Daily Challenge Saturday Jan. 28, 2012
Share 3 ways to get physical activity while you're at home.
How to do it
You don't need to belong to a gym or even be outside to get physical activity - there is plenty you can do at home to get your heart pumping and muscles moving! Share three ways you can get your body moving inside your house. A few ideas to get you started: dancing, climbing stairs, push-ups, or heavy cleaning.
Why it matters
Your home has lots of hidden ways to stay healthy, and anything that gets you up and off the sofa is fair game! Regular exercise can help you stay flexible, manage your weight, combat stress, and sleep better. By sharing ways to get exercise around the house, you'll motivate others to try new things - and you may even pick up some ideas yourself.
Table tennis, or ping-pong, originated as an after-dinner parlor game among the upper class in Britain in the 1880s. It was played on dining-room tables. Books served as the first paddles and balls were made out of cork.
Up and down the basement steps doing laundry, picking up around the yard,and using the step-stool to clean windows are three ways to get a bit of a workout at home.
As I clean up carry stuff walking up and down the stairs....many times
Dance through a commercial or 15
Aquats to reach things on floor and place on top shelf
Raking the yard.
Put one piece of laundry away at a time, march in place when you brush your teeth, dance around to some loud music.
walking my dog
play with kids inside or outside
clean house to music
Climbling up and down my apt. stairs. 2. Walking. 3. Sweeping and mopping the floors.
sweeping & mopping the floors, vacuuming and dancing around the living room with the kids ~
Walking my dog
Cleaning the house
Doing the wash....sweeping and cleaning the floor,....washing the huge windows.
Kathy B. replied February 3, 2012 at 17:14 UTC:
Running the vacuum and swiffering the floors, climbing stairs to do laundry and daily mile walk through neighborhood.
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