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I try to use the treadmill at least 4 times a week. It can get boring. I go to the library and get books on CD and listen to them while exercising it makes the time go by fast and I can keep up with the latest books i want to read.
On the days I simply can't get to the gym, I make sure I take the stairs to my 4th flr. office at least twice (up and down = once), park in the lowest level of the garage (adds 2 more floors of stairs) and choose the spot furthest away from the door.
Start by walking, and carry a stop watch. Start running, and clock the amount of time you run each time you do it. Alternate walking and running and look at your total time running at the end. Next time out, try to increase it for the same course, and soon you will be running the whole thing!
Exercise doesn't have to be time spent in the gym. Exercise can be doing laundry, running errands, grocery shopping or whatever keeps you moving. I may not get a chance to run on the treadmill, but if I've gotten 7500 steps by just being active at work, it doesn't feel so bad!