30-Day Weight Loss Challenge

9 Easy Ways to Sneak in Exercise

Maintaining my feel great weight one carrot (and cupcake!) at a time

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Be a weekend warrior

It's easier to fit in a workout on the weekend, but not when your household tasks take over most of your free time. Instead of missing out on a workout, I turn these tasks into exercise.

For instance, I wash the car by hand rather than taking it to the car wash and I mow the lawn with a push mower instead of asking my husband to do it. These tasks sometimes take me more than an hour to complete, but I know I've gotten in some exercise for the day!

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