Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    LJCANNON   252,235
SparkPoints
250,000-299,999 SparkPoints
 
 

EXERCISE TIP OF The Day ~ "Just 5 Minutes"


Monday, August 05, 2013

emoticon You are sitting now, Watching TV or Reading. Just MOVE from your place and do 5 Minutes of Exercise.
emoticon Just 5 Minutes.
It will Motivate you to Move and "Just 5 Minutes" does not seem Overwhelming.
emoticon This will lead to More & More Minutes, and before you know it, You will be doing 30 Minutes -- Or More!!

SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

MNNICE 8/10/2013 11:56PM

    A great reminder!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MYAKAYAH 8/8/2013 6:45AM

    You are right about 5-10 minutes of exercise since once you start you usually stay onto your goal. I only though I may do 30 minutes walking but I managed 90 minutes+ and yes I was careful about it. Yeah, I love stretching and Yoga I have seen much improvement in my health, balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. Plus it reduces your chances of injury. I did my 10K plus last night & I still feel very good, no pain. I think I may be on the mend now. Hoping!
On FitBit I have taken the suggestion to move round at least 1 full minute every hour just so I get more movement in the day. I walk or march in place. It helps with being less immobile since being very sedentary is so bad~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
A10TIVTRTL 8/6/2013 8:20AM

    You are so right, LJ, sometimes just 5 minutes will get us up, get us going, and much more healthy exercise will follow. It's breaking the inertia that makes all the difference! Wise advice, indeed!

Report Inappropriate Comment
CATLADY52 8/5/2013 5:35PM

    Why not?!? emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
_LINDA 8/5/2013 3:24PM

    emoticon I find moving is better for my bad back then sitting by far

Report Inappropriate Comment
MOMINE 8/5/2013 2:54PM

    This is an emoticon reminder for all of us, and very timely emoticon for me as school is about to start back up and my leisurely mornings of exercising as muc and as long as my wee little emoticon desires will be coming to an end. emoticon HOWEVER....... I WILL fit exercise in!!!!! It may be in 5 and 10 minute spells, but I WILL do it!!!!! emoticon for the emoticon reminder!!!

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
SISSIE21 8/5/2013 10:39AM

    Great way to think on those days it's hard to get started. Love the kitty with the weight! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
PEG2584 8/5/2013 8:50AM

    Committing to 5 minutes does a lot more than people think.

I have a sedentary job, which means if I don't pay attention I can sit all freaking day long. I've started using an app called StandApp. You can set it to remind you to stand up at the intervals you want. And it suggests an exercise for you do during the 5 minuites you are supposed to stand up...or you can just stand up. I do lunges, wall push-ups, desk push-ups, leg lifts, calf raises, and all kind of things. You can add 30 minutes or more of exericse to your day this way.

Report Inappropriate Comment
ANASONIC 8/5/2013 8:23AM

    Yep...I can do five!

Report Inappropriate Comment
GINGER_BEAR 8/5/2013 8:14AM

    emoticon 5!! Alright!! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
KLMEIRING 8/5/2013 6:51AM

    Okay. I can commit to 5 minutes today. emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
ONEKIDSMOM 8/5/2013 6:34AM

    "Nothing is so urgent it won't wait for those 5 minutes"...

Report Inappropriate Comment
NASFKAB 8/5/2013 3:21AM

  great way to put it

Report Inappropriate Comment
PHOENIX1949 8/5/2013 1:26AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.