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Parking Far From The Door

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When I drive to work or a store I find one of the furthest parking spots from the door and then I feel it adds steps and walking to my day. Also using stairs instead of escalators or elevators adds extra steps.

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When everyone else takes the escalator I run the stairs and beat them to our destination:)
- Submitted by KIMDONN 4/17/2010 in Exercise | 4 Comments
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DEVORA4 4/30/2010 12:37:00 PM

    me too
TRESA7 1/19/2013 5:15:00 PM

    I just added a tip called, "Add extra steps." It includes both of your ideas and it explains how it helps me. Will you check it out?
LEE907 4/30/2010 12:18:00 PM

    Hi, I do exactly what U do, especially a bad weather day. I go to the mal & I park at the back entrance of Macy's, & walk to the other end of the mall. In the course of the time spent there, I walk over 10,000 steps. I take the stairs, never use the elevator. I speed walk, & wear my wrist weights, & make sure I wear something /w/ pockets, so I can hold my keys & money. I want my hands free, so I can benefit from my workout. There are water fountains all over the place, so I'm set. This is my favorite place to be on a nasty weather day.
I do this mainly on rainy days.
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FRAN0426 4/18/2010 12:34:00 AM

    I also part farther away from store enterance to get more steps

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