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How Many Days a Week Do You Exercise?

Almost as if to spite the decreasing daylight, I have upped my workouts. Making running and biking dates certainly helps. And although it is not a serious workout, I play kickball on a coed league once a week.
The American College of Sports Medicine suggests that everyone exercise five days a week, but preferably every day. Now, what I want to know is . . .


Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 8 years
SEVEN days a week - TWO HOURS a day!
Veronix Veronix 9 years
Everyday. Since i joined the army it feels almost like an addiction.
mtiger mtiger 9 years
I work out 5 days a week, doing 30 minutes on the elliptical trainer. Sometimes I take Saturday and Sunday off, and sometimes I take a day during the week and Sunday off. Pretty soon I'm going to start doing strength training 2 days a week for 30 minutes. Should I drop one day of cardio, or just do it all?
baybelle baybelle 9 years
3 days kickboxing in the mornings and strength training / walking in the evening and just walking / running on the other days. I do take a day off a week - and it's usually dictated by the work or social schedule...
kristints kristints 9 years
I like to go everyday and usually do, but, I don't go if I really don't want to go and the past week, I've been kind of sick and exhausted, a week is the longest I've not gone!
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 9 years
5 days of gym, one day of Disneyland walking (every friday with the boyfriend), and sunday I dance for an hour.
babysoftpink babysoftpink 9 years
I am trying, 5 days a week for 3 weeks already... and still trying.. really want to be the battery bunny... going and going and going. :D
myystque myystque 9 years
I've been trying for 4-5 times a week but usually only manage about three times. Got to try harder...
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
As for me, 4 times a week. However, I'm trying to squeeze in an extra session -- lower body weight training. It's been hard, given that I'm active in other areas of my life, too. Okay, I have to go. Time for my evening jog.
digibron digibron 9 years
I work out 2-5 times a week. I also ride or walk to and from work 5 days a week, but it's only about 2km each way so I don't really count that as exercise.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I work out for at least 90 minutes 6 days a week. I have to force myself to take a day off every week. But when I do take a day off, I walk for at least an hour with my dog so I get at least some sort of workout in.
princess_eab princess_eab 9 years
I used to do 5 days a week, but now I like to go for 2-hour workouts 3 days a week with one day of 45 mins. cardio. the 2-hours workouts are Pilates, weights and running or elliptical. I used to go more often but found that if I rest in between I'm able to get a better workout.
heartbreakerx62x heartbreakerx62x 9 years
I used to do about 5 days a week, 1.5-2 hours every day. But now I just DON'T have the time =( So, I get to the gym about 1 time a week and then I will go for a 30 minute run and do some abs about 1 or 2 times a week. That's all I can do for now, but hopefully after I graduate this December I will have more time to dedicate to the gym! Can't wait!
mondaymoos mondaymoos 9 years
When I'm "on", 6 days a week, with Thursday as my rest day. I'm with Renee, I love how NO ONE is at the gym Friday-Sunday.
Fitness Fitness 9 years
I had a forced "rest day" today. My daughter was sick all night, so a.m. spin class seemed out of the question. I am loving how all of you leaving comments are really dedicated to working out!
deanna024 deanna024 9 years
I work out every day. 5 days of cardio -- alternating biking, step aerobics, running in place, and Tae Bo. I do 2 days of weighlifting. I do about 45 minute sessions in the morning before work, and on the weekends, I usually do at least an hour.
valancyjane valancyjane 9 years
Yeah, I'm with lawchick, you guys are impressive. I've been working out pretty consistently twice a week, since my office started offering workout classes at night. It's easier to get to them than to the gym - it's right there and it's an appointment. I need to do more, but I figure step at a time is good for now ... at the start of the year, fitting it in twice a week would have been unthinkable.
teegaall teegaall 9 years
Everyday. Since I don't have a job yet, MWF twice a day.
lawchick lawchick 9 years
y'all are hardcore! that's awesome! I don't exercise. Unless you count walking the dog. however, I just turned 30 and my metabolism is bound to slow down sometime soon, so I plan to join a gym this year.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 9 years
used to do about 6 days a week and then dropped down to 3 (blah!!). I'm trying to get back into more days working out but i have gotten a wee bit lazy recently. it helped quite a bit when i had my treadmill at home. -.-
Melo-D Melo-D 9 years
I just started working out seriously and workout for roughly 30 min M-F. Saturdays are my errand days so I'm most likely walking around and everything. Sunday is church so that ends up being serious exercise with singing and everything. I'm usually pooped by the time service is over.
Halie Halie 9 years
** I meant 1 hour and a half total time
Halie Halie 9 years
I have to force myself to take a rest day. But I work out 6 days a week, and 5 of those days I work out twice a day; once before work and once during my lunch break (so about an 1 and a half total time)
fcseamstress fcseamstress 9 years
I'm shooting for 5 days a week of exercise in at least some way (I do lots of different stuff) unless I feel myself getting really sore. Like Saturday my husband and I went on a 3 hour hike so Sunday and Monday I just did a lot of stretching to recover (not that I didn't before and after our hike, but that mountain kicked my butt!). Today I've already biked 2 miles, I'll do 2 more on my way home, and I plan on dancing for about 30 minutes. I've found if I exercise for shorter periods I'm more likely to exercise every day and not over-work myself.
sundaygreen sundaygreen 9 years
I used to do cardio 5 x a week but now I'm going to switch to a 3 x cardio (intervals) and 2-3 x strength training sessions a week, with Sundays off.
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