Share the exercise tips and workout ideas that have worked for you.
I HAVE to take my dog out for a walk at least 2 times a day so he can go to the bathroom, and some days I go 3-5 times. Even when I don't want to, I have to get dressed and go outside anyways, so it sometimes leads to a 4 mile walk! It also is good for my dog!
If I take time to think about things, I can find ways to talk myself out of doing what is most likely best for me. I plan my coming day the night before and then, I just do the things I have planned for. They are non-negotiable!!
On the weekends I find my motivation slips a little. What I'll do to curb that is put on my workout clothes first thing in the morning. It kind of makes you feel obligated to exercise once all the proper gear is on.
Do you spend Sun or Sat afternoon just hanging around the house? If so, do it in your workout clothes. You will be amazed how many opportunities come about for a little exercise and it is even easier when you are already dressed for it.
I have been using my HRM to train when running. I'm not using time or pace. I'm using my heart rate. If I use time or pace then I force myself to work harder when I want to improve. If you use your heart rate then you will naturally improve as you condition yourself. Try it!
Now that the daylight lasts longer, I keep a pair of walking shoes in the car, my drive home takes me past or close to several walking paths. By keeping the shoes in the car I can stop on a whim to walk - 10 minutes, 20 minutes, or longer - whatever the evening schedule allows
Exercise one more minute, one more rep, one more set, one more _______ than you did yesterday. One more bus stop, one more lap.
On Day 1 if you exercise 10 mins, and you add one minute more each day up to Day 7, you will have exercised 91 cumulative minutes in days 1-7, instead of 70.
When I go on a walk I never walk alone... I'm taking our dog for a walk .... or gets go for a walk andrew ( my grandson) lol it works everytime
Get up early and get your workout done before work /life / excuses set in. You'll feel great all day for having done it!!