I change from work clothes to exercise clothes as soon as I get home from work. I exercise the same time every workout day and I don't plan anything else for that time on my workout days. Putting on my exercise bra, my running shoes, and watch is a big part in getting the exercise done.
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I ususally have an excuse about not riding stationary/exercise rower bike because my sons are watching the big screen with their shows and my bike is right there next to it. So, I have asked my sons and hubby to let me have a good one hour to exercise and watch my shows that keep my mind off the exercising that makes it easier for me. They all now support "My 1 hour Exercise Time' and infact encourage me to do my hour so they can have their big screen time back!48
Actually when my exercise time is MY time - the only my time I get in a day - so I really don't want someone to exercise with but it helps if I go to the gym and see other people working out; that motivates me! 315
Make exercising time a stress-free zone. I do not allow myself to worry about anything or think any unhappy thoughts while exercising. I began looking forward to exercising when it became the one part of my day where I could push all of my stressors out of my head and focus on my dreams and aspirations.
For example, while running I might think about a vacation I want to take to Italy. Or about how amazing I will look in my swimsuit. Or, I think about how great it would be to be laying on a beach under a beautiful sunset. Anything that is positive and stress-free!
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