If your efforts at exercising are not going as well as you had planned, take a look at these tips. They might help get you.
Tip #1 – Do Something You Enjoy
Anything you do to get your body moving is going to be better than doing nothing. Walking is an easy exercise that you can do just about anywhere. Bike riding, dancing, gardening, weight lifting, swimming, playing a favorite sport, house cleaning and even playing in the yard with your children are just some of the ways you can add exercise into your daily routine.Exercise doesn’t have to mean spending hours at the gym peddling away on a stationary bike.
Tip #2 – Schedule Time for Exercise
Once exercise becomes part of your daily To-Do list, you’re more likely to do it. Some people have only a certain time during the day available for exercise while others will have to vary the time each day. Some people need a nudge and for them, exercising with a friend is a good solution. Choose whichever way works best for you. Just remember to actually go and do it!
Tip #3 – Remember that Exercise Can Energize
Even though you might feel too tired to exercise, give it a try anyway. You might be surprised to find how energized you feel while you’re at it and afterwards, when you’re finished. Exercise is a great stress-reliever too.
Tip #4 – Don’t be Afraid to Mix it up
Like anything that is done over and over again, exercise can become repulsive. When you get bored with exercising, you’re less likely to keep at it. To keep from getting bored with your workout routine, change it. If you’re tired of walking, try cycling. Go bowling or play a game of tennis once in a while, and if you find you enjoy these types of activities, join up with a team.