Just like the old TV show, my daughter and I pick a secret word of the day. When someone says it, you have to do a selected activity like dance in place for 30 seconds or 10 jumping jacks. We limited it at just home at first, but now include daycare too. She thinks it's hilarious and I get a few extra chances to exercise.
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When I have a pile of clutter that needs organizing, or a tedious job I dislike doing, I set a timer for 15 minutes. I tell myself I must only work that long. Every time I end up working much longer--sometimes even finishing the job!
This "trick" works for exercise too!
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