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If you have exercise equipement at home

Like a Bowflex or something like that, how much more do you workout vs going to a gym?

Thu. Mar 9, 9:30am

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I have an elliptical that doesn't get any use at home. I can go to the gym and workout just fine though. For me it must be something about getting up and out.

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 9:57 AM

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I run on my treadmill every day in the winter, cold, rainy, etc. weather. It is all "what you get used to."

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 10:11 AM

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I have a nautilus cage and stationary bike. I do EVERYTHING at home!

Blozzom :-)

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 10:19 AM

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I have a weight bench, various dumbbells and workout tapes. I do most of my cardio outside and all my weight training inside. However, while I do weights I run around a liile circle through my kitchen, living room and hallway between sets to keep my heart rate up! I'm sure I look pretty stupid doing it, but since I am home, there's no one watching me, and I don't feel quite as stupid! :<)


Thursday, March 09, 2006, 10:54 AM

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Where is the best place to buy something like an elliptical machine?

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 11:19 AM

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Always shop around before you buy. I have a treadmill, recumbent bike, bun & thigh roller, and various exercise DVD's for yoga and pilates. I do everything at home. When I was heavier it was a matter of privacy vs embarrassment so I started working out at home. Now I love the freedom of working out any time that is convenient for me. I also get to spend quality time with my kids and still get in a workout.

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 11:30 AM

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When I bought my work out equipment, I did my research on-line for the best treadmill/elliptical that worked for what I wanted in a machine; then I found out who had them available in my area. I did not want to purchase one on-line because my friend bought one on-line and she had to put it together, it took her days.

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 12:56 PM

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I have a recumbant and a weight machine. I went to varioius stores and tried the equipment, noted prices and then made my purchases. However, just like going to a gym you need to schedule time for it and make it a priority.

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 1:54 PM

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I have dumb bells and videos that I do at home, and I run year round outside. If I have to drive somewhere to work out, I more than likely won't do it!

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 2:06 PM

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Advice-if you buy an elliptical, pay to have it installed. I didn't and it took me forever to move the huge heavy pieces and then try to put the thing together. I couldn't believe how long it took.

Thursday, March 09, 2006, 2:44 PM

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