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Does shopping count as exercise?

January 4th, 2007 at 12:14 pm

How about swimming to the car? It is pouring rain here today and I managed to get to the car and get the specials at CVS. This is the first month I have really concentrated on reading the circulars and trying to catch the good sales. For one thing, I don't usually stock up much on toiletries or cleaning supplies. Believe it or not, it was a tough thing to buy a toothpaste on sale and get one free. I am having to work on changing a mindset. In honor of it being January of the new year, I decided to jump in and even if I make mistakes, I will learn something. And maybe, just maybe, get it right. So, I've hit three stores in two days and bought the items I use which seem to be good deals. I really do need that price book....

I'm glad that Tina spelled it out to us that we need to cut 250 calories a day in order to loose half a pound a week. That seems to be an easier way to "see" things we can do. Now, about that exercise.....

4 Responses to “Does shopping count as exercise?”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    Swimming burns calories! Great job, deals and exercise!

  2. tinapbeana Says:

    hey, don't forget you can also keep up your current activity and cut out 250 calories worth of food! or, 125 in exercise and 125 less in food... so, 2 fewer cookies and a 20 min walk should just about do it... too bad i already ate my cookies for today ...

  3. Carolina Bound Says:

    Hey, shopping absolutely counts! Maybe not as STRENUOUS exercise.... but it's not sitting!

  4. AutumnxButterfly Says:

    What is the price book? I want one. LOL

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