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A couple of times when my weight has stalled, getting religious about my water intake and pushing it to 10 cups a day got things moving again. Also, adding brewed green tea helps give you something to sip on and boosts metabolism with many antioxidants as well.
Do sets of 10 every now and then. Making supper? Drop and do 10 pushups. Folding laundry. Do squats while you fold. Talking on the phone? Do lunges. Whenever you have a free second do a set of 10 somethings...or 20 if you feel like doing more.
In The Sparks Book appendices there is a section showing exercises you can do without equipment. In the morning I do one set of those every day to get me going. Only takes 5 minutes and you don't have to have "rest" days because you are not doing multiple sets or pushing yourself.
Ok...so I am new here, but,...I blast some music and pretend I am clubbing (which I have actually never done). I dance as though everyone is watching and I am a world class dancer like Fergi or Pink. Even as I am out of breath, I think, but the world is watching! They bought tickets to this show!
I was just told about this feature and it rocks. It tracks your daily calories, fitness minutes & SparkPoints. You can look back at a week or a month and see how you made out. You get gold stars on the days you made your calorie target. Now I want to count gold stars and maybe make them a goal!
If I have a day where I get home and I am just beat from the day, I still exercise.
Some mornings I dread a workout. I tell myself I should get dressed and go anyway if I do five minutes it is 5 minutes more than I wanted to. Usually after 5 minutes I am committed to finishing the workout. Sometimes you have to take life 5 minutes at a time.
I have found that exercising in the morning is my best bet. It's not always easy and I'm still struggling with it most days - but I am much more successful all around (physical activity AND healthy choices with food, beverages, behaviours etc) when I get up and exercise in the morning before work.