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Exercising or walking in the morning is a great way to start your day, makes you feel so alive and energetic. I wasn't doing any of this months ago, and since I started doing this again, I feel much more alive and energetic than I have in years!
Strength trainiing is changing my life for the better! I alternate days of working my arms and doing some light cardio with days of strengthening my thighs and abs. It's helping me lose weight and feel good about how my body looks! In fact, I even blogged all about it.
I'm having a lot of success with breaking my workout time into 2-3 segments throughout the day. I get out first thing in the morning for a 20-30 minute walk around the neighborhood before getting ready for work; I schedule on my calendar an hour for lunch but use at least 30 mins of it for walking again; then, if the weather is good and I'm lucky, I finish the day at home doing some more cardio and some resistence training. It's definitely working for me and isn't daunting!
If the best time for you to work out is early in the morning, but, like me, you begrudge getting up sooo early . . . get everything ready the night before. For example, I work out to , so I make sure the DVD is in the player before I go to bed, my water bottle is full and in the fridge, my work out area is clear and I go to bed in my work out clothes!
Focus on your cheek muscles - just above the jaw. Now contract them so that they pull back and upward toward the ears. Contract hard enough so that your lips part slightly and your teeth show. Outstanding. Keep that up.
I think especially for moms. We spend so much of our lives looking after others, it's hard to make ourselves any kind of a priority. The truth is, we can't care for anyone else well if we fail to care for ourselves. We all know the downfalls of not being healthy - obesity, heart disease, diabetes, sleep issues, low energy, etc. The problem is we don't always know what to do about it or even have time to think about it! To stay healthy: wise food choices & portions, cardio, strength & ...