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When I'm super tired and just don't think I have the energy to exercise, I tell myself "just 10 minutes". Some days, once I start, I can do more and some days, I just do the 10 minutes. Either way, at least I exercised a few minutes.

- Submitted by MELOSPARKLE 5/31/2010 in Exercise | 5 Comments
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LYNNES6 6/24/2010 10:45:00 AM

    Found this to be true for myself also. Just a 10 minute walk often turns into 30 minutes.
SMITHANI 5/31/2010 12:15:00 PM

    Thanks for the Tip
HAKAPES 5/3/2011 2:51:00 PM

    I like your tip a lot.

I have read a lot about this idea - of the active and reactive brain's resistance. "Do it tomorrow." By Mark Forster. He tells exactly this - to offset the resistance, it is enough "I just do a little bit.". The approach of "I go out for a 30 min run" can creat great resistance. emoticon emoticon
AMPM0613 4/24/2011 12:46:00 PM

    Thanks for the great tip!!!
FITNESSFREAK10 8/19/2010 6:43:00 AM

    emoticon Good idea.

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