I make my special workouts a game with the kids. This way I have to do it and the kids get their workout as well. If I have to do my stand in place marching I get them to go against me. They have no clue I have to count my steps but, the goal is to go longer than me. And at 1 min I stop and they keep going. NOW they have won.
If you get them involved you will find they want to play everyday and you get your encouragement to do a quick workout everyday.
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I spend more and more time worrying about the little things, when I should really look at what I have. Two great kids, who are my biggest motivators to eat better, do more and relax and play games with them. I keep finding myself wondering what I would do without them, and the answer is simple NOTHING! I keep going because my kids keep going.
I also find it easier to play kickball and run the bases a few times a to keep my energy up all the while playing with my kids at the same time
I love playing table tennis (ping pong) so I joined a table tennis club and I play 2 times per week. I used to play to win and my whole effort was towards wining each game, wanting to win all the time took away from enjoying the game and my fellow players were my adversaries. Now I just play for having fun and putting all my effort into having fun and making sure that the people I play with also having fun.
My adversaries became my friends and I look forward each week to play with them. I have more fun and I enjoy the game much, much better.
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