Dont Use Your Monthly "Special Visit" As An Excuse To Not Exercise!
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Using menstrual cycle/cramps as an excuse to not exercise is silly and ancient! Studies show that light exercise could be highly beneficial because they help to relieve the muscular stiffness and spasm that is experienced during this period and second it helps secrete endorphins that help reduce pain.
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I think this is an essential exercise many people dont do. Tally up your monthly net income, and tally up your monthly expenses, not including frills, like coffee at coffee shops. What you have left is your discretionary income. The "extra" money you have at the end of the month. There are 4.3 weeks in a month, break down your "extra" money per week and make a budget.
When you know what you are working with it is easier to set goals and prepare a budget.
Everytime I make an excuse to not be healthy and active. I write the excuse down and have a no excuse list. I post it so I can see how many times I try to weasel out. Example: excuse-can't afford gym well could I afford monthly rx because of bad health?
Using my son and work and school as an excuse for not exercising. I have been using them too much this last 2 weeks as a way of covering for not working out.24 So I remind my self of the positive reasons for going to the gym and the way I feel after. I am usually able to pep talk myself back into the gym. If not I make sure I remind myself that I should have gone and try to do something in place of the exercise.
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