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Effortless Exercise, Hit Your Stride



When I am walking or biking, after 34 minutes I hit my stride. I am into my zone and into whatever audio book or TV show I am watching. The time flies by and I have done an easy hour of exercise. I find a longer exercise session easier than several short ones.

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  • I do the same. If I'm outside walking, I listen to musicals. For me it's like watching a show in my mind. If I'm using my elliptical, I watch a movie or tv show that I don't allow myself to watch at another time. If I want to find out what's going to happen next, I have to get moving on the machine. - by KELLYPAQ
  • I also find this sto be true, but I don't think it takes me quite as long. Another athing to do when on the treadmill is to turn out the lights. I find it much easier if I can't watch the clock, and if the TV or music is going, I don't need light anyway. - by PEDAL-PUSHER
  • I'm working up to a longer session. I've gone from 10 minutes to 15 minutes to 30 minutes now. - by OKIEGIRL561
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  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • wish i could get into the zone! never try long enough maybe? - by LIBBYL1
  • Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
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  • I can understand that you are into audio books but how in the world do you watch a small screen tv program while walking?

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  • works for me that's why I start early in the morning - by ILOVEJIM851991
    Music does the same thing for me. - by TURNINGTABLES21
  • same with me when I am jogging. it takes me 20 minutes to get my rear in gear! - by PENNYPACKER3
  • emoticon First ten minutes are hard for me and then usually the last five - by GRAMMYMEL
  • I agree... this is the same for me. I love watching television while I'm on my treadmill, because before I know it... I've walked for an hour or more & not even realizing it! - by TXSASSY76
  • emoticon this is so true... - by LIN1111
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  • Agree! It takes me about 10 minutes to work the kinks out and then it's smooth sailing emoticon - by CHERIONE
  • I agree - by NWLIFESRC
  • I hit my stride after about 15 minutes so I 'warm-up' until my energy kicks in. I workout at a gym that has a movie theatre so there's a new movie everyday... It's great!! - by CONDZMOMOFJJQ
  • I know what you mean. I usually feel like the first 10 minutes on the recumbent bike are harder than the rest. Get past that and it does seem easier. - by SEWSPARKMEUP

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