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I buy some colorful, positive stickers that others may use for their children's "sticker charts" and keep them by a wall calendar prominently hanging in my open kitchen/living area. I track the days I've met my exercise goals by slapping one of those on. The best thing is to see how many stickers are on each day/week/month. I even found some stickers that are motivational--they say "good job!", "excellent", etc. Works for me!
Ok so I know that a lot of us may not feel great about our bodies right now, but as we get in better shape and start feeling more confident why not let sex be a great way to exercise. I am sure that everyone can use their imaginations but you would be really surprised how many calories you can burn
I have a treadmill downstairs and I have purchased a swimsuit that is two sizes down from what I am now. It is hanging where I can see it while I am on the treadmill. I can get the swimsuit on, but it will look so much nicer when I'm more fit.
A thirty minute workout is more than a thirty minute workout!
I treat workouts like an appointment, and I schedule them early in the morning. I take spinning classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7am, and I swim on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7am. Working out at the same time every day makes it easier to stay on track. Scheduling my "appointments" so early in the morning also ensures that nothing else gets in the way!
Sometimes when I put something into the microwave I use the time before it is done to do a short burst of exercise. Jumping jacks, steping up and down on the stairs, kitchen counter push-ups.....whatever. When the bell rings the food is done and I have fit a little more exercise into my day!
Every time I take a bathroom break at work I do 20 pushups against the wall. I either stand vertical to the wall or, if I'm in a stall indicated for the disabled, I go at a 45-degree angle using the pole attached to the wall. Throughout the day you can get in 100 to 120 good pushups and your arms will definitely feel it the next day!