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Inefficiency Is A Good Thing!



When I do laundry, I make multiple trips to and from the laundry room. It increases my walking steps that I take throughout the day. Also, parking farther away from a store seems inefficient but it helps to increase steps. Plus, taking the cart back to the store takes time but increases my steps.

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  • good idea - by SEANSMOM31
  • I do the same thing...I'll do all of my laundry (bedding, sheets, towels, and everything I can wait to wash) every three weeks or so, and carrying those heavy laundry baskets up and down three flights of stairs is GREAT exercise! - by FRENCHIFAL
  • I do the same thing! :) - by STINASTEW
  • I am always looking for ways to get a few extra steps in each day.I do the laundry thing and take items upstairs one at a time andtowels to the linin closted the same way. And at work when it is possible I leave the cart with stock that needs to put away by my counter and take just a few things at a time and when I can get away with it I take the garbage out to the compressor which is way out to the back of the store and takes a few extra minutes and adds a lot of extra steps throughout my shift, or I offer to take returns back to each department and that giuves me a chance to walk around the store several times. I can't understand people driving around and around either just to get a few steps closer to the door..unless of course it is nasty out, then I'd do the same thing...LOL - by JEANORMALLY
  • I try to park further away whenever possible. It is a "cheap" way to get some exercise. I have to admit that if I see a really good spot right next to a large store, I will probably grab it, especially if the weather is bad. But I don't understand people who spend a lot of time circling the lot just to get a few steps closer!! - by JERSEYGIRL24

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