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20 Workouts You Didn't Know You Were Doing

Do you consider yourself lazy? Give yourself some credit! Odds are you’re burning calories throughout the day in unexpected ways. Your friend may rub her 45 minute stairmaster session in your face, but if she sat on her butt the rest of the day, you might actually be the one getting the bigger workout. Next time you get a finger wagged at you for not hitting the gym, you can come back with, “hey! I went to the playground today!” Remember, it really is the little things that count, add up, and make a big difference. Just like that slice of chocolate cake may be bad, but that hourly handful of m&m’s- worse… Here are 20 workouts you didn’t even know you were getting (if not, they’ll sound so fun you’ll start doing them today!)

 

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Quickie in the Snow: Schlepping Wood in Finland

Think schlepping and stacking wood is a man’s job? Think again. It’s a great workout that you should do too! I did it in Finland under the direction (and camera assistance) of Stefan Richter. Burned calories, sweat, and toned my arms. Sometimes you’ve got to tweak your attitude and, instead of thinking how much it sucks to have to schlep that wood, consider it an amazing workout!