Imagining Beautiful Places I'Ve Been Helps Me Finish Tough Cardio Workouts.
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When I feel like I'm hitting the wall during a spinning class or on the elliptical, I let my mind drift away to beautiful places I've been and imagine myself cruising through them. Imagining that I am cycling through the woods or running through the farmer's fields of Illinois helps me to overcome feelings of, "I can't do it" and "I have to quit now." After a few minutes of visualization, I can re-focus my attention on my workout without the emotional obstacles I had before.
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Every night before I sleep I imagine, who I will look after losing weight and I imagine that i am wearing a beautiful dress and looking great in it . Also I imagine that I will be able to run and play with my daughter in the park with all the activity and vitality.
When you are doing core workouts or any cardio, it is better if you do not arch your back. It does feel good to do so, but it is not recommended. Keeping the back straight imagining that it is stiff helps in both cardio and core work.
I joined a gym for a discount because they want to use me to advertise! Now I'm accountable to a gym for my weight loss and exercise! I have to go a minimum of three times a week to stay in the contract. Talk about motivation!
I've discovered that doing cardio before and after strength training helps keep me from getting stiff and sore.
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