I get up at 4:30 a.m. for work. Before I even leave the bed I do a few little stretches to help my back trouble. Then I take my shower and then eat a small breakfast to get me going. Then I login to SparkPeople to do my daily spin and log in my breakfast. I go back to my bedroom and do a few jumping jacks and some knee lifts, leg lifts and side kicks to boost my morning energy.
These little actions help me get going in the morning. I try to eat a breakfast that has some protein and fiber. I might try cottage cheese, almonds and fruit or other days I have yogurt with fruit and granola. I also look for cereals that are made from whole grains and contain protein.
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The only time of day I have to exercise is bright and early first thing in the morning and I am by no means a morning person. I found that I'd wake up when my alarm went off but then lounge around in my comfy PJ's. So instead I've invested in some comfy work out clothes, I wear them to bed and then when my alarm goes off at the break of dawn all I have to do when I get out of my bed is put on my running shoes and get moving!
Feeling down? Go to the bathroom, brush your teeth and then look in the mirror while you practice a smile. Stick out your tongue, wiggle your eyebrows and pull funny faces until the smiley face replaces the frown. Practice your seductive look, your surprised look, etc. Your face will have had a work
out and your outlook will be brighter!
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