I do a lot of computer work, reading, close work. I find I, and my body feels a lot better if I take quick fitness breaks every hour. I have DVD's with 10 minute workouts, or I do stairs, or go walk around my building, anything just to get moving, warmed up and stretched out.
This helps keeps your metabolism burning, prevents you from getting stiff (important with a chronic disease) and generally makes you feel better! Our bodies were designed for moving, not sitting!!
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I read somewhere once that it takes 30 days to make a habit but only one day to break it. (EX: if you exercise everyday for 30 days, it becomes a habit, but it only takes 1 day to say "not today" to break your streak, causeing you to have to start the 30 days all over. Same goes with eating habits, if you are eating healthy, it only takes one day to throw you off and put you back into bad habits.) Stay focused and things will come easier.
Break up your workouts into 10 minute segments just to get started or break a plateau. Also squeeze in random acts of fitness anytime you can...whether it's chasing your kids or taking a longer walk. These really help me add up my calorie burn for the day when I'm busy or lacking in motivation. 252
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