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If you have always wanted to be a runner, you can!! All it takes is a great pair of running shoes and alot of patience. Start from the very beginning. 1 minute walking, 1 minute running and increase very slowly! In no time you'll be running one mile, then two, then three, etc.
My way to be sure I get some exercise every day is to start while I'm still in bed. I do bicycle legs lying in or on my bed. Then when I stand up I keep going with some squats & arm circles & other things. It gets me awake & moving & even if I don't get to the big stuff later, I've done SOMETHING!
I have been wearing a pedometer from morning until night since 2001. I record my step counts and distance daily on an Excel spreadsheet. I average the step counts monthly along with my weight and exercise minutes. This gives me concrete evidence of my trends so I can make adjustments if needed.
Many cable companies offer on demand viewing of the latest workouts. I've worked out with the Dallas Cowboy's cheerleaders, Jillian Michaels and this power yoga guy with very impressive form;) Perfect for when you're feeling guilty about skipping the gym or have no membership at all.