Share the exercise tips and workout ideas that have worked for you.
Motivation for me is a Reality Check. I took an honest look in the mirror & made changes 1 item at a time, drink more water, walk around the block, up my veggies, lower my carbs. I hung a pair of skinny jeans on the wall & I reward myself every 10 lbs dropped w/non food items. Remember to Love you
I'm a big fan of after-lunch walks - and taking the stairs whenever possible!
Instead of going out to eat or hitting a bar with your girlfriends, get physical instead. Go for a run or a hike, go swimming (and hit the hot tub afterward), play racquetball or tennis--the possibilities are endless.
I workout 3-4 times per week and hardly ever do the same workout twice in one week. I make sure to add variety to my workouts, try new strength training moves, add jumps to my aerobic exercises, whatever I think of to make it fun. It takes boredom out of the process and keeps it challenging!
Keep a mini cycle under your desk and pedal away while sparking! You'll be surprised at how many hours you'll log.
I tell myself to go to the gym and just do at least 30 minutes of cardio--once I've done that, I often find myself doing some strength training or doing another 15 min. of cardio. Sometimes the hardest part of exercising is getting started!
I can only exercise to music. It makes walking enjoyable.
I use my blackberry calander to schedule workouts...that way I can't use the excuse I didn't have time! I also have it send me an alarm so I won't forget!
Keep a reward in mind when you are thinking about exercise. I will buy a fitness magazine for reaching my monthly goal. And I will buy an Exercycle when reaching my 6 month goal.