Get up and go to the bathroom first. Then evaluate how you feel - if you're still dead tired, you probably need the sleep - go back to bed. But once you're up, you're more likely to feel like you might as well STAY up, and then you can get in that morning work out!
Just an idea to help you avoid the "I'm too tired" excuse for exercise!
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Don't skimp on sleep by trying to add more events to the days. It's a stressor & gets everying out of balance. and Don't repeatedly hit the snooze button, either go to sleep earlier or take a nap. Don't let the snooze button become a habit that needs broken.
I learned about balance by balancing my time.
To make sure I don't change my mind about working out in the morning, I don't allow myself to hit the snooze button when the alarm sounds...if I don't get up then, I'll not only miss my workout I'll also be late for work (or other activity). To make sure I don't miss my PM workouts, I change my clothes as soon as I get in the house from work...no exceptions and no excuses.
If you have struggled like me to find an exercise routine that you enjoy and keeps you motivated everyday, sign up with a yoga, pilates or other exercise studio that charges you if you don't come to your class. Many gyms or studios have online class sign ups and if you cancel less than 8-12 hours in advance, you have to pay a fee. Saving money is another reason to get up and go at 6am when hitting the snooze button could end your fitness streak!
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