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!
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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!
Telling myself that my exercise time is my "me" time by myself really helps me get up and do it everyday. It is the one time of the day I'm alone. When I get it done first thing in the morning, I end up having more me time at the end of the day for other things as well! Win, win!
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