What is your exercise routine?

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  1. sumitparihar profile image38
    sumitpariharposted 12 years ago

    I love doing exercises.I practice yoga,meditaion and many more
    exercises. I like walking,rope skipping,cycling,dancing.I used to change my routine so that i might not get bored.
    what do u do?just want to share so that may be i'll something new..

    1. waynet profile image67
      waynetposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Getting out of bed is my exercise usually....

      I've just started to do weights, because the reasoning I have is that all this whale fat and blubber I have acquired could be turned into solid muscle with a little controlled effort.

      I now run to the takeaway at the top of my street which is only 3 minutes away.

      I try and spin a donut like a hula hoop too, although it usually falls to bits!

    2. profile image0
      wendy87posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      My day start with 2km walk after that yoga in my garden for 1/2 hour.then in the evening i goes to gym for about 1-2 hours .i think this makes my cheeks more reddish....:-D

    3. David 470 profile image81
      David 470posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I weightlift been mostly chest/bieps exercises. My legs are garbage compared to my upper body. (have not worked legs because of lack of equipment, and motivation for lower body)

      Lately :
      Bench press
      alternating bicep curls
      Incline Bench press
      shoulder press (need to work on)

      Wish I could workout legs, but don't have room to add a leg extension to my Olympic Bench press..  sad

      1. Mrs. J. B. profile image61
        Mrs. J. B.posted 12 years agoin reply to this

        I am so so so lazy compared to you.........

    4. profile image0
      fit2dayposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I don't have as much of a routine as I did a year ago, which was lifting and running 5 days a week. I have really gotten into creative ways to workout lately. I just started TRX training a week ago and some of the exercises I've tried with it are extremely intense.
      Overall I love fitness enough to where I used to skip classes to go to the gym and in the end don't regret doing so one bit.

    5. solar10 profile image61
      solar10posted 12 years agoin reply to this


    6. profile image0
      CollBposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Walking, stretches, jogging, cycling (when I get my bike fixed).

      Walking is my most regular exercise and then jogging as I do a mini marathon which I now can do with my eyes shut haha.

      Stretches are what I try to do daily.

  2. Lady_E profile image64
    Lady_Eposted 12 years ago

    Mine is watching people actually doing the exercise on DVD.  I burn calories simply by looking at them...

    1. Lisa HW profile image59
      Lisa HWposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I'd take it a step beyond you:  Mine is thinking about the fitness DVD that's been sitting in my DVD player for a month now.   lol

      In my own defense, I have a good excuse.  Getting back from a nasty, complicated, leg injury and kind of nervous about doing anything to cause a set-back.  I had been walking five out of seven days a week, and then I added the DVD workouts as a way of having a more complete workout.  I haven't felt good getting pretty much no exercise at all, so last month I finally felt brave enough to take The Big Step of putting the fitness DVD in my machine.  lol  Oh - I did look at it for about fifteen minutes one night.  lol   One of these days I fully expect to get out of my chair and do something other than THINK  about the DVDs.   lol

  3. heart4theword profile image60
    heart4thewordposted 12 years ago

    Yes, I keep saying I need to start exercising?  Have to team up with a walking partner, to be accountable..to get into a routine.  This question stings a little:)

  4. know one profile image60
    know oneposted 12 years ago

    Monday - weights with trainer
    Tuesday - walk 7 kms
    Wednesday - boxing with trainer
    Thurs - cycle at gym or nothing
    Fri - kicking/punching session on boxing bag or nothing
    Saturday - kicking/punching session on boxing bag
    Sunday morning - mountain hike

    I like being fit and active smile

  5. detectivejd profile image58
    detectivejdposted 12 years ago

    Get up, stretch then back to the comp...I'm working my fingers out.

  6. Brent Hale profile image60
    Brent Haleposted 12 years ago

    Herschel Walker is my fitness idol, so I try and do a ton of body weight exercises like: push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups, chair dips, one-legged squats, etc. Also, I jump rope for cardio.

