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Treat exercise like any other appointment you have to attend.

Make an appointment with yourself and do NOT cancel!

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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.
- Submitted by LIZZY63 6/28/2010 in Exercise | 22 Comments
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MIRALBA 11/6/2010 9:19:00 PM

    What a great inspiration!
1STBUCKETITEM 10/3/2014 2:53:00 AM

    emoticon Good idea! Thanks for the suggestion.
DIAMOND102 10/1/2014 5:14:00 PM

    emoticon emoticon
FABISERVANTES83 9/30/2014 4:45:00 PM

    I've actually been doing this. I add my workout into my daily calendar for 5 days and I treat it as an appointment. I love how my calendar looks after my task for the day (my workout) has been completed and it's crossed out. emoticon
HYATTI1 9/30/2014 4:29:00 PM

    Thanks for the input.
DELLMEL 9/29/2014 4:39:00 PM

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CHEBBA 9/29/2014 4:30:00 PM

    It's a 10-mile drive to our nearest town and the gym. We make appointments when working with our personal trainer, and keep them unless something critical crops up, but have to be flexible when going by ourselves. If we don't go to the gym, we do a 3-6 mile walk with the dogs - DB does that come what may, I join him on the days I'm not at the gym. It works for us. What is non-negotiable is doing no exercise!
MARYJOHANNAH 9/29/2014 11:35:00 AM

    I write down that I have to work out every day....it feels so good when it gets a check. I feel like have accomplished some thing good.
VAINVT 9/29/2014 8:18:00 AM

    My favorite exercise classes are on my calendar.
BANNERMAN 2/22/2014 2:47:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
BANNERMAN 2/22/2014 2:47:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
DELLMEL 2/22/2014 2:20:00 AM

    Great
SJKENT1 2/21/2014 10:29:00 PM

    yes!
AMBER461 2/21/2014 7:04:00 PM

    This gym is very good to they patrons. I guest their are interested in your well being.
Thanks for sharing and keep exercising.
FABISERVANTES83 2/21/2014 6:00:00 PM

    This is a good idea emoticon
FRAN0426 2/21/2014 1:25:00 PM

    Great way to stay accountable in getting your exercise done. Your gym must be really interested in having their members continue on the right path.
MARYHENNIG 2/21/2014 11:31:00 AM

    What I am doing while on vacation right now...walking 3+ miles to start each day. Need to keep this up when I get home. The weight has just been falling off.
PROPMAN1 2/21/2014 10:10:00 AM

    You have very nice gym mates. Keep going. It's important for your mental, psychological and physical well-being.
MARYELA 2/21/2014 9:13:00 AM

    this really makes sense
VAINVT 2/21/2014 7:19:00 AM

    Nice people at the gym. This is a very nice and supportive thing for them to do.
DEBBIEKAY1 7/20/2010 8:34:00 AM

    Excellent! good for you! it is so important to treat our selves well
CONNIE1-11 6/29/2010 3:19:00 AM

    this is what i do !

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