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Fitness Tip#75 - March 19, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Exercise Motivation Tip No. 6: Find the Fun In It

Itís essential to find an activity you like and no, they donít mean sitting on the couch. With an explosion in the number and types of fitness classes at most gyms, it has become easier to find something to appeal to you, from aerobics to Zumba. If you're not the gym type, walk around your neighborhood or try activities around the house, such as walking up and down stairs or dancing with the stars in your living room. If you're motivated by being social, follow Geiger's lead and join a team.

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Fitness Tip#74 - March 16, 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012

Exercise Motivation Tip No. 5: Get Athletic Support

This isnít about garments but about spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, buddies Ė
anyone who will encourage you. And if their encouragement goes beyond the
ďatta-boyĒ or ďatta-girlĒ approach, gently remind them that you donít need nagging. "The person should be in support, but not say, 'Oh, why not?' or 'Why canít you? Itís so easy.'" If you need additional help, hire a trainer.

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Fitness Tip#73 - March 15, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Exercise Motivation Tip No. 4: Don't Compare Yourself to Others

Weíve all seen them, those toned, fatless specimens who strut through the gym in their Barbie-sized shorts and sports bras. Donít compare yourself to them. Forget about them. Forgive them. But do not let them deter you from your goal.


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BUBBLEJ1 3/16/2012 6:41PM

    How about being inspired by them? The women lifting heavy free weights at the gym look amazing, and the inspire me to work hard and lift heavy!

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Fitness Tip#72 - March 14, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Exercise Motivation Tip No. 3: Don't Expect Perfection

Another pitfall is all-or-nothing thinking, a perfectionist way of looking at life that leads to giving up when you miss a day or two or your workout doesnít go well. If you accept going in that there will be some sidesteps on your fitness journey, youíll be better mentally prepared to deal with setbacks. Expect that you'll get sick from time to time, and be psychologically prepared to miss a few days of exercise when that happens. Donít let it be an excuse for giving up. To keep injuries from sidelining you, do your best to prevent them by warming up, cooling down, stretching properly -- and not doing too much too soon.

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Fitness Tip#71 - March 13, 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Exercise Motivation Tip No. 2: Keep Track of Your Progress

Don't forget to chart your progress, whether it's with a high-tech online tracker or
an old-fashioned fitness journal. Seeing incremental improvements, whether it's
in improved time, increased reps, or greater frequency of workouts, can boost your exercise motivation.

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