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As a teenager we all loved to dance. I used to feel free and expressive when I danced. Now that I'm a grandmother of 4 I have rediscovered that freedom of movement. I am able to keep me active by putting on the radio and dancing to the same songs I enjoyed as a teenager. It helps me to feel young again and keeps my muscles supple and my joints from stiffening up. I also have a lot of fun doing this.
To keep moving, one doesn't always have to be "exercising". There are many non-exercise activities that also involve the body: making music on an instrument, singing, house-cleaning, playing with pets or kids...
so you're feeling like the couch is your best bet today huh? wrong! Come the end of today you'll feel restless and will be saying "I wish I'd walked/cycled/swam" (whatever)
Commit to exercise, but at a pace your body is willing to handle. There's a difference between "laziness" and a day when working out will hurt more than help. Sometimes you need to take a break for a day and then come back to it.
When I am doing something that involves sitting for long periods of time (like working on my computer), I set a timer for 15 minute intervals to remind me to get up and move around, stretch, etc. I just make sure to do something that gets me up and off of the chair. Even if I do it for only a minute or two, I feel better, and I know it increases my activity level overall, even if in just a small way.