    I call this the lazy way to get in very good shape, because you never have to leave your house. big_smile

  7. AvivaModel profile image60
    AvivaModelposted 12 years ago

    I use the elliptical trainer, do chin-ups, run on the treadmill or outside, use the nordic track, and sometimes lift weights.

  8. stacebird profile image60
    stacebirdposted 12 years ago

    I try to do around an hour a day.

    Here's an idea of my week:
    Mon- swim laps
    Tues- weight train 1/2hr and cardio 1/2hr (elliptical or stairstep)
    Weds- swim laps
    Thurs- same as tues OR meet my dad for raquetball
    Fri- 1hr cardio
    Sat- Zumba or bootcamp class at the gym
    Sun- 2hrs of pickup basketball

    When the summer comes I'll incorporate cycling. I use to run primarily but at the ripe ol' age of 27 I'm already hearing crackling when I bend my knees!

    1. Mrs. J. B. profile image61
      Mrs. J. B.posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Well since I do not do anything you could swim a few more laps just so I think I exercised... LOL

  9. profile image54
    Micunterposted 12 years ago

    My exercise routine is very simple, and my fitness expert is "African Mango" here it is ++  http://micunter.amplify.com/2011/02/22/african-mango/

  10. Mrs. J. B. profile image61
    Mrs. J. B.posted 12 years ago

    Enjoying Life is my exercise routine

  11. TheSenior profile image61
    TheSeniorposted 12 years ago

    My exercise routine is in the gym 3 times a week doing progressive weight training and walking.

    See my latest hub 'to be a healthy fit strong senior citizen'.

  12. adamz513 profile image58
    adamz513posted 12 years ago

    variety of push ups, leg raises, crunches, twists, turns, squats. all 25 each. every other day. then stretch and play basketball every day.

  13. Woman Of Courage profile image60
    Woman Of Courageposted 12 years ago

    My exercise routine is weight training and crunches afterwards. I do cardios on alternate days.

  14. TomC35 profile image61
    TomC35posted 12 years ago

    Wake up, lift my **** to pee.
    Drink Mountain Dew and eat some donuts.
    Walk to car to drive to work.
    Routine done!

  15. patsposts profile image61
    patspostsposted 12 years ago

    30 minutes on the exercise bike everyday.

  16. camlo profile image85
    camloposted 12 years ago

    I was at the pool this morning at 7:30 and swam several lengths.
    Okay, I admit, this new routine isn't by choice, and is only a once every two week thing.

  17. American_Choices profile image74
    American_Choicesposted 12 years ago

    Daily - lunges and sit-ups - and swimming in the pool as often as I can.  I just purchased swim fins - add in a fitness tool and I am a speed demon in the pool!  Watch me rip through the water!  Great cardio - great for the legs.  My upper body is already tone from the weights - need the cardio - love the cardio workout in the swimming pool!

  18. xoxTamurílxox profile image60
    xoxTamurílxoxposted 12 years ago

    I do an hour and a half at the gym, 5 days a week, usually 35 minutes on the bike, 20 on the treadmill and 20 on the cross trainer... Then my gyms got this wierd 'Power Plate' thing, and I do ten minutes on that as both a toning/stretching session. I've been told weights are good for you... but I pulled my back last time I tried (on 20kg) so I haven't done it since tongue

  19. Shaving for Men profile image61
    Shaving for Menposted 12 years ago

    30 mins a day - alternating between say a 2 mile run on one day, and basic military workout exercises on another day (press-ups, sit-ups) all bodyweight exercises so no need for equipment.
    That way there is REALLY NO excuse - it only takes 20- 30 mins, it can be done anywhere, and requires no equipment.

