Figure skating, I use ellipticals, trampolines, and treadmills. I refuse to sit still for a full hour and make a point to get up and walk on my treadmill or use my elliptical if I can't make it to the rink. My $30 trampoline also gets a workout if I'm bored with the machines.
I work from home and am taking college courses & know sitting down can drag you down. Several times daily I stand up at the bartop in the kitchen while working so my rear doesn't go numb or take on a square shape
I'm a triathlete, so run, bike, and swim quite a bit. I don't think most people need to do all of that though Even 20 minutes of weights and some walking a few times a week is great for staying in shape - plus no need to feel bad about sitting and writing the rest of the day!
If you're wanting to get into running/endurance sports, the Couch to 5k program from coolrunnings is a great way to get started and helps someone go from very little activity ("the couch") to running a 5k in 8-10 weeks.
I walk and garden as much as I can w/ limitations. I find that Pilates and pool aerobics help keep me flexible while strenghtening my core. This takes the burden off of my weak hip joint which is still growing into my new prosthesis.
I love spin classes, so much so that I became a certified spin instructor 3 years ago and now teach the classes. I also do a bit of running, weights and have recently fallen in love with yoga. It's important to make exercise a part of your lifestyle and find something that you enjoy.
Ive got a 9month old daughter, its hard for me to find time for me to tone up my body, between running a house hold during the day and working at night and not getting much sleep at all, ive been doing my best to loose...
What are some non-traditional or incidental things I could do that would count as "exercise"?I hate exercise, but obviously it's necessary. What are some non-traditional or incidental things I could do that...