When I am really having a hard time getting motivated to workout, I DVR one of my favorite shows or pop in my favorite movie and then pull the treadmill out in front of the tv. I am more likely to workout longer because I'm not thinking about walking I am thinking about my favorite show!!!
Choose a long show so you can keep going until the end of the show. I choose something that is at least an hour long.
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4# Dumbbells for upper body excercise while watching Biggest Loser (or any other Favorite Show)
I have started using dumbbells while watching TV. It only is upper body, but useful in stretching shoulders and arms, and useful in low-stress, lots of repititions. And if I do it while watching TV, I feel still relaxing and enjoying my evening, while getting low impact workout. Works for me!!
While Watching favorite tv Shows slip in a few mins of easy to do exercises This way you can get in a simple workout then in the end you got both done and didnt miss out on a workout or your show/movie
To keep myself motivated and enjoying my workouts, I watch my favorite shows or listen to my favorite music ONLY when I workout so that I enjoy my runs and associate positive things with running on my treadmill. I think back to the positive things about working out when I feel too tired to run.
This keeps me motivated to get on the treadmill and stay on while I get to enjoy my shows and playlists. After each workout I think about how much I enjoyed running while watching a show and that I feel great for completing a great run! The positive thinking keeps me going back day after day.
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