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I walk indoors at large stores or malls where it is flat and air conditioned.  Any excuse gets me off my routine, so I try to make sure that I don't have any excuses.  I also walk with my husband so we both benefit from the walk and from talking about recent things we read.  It's a good way to be closer and to stay in shape.  When I can get my daughter in law to join me, I go swimming.  I grew up near the beach and swim like a fish, but here I have to go to the local indoor pool.  Still need to get into that routine too, but I am recently retired, 8 months, and am still adjusting to not having a schedule.  It's nice, but I think that people are right that you need to schedule your exercise just to make sure that you do it.

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Walking my two dogs!  They both love the outings, as we walk various routes, and I enjoy the great out doors. We walk for a minimum 1 hour most days of the week. It’s a win, win for us all!

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I do the simplest and easiest exercise that can be done - walk, a lot.  On beautiful days, I go out for at least 30 minutes and enjoy the fresh air, and the views!  When the weather is unforgiving, I walk inside (I live in an Independent community with very long halls).  To go from one end to the other is 1/3 of a mile and I just go back and forth.  Since I also volunteer there, I get to walk some more!  I try not to sit too long either, but I have to get up a lot anyway, to prepare our meals, vacuum (good for burning calories!) and other household tasks.  I find most exercising boring and since my knees are no longer forgiving, some of the yoga and other exercises are more painful than helpful.

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I have a 55-60 minute routine at the YMCa that include 20 minutes of arobic and the remainder core strenghtening. I like the recumbent incline machine.

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Treadmill and Cybex Arc trainer as a changeup.  Resistance training 2X/wk to keep toned and fend off loss of muscle mass.

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Yoga and Zumba.  Both are a lot of fun. 

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walking and jogging-- 25 years
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I have 2 Barre 3-4x a week and weights 2x a week. On my day off I like to walk or bike for fun. I'm gonna be 67 in a couple of weeks and feel pretty good.

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Yoga! It keeps me flexible and muscular while being meditational at the same time. Fifteen years at this point.

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Swimming is the best! It's like meditation! Totally zen like! I have been swimming for 63 years.

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