Use an exercise ball to do crunches on during commercials. You can do different types of crunches during different commercials, then balance on the ball during your TV show. I can do at least four different sets during a typical show.
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I don't know about you, but I don't like TV commercials. so, i mute them. I figured out recently i can get about 20 minutes of exercise during 1 hour of TV shows. So, i do arm exercises, jumping jacks, crunches, etc during the commerical breaks and know that i am getting some more activity in my day.
My best friend who is a track and cross country runner told me about doing the Lying Abduction (or Adduction) exercise while you read. But you can do it while watching TV as well. I love doing this because then I feel more time-efficient!
Lying Abduction: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp?ID=149&from=fitness Lying Adduction: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp?ID=150&from=fitness
Circuit Training Change-Up - Keeping it interesting
I do circuit training type exercises a the gym, where I push myself for an allotted time or amount of reps, then quickly move on to the next, I rest at the end of the circuit & go again. I find different exercises in magazines, online, through other people at the gym & of course from Spark People. It keeps it fun & interesting & I'm in the best shape of my life 30
My favorite magazine to get exercise ideas out of is Woman's Health
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