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Hi all. I love to exercise, but I'm looking for different ways to work it into my life. Team sports are getting harder to keep in my routine, and gyms bore me to tears. I'd like to try something new.

What do you do for exercise? Traditional exercise, hobbies, whatever gets you going-- please share!


Wed. Sep 24, 11:56am

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Swing Dance! I'm not very good, but boy does it get my heart racing!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:00 PM

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I love that idea, pp!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:08 PM

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I horseback ride 4-6 times a week. I'm not talking about trail rides, I'm talking about serious riding (fox hunting, cross-country, dressage). I have legs of steel. I love it, and I don't consider it exercise at all, but it helps keep me very fit.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:20 PM

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I take a Pole Dance class once a week. Most major cities have at least one dance studio that offers this. I have always had little to no upper body strength but since I've started taking the class 5 months ago, it've noticed a huge difference. Any dance class really would be good, you have fun, learn something new, and hardly notice you are getting a good burn until your pants are loose.
Faye

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:43 PM

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I like swimming with the Masters group.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 1:02 PM

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HULA HOOPING!

It's becoming more available in cities, and it's so much fun. I was a horrible hooper as a child, but I can use the weighted hoop for an hour or two. And man do I feel it! :)

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 2:36 PM

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weighted hula hoop

I bought a weighted hoop but got horrible bruises all over my waist!! Do you wear major padding?? I thought it was a great idea and I'd still like to use my super expensive hula hoop. Any suggestions?

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 11:11 PM

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hooper here (I was the first hoop poster)... you might bruise for the first week or so. I still bruise when I learn a new trick, but for the most part, my abs don't bruise at all anymore. My 'weighted' hoop is only a couple pounds; however. I know there are some out that are 4+ pounds, and that may make a difference. The place I hoop doesn't recommend that heavy as we do 'off-body' tricks and dance moves and it's hard to neck-hoop with 4 pounds. :) I don't wear padding, although occasionally afterwards I need a bandaid to avoid irritating a blister on my hand. It seems like when I hoop in a tank top and loose pants I'm most comfortable and less likely to bruise. Also, your hoop should sit just below your bellybutton, and not spend most of it's time on your ribs. That helps with the bruising too.... I hope that helps. Let me know if you have questions...

-k3s8e4

Thursday, September 25, 2008, 1:01 AM

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Bikram yoga all the way! I also love to run, once your stamena is built up its more of a sight seeing tour. Bikram is great to avoid injuries and build stamena.

Thursday, September 25, 2008, 1:46 AM

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Now that it's getting colder out, how does everyone get exercise in?

Thursday, October 09, 2008, 1:55 PM

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I work out at the gym so the weather doesn't affect me.
But if someone works out on their own, their living room is always toastie. Plus there is a thread about jogging in the winter and what to wear on here to help keep us all jogging through the long cold winter into the spring.

Thursday, October 09, 2008, 1:57 PM

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Swim indoors. I have also always wanted to try the classes at my gym.

Thursday, October 09, 2008, 2:14 PM

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Bellydance!

Thursday, October 09, 2008, 5:52 PM

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Kung Fu!!!!!

Thursday, October 09, 2008, 9:57 PM

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Hiking. I go to a local state park and local conservation lands. Also, in the winter I snowshoe (easy and FUN...just put them on and walk) and cross country ski.

Friday, October 10, 2008, 12:07 PM

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tennis with my wife!

-Habib

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 10:20 AM

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What's fun to do in the winter for those of us who can't ski?

Monday, November 10, 2008, 2:31 PM

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WINTER SPORTS??

SNOW TUBING!!!

It's a riot. I did it last year for the first time in my life and loved it. Screamed the whole way down, then quickly got in line again.

Monday, November 10, 2008, 3:27 PM

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