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Chores + Kitcken Timer = Sneaky Way To Get Exercise

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Sneak those pounds away - set your kitchen timer.....20 minutes, and hour....whatever time you have....and work like a whirlwind.....straightening, wiping, folding, vacuuming. The object is to not sit down and keep moving. When the timer goes off.....you have a cleaner place AND you did a mini work out. PLUS, setting the timer breaks both the chore and the exercise down to something that seems more manageable. Bonus!

- Submitted by PLUMBER430 3/20/2011 in Exercise | 6 Comments
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PLUMBER430 4/8/2011 6:52:00 AM

    Skinnyblonde65 - GREAT idea with the music. I do that many times as well. and Mssmday - If I count it, which I frequently forget to do, Under home activities in the Cardio there is a 'heavy cleaning.' I use 1/2 of the minutes because I don't thing this is really 'heavy'. Or I wear my ped and count it as steps.
45WENDY 3/26/2011 12:39:00 PM

    great idea. I can really work up a sweat hauling the vacuum cleaner up and down the stairs and mopping the floors.
SKINNYBLONDE65 3/22/2011 3:06:00 PM

    I love this idea!! I am not into cleaning and this will make it more fun! I will blast some upbeat music while I work!!
MRSMDAY 3/21/2011 4:52:00 PM

    What do you put it under when adding to fitness tracker? or do you add it at all?
FAR2PHAT 3/21/2011 4:25:00 PM

    I do kind of the same thing...set my timer for 15 minutes and RUN while cleaning...It's kind of fun.
LT1117 3/21/2011 11:45:00 AM

    This is a great idea I must try it over the weekend.

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