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I get some of my favorite tv shows (Friends, Sex and the City, Bones, etc.) on DVD (usually from Netflix) and ONLY allow myself to watch an episode if I'm working out! Plus, it helps the 45 minutes to an hour go very fast! emoticon

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  • Reading something from Dr. Oz I think it was......he never watches a TV show unless he either exercises at the same time OR exercises the same amt of time he watches TV, say 1/2 hr or so & I've tried to do the same thing. When I used to watch The Biggest Loser (I rarely watch TV any more), I'd lift weights right along with the people on TV.
    emoticon idea to reinforce! emoticon - by GINGERVISTA
  • glad you enjoy it..doing double duty with things you like is always a plus.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • this is a very helpful tip thank you.. i'll be doing the same from now on,i'm sure the time must fly by this will be great with my mini trampoline! - by LUCY419
  • That makes a lot of sense to me, thanks for the motivating tip! - by CJLOVELY1
  • Thanks - by LEANMEAN2
  • I do the same thing!! I love it... plus you get to watch the shows without commercials. - by MITCHDY
    wonderful idea - by SCOTLA
  • Wow this was fast to come back around to me...but once again way to go.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • emoticon - by CMORISAK
    This is how I get myself to exercise some days too. - by EPATTEN79
  • That's what my DVR is for - by DJHUMPHREY
  • I do the same thing with news
    I can listen and not need to watch while taking my trmill out for a run or just hooping for a session!!! - by CHERYLSBUTT
    Wonderful idea. emoticon emoticon

    emoticon - by HIGHNOON
  • sounds like a good idea emoticon - by ILOVEJIM851991
  • I do this with taped shows or on demand shows. i just pick up where I left of the day before. - by SUCCESS68
    Great ideas from everyone. Thanks for sharing. emoticon - by DEARTOMYHEART
  • Just caught up on the Mad Men series, when I watch the next season, this will be my rule! - by GALINAZ
  • I also do this, but I watch the shows on my iPhone at the gym. I'm currently watching season 6 of The Biggest Loser and it is very motivating to watch while working out. I only allow myself to watch it while working out and sometimes I'm dying to know what happens next, so that inspires me to go work out! - by JULIENMM
  • Good Idea I will give it a try. - by 4THELOVEOFDOLLS
  • Good idea, I will try this to help the time go by faster. - by BAPSANN
  • emoticon this was a great idea. - by INGMARIE
  • Good idea! Time flies when you are watching something interesting. emoticon - by GARDENSFORLIFE
  • good for you! I do the same thing. I always almost workout during my Netflix viewing. I get my workout in, am entertained at the same time and I am spending qualaity time with DH as well. - by HAPPYMOM8

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