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Make a date!

I make a date in advance with my exercise buddy. We have no excuse to cancel if we make it in advance.

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No Excuses

I found I could always find a reason not to exercise. When I decided I was more important I don't let excuses get in the way. Now I made a commitment of doing at leas a 15 min. workout daily and 10,0000 steps. I stopped letting excuses get in the way.

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Workout clothes

Ladies - if you do your workouts in the privacy of your home, men's boxers make great workout shorts! Elastic waist, soft, flexible fabric, and only 3 for $10!

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Commit to 15 Minutes

If you don't feel like exercising, commit to only 15 minutes. Usually, you will feel so good after 15 minutes that you want to keep going!

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I LOVE My Pedometer!

Life is busy! No matter who we are, we seem to be busy people. At the end of the day, if I try to think about all I did in the past 18 or so hours, all I have is a high-speed blur. I'm so tired, I just want to close my eyes and rest up for the next day of insanity. Thankfully, it only takes a co...

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Making daily chores accountable

Must of us work hard around the house. So, why not make it accountable? I wear my heart monitor and make sure I stay withing my 60-70% mhr.I've seen a wonderful 123kcal off with just 15mins of daily chores!

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strength training while traveling.- no excuses

I have a set of resistance bands that I carry in my suitcase when I'm traveling. Takes up minimal room, can be used anywhere, and so I don't have to skip workouts. They were about $10 I think at Walmart and there is a few different resistance levels depending on the color or the bands.

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Make exercise opportunities happen.

Park further away from the stores, walk to the post office, but what about the lady's room? We're drinking more water so we're in there more often. First of all, take the long way, second, I do 5 - 10 squats( I call them potty squats) afterwards, and walk in place while washing up. Every little bit ...

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Mind Control

Recently I signed up for the C25K program. Right now I'm on week 7. When I first started it was so hard and I kept thinking when is it time to walk. Then one day I caught myself thinking about stuff I needed to get done, things that were happening around me and saying little prayers to God. That...

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