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I need a goal to work for. I pick a race that I'm going to run and I PAY FOR IT as soon as possible. If I'm paying $50-$75 to run a half marathon, it is a constant motivator. I HATE to lose/waste money! I also tell my friends. If I tell them, I wont to go back and say I didn't make it.
You know how your family and friends get tired of you talking about eating healthy and exercising and taking care of you? Your Sparkfriends don't! They are always willing to listen to you, offer advice, encourage, take YOUR advice, and cheer each baby step forward!
The best way to clean to mix it up. Use the step stool and instead of a bucket of water, go up and down the steps to rinse a dirty cloth. Don' t be afraid to get on your hands and knees and stretch to the back of the cupboard. Reach for the stars and get any stray cobwebs too! Enjoy the result.
Make a plan to meet somebody at the gym at a certain time. Ask them not to tell you if they can't make it for some reason. This way, you HAVE to show up, because they could be counting on you, and there is less chance for you to back out if they do!
When you try a new class like cycle/spin or pilates, you should try it more than once. 3 to 4 times preferably. The first time you will be too new and trying to learn everything to enjoy it. And will likely have soreness after. By the 3rd time, you can tell if you are going to enjoy it or not.
Thats right I said it...lol I have found that if I eat some type of very fiberous veggie like celery or something along with my fruit and other meal foods.. it helps me keep from snacking so much.. Strange but worth a try...