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    Can I join in late? I've also been meaning to do one of those 30 day challenges on line, but I need someone to keep me accountable. I used to have a great butt. Then I injured my foot and couldn't stand properly for 5 months, and then I was pregnant and so sick I could hardly move, and then I fractured my coccyx having DS. 2.5 years of doing pretty well nothing has turned it into a pancake. I want my butt back!

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    Once you have mastered the squats try doing them on your tip toes, great for your calf muscles and boy do you really feel it. Lunges are great too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blessedwith3boys View Post
    Once you have mastered the squats try doing them on your tip toes, great for your calf muscles and boy do you really feel it. Lunges are great too.
    Really? All the gyms and PT I've been to over the years have told me to never squat on toes as bad for your back. There are other ways to improve calf muscles. I'd be careful about doing it on toes myself as I know I'd fall over and I've been weightlifting for a while.

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    Right. I'm in. Late, but I'm in!

    Did 40 and tried to pulse at the end. Pulsed twice before falling on to the couch. Lol. Got a long way to go.

    Thanks for the challenge!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blessedwith3boys View Post
    Once you have mastered the squats try doing them on your tip toes, great for your calf muscles and boy do you really feel it. Lunges are great too.
    My Physio told me to do similar. Bend into a squat position then raise onto you toes and down again repeatedly but keep the squat hold static. Burns nicely 😊. Pulses are also good.

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    80+ done today (80 just now, plus some in the park earlier but I was watching DS not counting! 😂).

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnygirl79 View Post
    My Physio told me to do similar. Bend into a squat position then raise onto you toes and down again repeatedly but keep the squat hold static. Burns nicely . Pulses are also good.
    Ok I thought she meant go down on toes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    Ok I thought she meant go down on toes
    Not sure what PP meant but the up down toes thing is what I was told 😊.

    Not that I have been doing it, I should add that in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnygirl79 View Post
    My Physio told me to do similar. Bend into a squat position then raise onto you toes and down again repeatedly but keep the squat hold static. Burns nicely 😊. Pulses are also good.
    Yep this. I started doing them myself years ago and then it was recommended to me from a physio when I had physio after baby. It takes a while to get good balance though.
    Always loved doing squats.

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    50 today. Will try tiptoes tomorrow!

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