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OK, I admit it. I watch way too much TV. Do you? I have found some nice walking videos on the Internet...simple, but moving. So while I watch TV I also walk a mile or two with Leslie Sansone. If you like Jane Fonda, you can walk with her instead. Keep moving.
I park 3/4 mile from my work so I get a 1.5 mile walk in every day. I also leave work for lunch most days, so I get another 1.5 mile round trip on those days. I base the distance on the weather, so on sweltering hot days or frigid cold days I park closer.
I buy some colorful, positive stickers that others may use for their children's "sticker charts" and keep them by a wall calendar prominently hanging in my open kitchen/living area. I track the days I've met my exercise goals by slapping one of those on. The best thing is to see how many stickers are on each day/week/month. I even found some stickers that are motivational--they say "good job!", "excellent", etc. Works for me!
Getting to where you want to start to exercise is half the battle. Say to yourself, I'll only do 10 minutes. Then, another 10 minutes if you're doing good after the first 10 minutes, and so on. Before you know it, your time limit is met and sometimes exceeded.
While watching t.v. when a commercial comes on I exercise. Sometimes I ride my bike, or march in place, or I remember the moves that go with walk away the pounds I do that, sit ups on the execise ball. Things like that. You would be surprised how much exercise you can get in while watching t.v. For every hour of t.v. you can get in 15 minutes of exercise. Try it! It will make a big difference for you! Have a great day!
On days you don't think you have the energy to exercise, give yourself the 10 minute challenge, it you just do that more than likely once you start you will continue and before you know it, you have completed an awesome workout.
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