How Hard Do You Have to Work to Maintain Muscle? Once you've gained strength and lean body mass and want to maintain it - how hard and how often do you have to work out? It's harder to build strength and muscle than it is to maintain it but that doesn't mean you can slack off. Find out what research shows about exercise frequency and intensity when you're in maintenance mode.
Here's a great idea for an alternative to sight word flash cards. Pick up some paint sample strips from your local hardware store and write sight words, spelling words or even topic words. You could use them for testing, writing stations, genre writing and more. Perhaps you could record word families, rhyming words, or other spelling pattern.