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Don't try to force yourself to do exercises or activities that you don't enjoy (i.e., if you don't like to run, or yoga isn't for you). Instead, concentrate on building on the activities that make you feel successful. Experiment with adding intensity and/ or duration to activities you love!
Simple swaying and stretching to do while in public or at home. Bouncing and bee-booping to the music while at work or even in an internet cafe isn't really out of place and I can feel the burn in just a few minutes. Better than slumping over your computer all day!
I found out that I really needed a goal in order to add Strength training to my routine. I set a goal of being able to do a real pushup and then I made a plan to reach that goal. I found having a goal to reach for really made it easier for me to add ST.
I use this when I get "exercise" of being outside doing yard work, or going for walks. I load up my MP3 player with free audio books and listen to them as I work. Makes the time fly! I use www.audiovox.org for those books.
Yesterday was to be one of my heavy work out days, but I was at home getting things done and didn't want to leave. I almost called my work out buddy husband and said "Let's skip it". I rethought the situation, got dressed and walked the two blocks to the gym. Afterwards I felt great!!!
Exercise is the most difficult for me. So I started doing strength exercises from SP's list every time I make a run to the ladies' room at work. It not only gets in some exercise, it also gives me some energy to get through the day!
For those who are at home or on the weekends, I recommend wearing an Ipod type device as you go about your normal routine. You'll be surprised at how often you'll just start dancing to a song you hear. This is a good way to add some unplanned exercise to your day.