I exercise 3-5 times a week. If I slack on my exercises I feel more tired and down on myself. Even though I sometimes don't feel like exercising I push myself to do it and then I feel great afterwards. So I would saying that exercising is like giving a gift to myself.
If I don't exercise then I don't get that gift for the day.
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When it comes to starting a new lifestyle of exercising, start small but be consistant. When I used to try to be a body builder on my first day back to the gym and run a marathon on the tredmill, I was way too sore the next day to even continue and I soon found myself in the bed rather than in the gym. When you set a goal to be consistant, you will soon make exercise a habit and it will not be so hard to slowly add to your daily routine and before you know it, your life has changed!
Be consistant and don't skip adding your exercise points... they really add up. Also add to the list of favorite foods by entering item you eat that aren't on the regular list. You'll only have to take the time once.
when starting out, make a schedule for your workout time for the whole week, and stick to it. In order for it to really stick you need to make time for your exercise and be consistant until you get to a point where it is no longer like pulling teeth.
In the past I would always work out for 2 days then I wouldn't see the gym for months. The secret really in consistancy and determination. After you get past the first couple of weeks, it will become part of your routine and part of who you are.
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