Treat exercise like any other appointment you have to attend.
Make an appointment with yourself and do NOT cancel!
My gym is two minutes walk away and they have made a deal with me that if I am more than 15 minutes late they will call...unless I have informed them previously of a change in schedule for an important reason.
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I'm fortunate enough to live within two miles of a couple business districts so walking to the store or appointments is something I can do with a little planning. Now, I hang up the car keys and plan my schedule each day with the time I need to walk to and from the destination. I can easily get in an hour workout each day doing this. So many added benefits too - fresh air, great scenery and occasional visits with people along the way.
If you want to try this get yourself a nice backpack to carry everything you need. Stuff in that back some plastic bags and your rain/snow/weather related gear. Then give yourself the time you will need to hike it both directions.
My normal excercise routine is Jazzercise several times per week when I am at home. So on the road, I check out my destination for Jazzercise centers, e-mail them about whether there is a charge, and plan my schedule before ever leaving the house! That way I stay on track!30
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