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I don't always find time for a defined workout, but I do a lot of gardening, so I try to make that into a mini workout, I do a lot of bending and lifting and stretching and try to maximize those movements to get a benefit. If one works at it you can really work up a sweat!

Lifting bags of mulch is a great muscle builder.
Pulling weeds gives a much needed tummy tightener if you bend just right and pull in those abdominals while doing it.
Even watering can become a great workout if you stretch and reach while holding the hose.
- Submitted by FROSTY99 4/12/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments
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ELEPHANTGIRL75 8/1/2010 8:10:00 PM

    They even have it on the fitness tracker and I always count it if I'm pulling weeds and digging (I have a fairly large veggie patch that I can't seem to stop weeds growing in). We have also been digging a bed in the back of our yard and it's really hard work!
FIERCE_FABULOUS 4/13/2010 7:35:00 PM

    I love to garden. I worked on my flower beds in the front yard yesterday, and can't wait to get my vegetable garden started!!
_TRIXIE_ 4/13/2010 5:27:00 PM

    I prefer to garden outdoors.
As opposed to indoor herb pots or something like that.
ABETTERCHERYL 4/13/2010 5:23:00 PM

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks gardening is a great, fun workout... I work up a sweat every time! My boyfriend has actually turned me into a gardener for life. Love it.

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