  20. profile image56
    workout routinesposted 12 years ago

    You may like to try kettlebells. I have evaluated most types of exercise equipment (e.g. dumbbells, Twiststick, BOSU, gym equipment) and these offer the most intense and effective workout routines I have ever experienced. Be warned though that to be REALLY effective you need to use heavy ones and swinging these about can be alarming if you are feeling a little tired! However I only need to train twice a week for 1.5 hours and I can keep in very good shape without too much effort.

  21. tomashuhart75 profile image59
    tomashuhart75posted 12 years ago

    As of right now I am prepping for some endurance events for the summer, so my lifting routine is primarily low volume utilizing only the main lifts.  I follow Jim Wendler's 5/3/1 program.  It is absolutely a genius workout for maximizing strength gains for intermediate and expert level lifters and well worth the read.  I run 4 times a week.  the intensity of the runs decrease throughout the week but increase in length.  The last running day of the week is my longest and I usually go for distance around 10 miles or more.

  22. healthyfitfamily profile image59
    healthyfitfamilyposted 12 years ago

    I love running. Some people think it is so tedious, but I think there is no better serenity. I like to lift weights as well.

    1. tomashuhart75 profile image59
      tomashuhart75posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I agree.  very few things can match the rush of a good endorphin high

  23. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 12 years ago

    I walk briskly for 60 to 90 minutes every morning. Then at night I do another 60 minutes of yoga. During the day I love to garden, bike, and paddle and other stuff depending upon the weather. Sometimes it's just walk around a museum for an hour in the afternoon.

  24. prettydarkhorse profile image56
    prettydarkhorseposted 12 years ago

    I jut walk and take care of my baby outside the park - it is just near here. She runs around so, I have to also run with her, not everyday though, every other day, cos I also work. I guess I don't need lots of exercise, but at least we need to move, move and move some more. That is my exercise. I also bike every Sunday pm.

  25. ma45frost profile image70
    ma45frostposted 12 years ago

    I run on the treadmill and sometimes do resistance training.  These activities help me get back in shape.

  26. DondaJewel profile image58
    DondaJewelposted 12 years ago

    Zumba of course!!

  27. mega1 profile image68
    mega1posted 12 years ago

    I'm on my feet alot, but unfortunately that is when I am in the kitchen cooking and tasting and eating - I also walk at grocery store - usually typing these posts is about as strenuous as it gets most of the time.  Hmmmm.  . .  I guess I need to work on my exercise routine.  Chewing my food doesn't burn nearly enough calories! big_smile

  28. Princessa profile image82
    Princessaposted 12 years ago

    I started to do Pilates three times a week (one hour one-to-one class) about a month ago.

  29. Cheeky Girl profile image66
    Cheeky Girlposted 12 years ago

    I do walking, jogging, swim once a week, gym three times a week. Play tennis, maybe dancing some weekends. I don't like hanging around at home much, I like to get out - get some fresh air. Music makes me wanna dance. Get some good tunes, might help! LOL!

  30. rebekahELLE profile image85
    rebekahELLEposted 12 years ago

    It varies, but always a daily 20 minute walk with the dog, sometimes 2 walks.

    -half hour treadmill (it's on the patio, so it's a nice view)
    -stability ball workout 3x a wk. which includes light weights.
    -daily swimming during pool season which is almost here, the water is still too chilly but the air temperature is warm enough.

    -sometimes yoga, if I'm not in the mood for the ball, I go through phases.

  31. mega1 profile image68
    mega1posted 12 years ago

    it seems that I've seen Zumba workouts listed on the TV (Directv) schedule here in the Bay Area - does anyone know where and when on TV I can find Zumba workouts?  I can't find a list online for this area.

  32. NickBirch profile image60
    NickBirchposted 12 years ago

    Currently working out 3 times a week doing full body workouts smile changing up over the next 12 weeks every 3 weeks ill change so 3 full body 2 2day split then 3 day split then 4 day split to finish off smile big Mass gain drill while on an intermitten fasting diet to stay lean


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