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Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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  1. K @ Finding a Skinnier Me

    I needed those suggestions.. lately I have been feeling the soreness from sitting too much at my desk!
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      Ditto. I sit all day at my desk and my joints start to hurt when I get up. Thankfully I have to get up often to walk to the printer so I get a little bit of movement. But I definitely need a reminder to move around if I’m not printing something at work!

  2. Andrea@WellnessNotes

    Great list! I try to go for a short walk every few hours and also make sure to get up and stretch every hour. I’ll have to use some of the other great suggestions from the list!
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      I hope it helps! 🙂

  3. Diane Fit to the Finish

    Those are great suggestions!
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  4. Alison

    I love all of these suggestions!
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  5. Courtney @ Don't Blink. Just Run.

    These are great! I do many of these already. I work on the third floor and always take the stairs. I park at the back of our parking lot, even though there are sometimes closer spots. I have a packet of things I’ve printed from online about desk/cubicle exercises and I even brought my old foam roller into work, plus a towel so I can get some stretching/rolling done between calls. People think it’s weird, but they all enjoy the roller! LOL
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      Good for you. I work on the 3rd floor of my building but rarely take the stairs. It’s totally lazy of me, I know….

  6. Yum Yucky

    “Desk leg lifts”… I though you said desk lifts. LOL!
    I do need to get up outta this office chair and stretch hourly. I’ll make that my goal for everyday next week.
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      LOL I want to see you lift your desk….and GO!

      1. Suzanne @WorkoutNirvana

        I think she should video it…
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  7. Biz

    Love it! When I worked in Chicago, I used to bike 2 miles to the train station (even in winter if there wasn’t too much snow!) and then walked the mile to my office after I got off the train. It was 6 miles every day!

    Now I have to drive to work, and I miss all that activity. I love the “play like a kid!”

    Hope you are having a great weekend!
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    1. Lisa Eirene

      Aw that is disappointing. Sounds like your old commute was nice!

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