally agree with this! Especially when I run b/c I get cotton mouth! - by HEEEYBOOBOO
  • ANDIEZ7
    this is perfect for me, I'm a chronic gum chewer. emoticon - by ANDIEZ7
  • I do this too. It also helps keep my mouth or throat from getting dry until my next sip of water. I do a lot of deep breathing when I exercise. - by JLTURNER4400
  • I really like the idea, but I'd be concerned that I wouldn't breath properly. Do you ever have that problem? - by LADYZOE81
  • I thought I was the only one!!!!
    emoticon - by COUNTRYNINJA

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