I'm sure I look odd bouncing around on the treadmill with a book five inches from my nose, but reading fast-paced, trashy novels makes the time fly by, especially when I'm doing the harder jogging intervals. Music is great for pacing, but the book gets my mind in another world entirely while the treadmill keeps me at the right pace.
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Push yourself a little harder when doing an activity. If walking, for five minutes walk faster for 3-5 minutes and then at a comfortable pace for a few minutes. If walking fast, try jogging for 1-3 minutes, and then walk fast. Point is to use these challenging intervals to wake up your system.
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