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Having a workout buddy makes me accountable not only to myself but my buddy as well. Since my love of running rubbed off on my buddy, she has come to expect my call at 5am to get her up and going. Those mornings I don't want to get up, I push myself knowing she's waiting for me.
Abdominal exercise you can & should do everywhere! Suck your belly button in tight & squeeze your butt in as if you're trying to pull up a pair of too tight jeans. Pretend the top of your head is being pulled by a string to the ceiling. Hold position. Puts you in proper posture & works your girdle.
I try to exercise outside in an enjoyable place as much as possible. It is really convenient to have an elliptical at home, but that doesn't "feed" my soul the same way as taking a quick-paced walk in the woods or doing some yoga in my yard. Good for mind and body! :-)
I log in to SparkPeople first thing in the morning and enter my exercise BEFORE I do it. That helps get me to the gym because I don't want to have to come back later in the day and remove it and lose those Spark points. Sound crazy? It works for me!
Jumping Jacks .. Jump Rope .. Running In Place ... Exercise ball ... Walking ... Hiking ... Riding My Bike ... Dancing ... Kick-Boxing ... Yoga ... Swimming ... Strength-Training ... Step-Ups ... Stair-Climbing ... Wii-Fit ..