Sometimes when I need to go into another room, I'll do "walking lunges" to get there, or other times, I'll just do a few circuits of them around the house if I'm waiting for dinner to cook or something. Its a little thing (and you might feel silly at first) but its definitely a lot more difficult than just walking around the house or to the other room - it gets the heart rate up and tones the muscles at the same time!
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A person at my fitness club was doing walking lunges on the treadmill. She was in great shape with really toned legs. I asked what else she does for exercise. She stretches, rides her bicycle intermittently, she replied that the walking lunges on the treadmill made a huge difference. You can hold on to the cardio grip or side rails, speed is at .8 - .10.Stated she does 1000 lunges a week!!!OMG. I started Sunday, and did 35 lunges followed by 1 minute of walking for 10 min. Yikes.will update.
Sunday,Thursday and Saturday did the walking lunges. My soreness is almost gone, but feel stronger. Have to have good knees to do this.Will commit to this min.of 2xweek.
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