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  1. Health and beauty
    Can someone shed some light on this. I don't understand. For the last 3 weeks I've been working out again. Always in the past it is a sleep aid. I'm not sure what is going on here?? I work out anywhere from 4pm and 6pm so it's not really late. I have read working out later at night can keep a...
  2. Health challenges
    so i joined a 'new' (for me) exercise/food journal online a few weeks ago. now, i dont use the scale we have (personal preference) except maybe once every few months. so i don't know how much weight has actually been lost. BUT... for the past 3 weeks i've exercised 5 days a week minimum, have...
  3. Health and beauty
    Forget expensive equipment or visits to the gym - here are some handy substitutes. Use the three minutes whilst cleaning your teeth for thigh squats to help tone upper legs and bottom. Stand with feet hip-width apart, bend your knees and slowly lower your body down as if you were going to sit...
  4. Health and beauty
    I would love to find some exercises that can be done while you are sitting at your desk. I am at my desk all day long and in the car another 2 hours each day. Anyone have any suggestions? TIA
  5. Health and beauty
    How many of you out there exercise either with your hubby/bf/other half - or - with a friend (or two... or more)?? Recently, with my bf's not so healthy condition we've decided to exercise together... alone. *giggle* I know that doesnt make sense... especially with this topic... but... he uses...
  6. Health and beauty
    What are you going to do? I would like to go for a walk with the dog. I cleaned the downstairs again the other night and will be working out on the machines down there more regularly. My goal is to shrink the thighs--then I'll be a happy camper!! C'mon, let's move a little bit today!
  7. Health challenges
    So far I am starting out well. I have been to the gym twice this week. Monday and today (Wednesday). I did both cardio work out and lifted weights/exercise machines. Now I just have to stick with it. Anyone else?
  8. Health and beauty
    This was in today's Dollar Stretcher email. ***I love reason #1 and am thinking of paying myself too! My Story: Exercising at Home contributed by J of MA Top 10 reasons to exercise at home Number 10: Getting outside activity is healthy. (After writing out checks for bills, I needed to go to...
  9. Health and beauty
    Happy New Year everyone! Here is your reminder to start TODAY! Go get that glass of water Plan your meals Plan your exercise for the day Journal what you eat----if you BITE it, WRITE it...studies have shown that people who lose weight successfully are those that kept a food journal Cut out that...
  10. Health and beauty
    Ladies, I have arthritis in most of my joints. It is difficult for me to stand or walk or even do my cleaning for any length of time. I have to do it in short bursts. I have never really exercised before and I guess what I need is something low impact to get me started. I do have a medication...
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