I work out at a gym and at home - just because of my crazy work sched and little kids, hubbys shift work, and well life...lol
I run - free$ but need good shoes! I just go around my neighbour hood, its pretty safe area, and my hubby knows my route, i do it backward to shake things up- and if i ever dont come back at a reasonable amount of time i always have my blackberry with me to listen to music, he can call.
I have a swiss ball 10$ -(Big excersize ball) use it for abs,legs cardio, sitting watching tv.
I have a yoga matt 15$- use it to do poses ive learned at the gym, leg lifts, russian twists, super mans, stretches ect
I have a skipping rope 7$- skip in the drive way, or side walk when kids are sleeping and i cant leave for a run. excellent cardio!
I just bought a hula hoop 3$- hilarious and a great abs/back work out!
And as for your husbands issues- well lets just say NO man woman or child ever tells me what I can or cant do...And thats all i'll say about that.
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