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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Starting out slow and giving your body time to adjust
Most people start out exercising full on and when they feel the pain, they back off. I start out slow and add exercises and repetitions slowly. This gives my body time to adjust to the extra exercise time and repetitions. There is no need to hurt yourself and make exercising something to avoid. Make it easy and fun. Add an exercise a month if you like.
I do side leg lifts, knee bends, wall push ups (easier), and windmills (touch toes across). I am up to 150 wall push up in sets of 50, and 50 each on the other three exercises. I started the wall push ups at 50 and added ten a day, and the other exercises at 10 each (easy) and added five a day (easy).
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
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