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Promise yourself that you'll do at least 5 minutes of exercise per day. The likelihood is that you'll get into it enough that you'll keep going. If not, 5 minutes is at least better than no minutes at all!

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- Submitted by MISSMEL10 6/1/2010 in Exercise | 16 Comments
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JOYFULROAD 10/10/2012 8:31:00 AM

    Yep, this is a great way to go, I am going to buy a medicine ball today and throw it to my partner after lunch for five minutes - should be fun!
SHARIRUN 10/22/2012 7:03:00 AM

    i use this one for my daily run... if i don't feel like going i tell myself after five minutes i can turn around emoticon
HYATTI1 10/19/2012 6:34:00 PM

    So ture!
JLLOVETT 10/16/2012 10:34:00 AM

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LEANMEAN2 10/11/2012 7:21:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing
DEL-AND-COMPANY 10/11/2012 3:34:00 AM

    Good habits are formed in the same manner as bad ones. This is a great way to develop a good habit!
WHITEANGEL4 10/10/2012 9:23:00 PM

    It is so easy to say forget it, but once you get started it is wonderful
SUCCESS68 10/10/2012 7:17:00 PM

    I started with 10 min 3 times per week and while I was at work i had to incorporate walking in place, yoga poses, arm and leg exercises, stretching, drinking water, and meditation. I work 13 hr days so this keeps me active and moving throughout the day.I start my day with my treadmill and it gets me started an focus for the rest of my day.
J2740LOU 10/10/2012 6:29:00 PM

    Something is the first step in the right direction!
BOBEVO 10/10/2012 3:26:00 PM

    5 is 5 times better than 0 emoticon
MNWILDCIN 10/10/2012 11:04:00 AM

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LYNCHD05 10/10/2012 11:03:00 AM

    Happened to me yesterday.
EPATTEN79 10/10/2012 11:00:00 AM

    Totally needed to read this today. With it being colder and darker this time of year I'm not as motivated to exercise, but giving myself 5 minutes may jumpstart me to do 30 minutes.
WATCHINW8 10/10/2012 6:56:00 AM

    5 gets my blood flowing and I feel like, why not 5 more.......
RIGBY31 6/1/2010 9:42:00 PM

    I did 30 minutes today that was not what I wanted to do at first, but afterwards, I felt better (not euphoric, just better!)
MLSSA33 6/1/2010 2:40:00 PM

    I agree

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