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Active Couch Potato!



I keep a jump rope & a weighted hula hoop beside my couch. While watching TV I jump 50 to 100 reps ea. way & hoop for 60 sec. ea. way. I set a goal to complete this combination 3-5 times every 10-15 min. I feel refreshed and amazed at the number of calories I've burned by the end of a show!

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Besides the jump rope and hula hoop, I wear my heart rate monitor to measure calories burned. On my off days, when I'm not completing a full workout routine, I'll sometimes throw in some push ups, planks, squats and lunges.

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  • I've been doing jumping jacks during commercials. Can only do 1 minute at a time so far...Can't wait until I can make it through an entire break! - by NINERGAL63
  • I like to keep my weights in the tv room so when I am watching or bwt shows I can lift them. I also get up and just walk in place at commercials. - by XENA1956

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