We all have our moments when we do not feel like exercising. When I have those moments I always say, "just do 10 minutes and that's all". By time the 10 minutes are up, I am motivated to continue. When you are done, congratulate yourself for a job well done.
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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 do at least 10 minutes worth now, but started very small.
When first starting after living a sedentary lifestyle, setting up a workout regime seems so overwhelming let alone doing it. Start with dedicating 10 minutes to cardio and go from there. If you made it to the 10 minutes and still feel great, go another 10 minutes and so on. If you gave all that you can and are exhausted, then you can stop knowing you fulfilled your goal of 10 minutes of exercise.
I find this technique really helps me- I get motivated to workout as its "only 10 minutes" but always surpass my goal and exercise much longer.
Its a great way to get started, and once you have built up momentum and know you can do more you can set bigger goals.
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