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Slide Around In Your Socks




I recently heard that sliding around hard floors in your socks for 10 minutes burns around 150 calories. And it's fun, too!

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  • LOL! Makes me think of Tom Cruise sliding around in his socks and underware. - by PUDLECRAZY
  • No wonder my little one can stay so small; she does this EVERY day emoticon - by TEDDIEBEAR55
  • I've been wishing that I had hard wood floors for a while. Now it's even more so.
    I wish I could get rid of the carpeting. - by LEANMEAN2
  • Have hard wood floors. going to do it with my granddaughter. - by DELLMEL
  • I never thought of that!! How fun. I haven't done this since my kids were little. I would love to do that again. Even if I am in my 50's. It's fun - by CECELW
    LOL great tip,thanks. - by LTWORIDE
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • Plan on trying this - sounds fun! - by SWAN47
  • Sound like fun, thanks for sharing. - by AMBER461
  • always luv sliding in socks emoticon - by MARYELA
  • always luv sliding in socks emoticon - by MARYELA
  • Sounds like that would be fun except I don't have wood floors. emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • CED4511
    This is good fun for almost everyone. I don't know if I agree with the 150 calories in 10 minutes though. emoticon - by CED4511
  • Thanks for sharing! This reminded me of when I was a kid and could not skate. I had hardwood floors in my bedroom and I would "skate" around in my socks. It is great exercise. You can twirl and everything too. lol - by JEN076
  • This is great fun - but as you age, you really need to be careful of falls. Do it safely and have fun! - by LSIG14
  • yes I love to do this. Been doing it since I was a kid. - by DEB2013
  • RAESUN54
    emoticon sounds like fun. Too bad I don't have the right kind of floors. I remember doing this as a child. We can still have fun as adults.

    emoticon - by RAESUN54
  • As a child, my one daughter - now grown - used to do this all the time!

    Reading this, I see I should have joined her!

    Slip, sliding away! - by PYNETREE
  • I love doing this and now with the Olympics, it is even more fun, as I speed skate and ski, in the living room! - by CVRONEK
    There was a British comedy in the 60's where the lead character, Clara, does this to happily clean her floors. So, there are two benefits! - by VAINVT
  • I do this all the time. I didn't realize the wonderful benefits - by DJHUMPHREY
    This is absolutely the best idea EVER!!!! - by ELKOWALSKI
  • My kids & I love to do this as a laugh. Never thought of it as exercise. - by RHMORTON
  • sounds like fun...but, at my age I worry about falling and breaking something ! - by DWYER1952
  • I use 2 wet cloths to spot mop my kitchen and bathroom. Similar consept. But not with socks. - by JSMIMI8
  • Loving this idea! emoticon - by SHELLA02
  • Too funny, it reminds me of my childhood ... - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • how do you count this? I ask because I have a piece of equipment I got ages ago. It is a long piece of plastic and has booties so you can slide side to side, but I just don't know how to count it...except by the quick activity tab which doesn't count calories! - by DARLENE474
  • I have hardwood floors so I will have to try this. - by CANDOIT54
  • I have hardwood floors so I will have to try this. - by CANDOIT54
  • Sounds fun, think I will try it! emoticon emoticon - by CAROL6X
    I do this a lot with my is fun, i have hard wood floors so it is all good! - by LUCKYTSA
  • good work out - by LOSER05
    emoticon - by MYSTERY-LADY1
  • LOL..I will definitly have to give this a whirl. My teenagers already think that I'm odd, wonder what they will think when they see me doing the sock slide? :) - by JAYLYNN3433
  • sounds fun....just might have to try it
    - by CMORISAK
  • That would be great if it worked. - by CAM2438
  • I love this I do this with the kids when we play around!!! - by MSCANDICE25
  • plus you shine the floors apply little wax maybe???? emoticon - by HONORINGGOD

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