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I save my newest books, audio books, or favorite tv shows (on Netflix or Hulu) for when I exercise, and ONLY when I exercise. If I want to enjoy those particular activities, I have to exercise. Not only am making exercise positive, but I look forward to it. Also, a tv show with no or limited commercials is a great amount of time for some cardio! (42ish minutes)
Beat Treadmill Boredom by Streaming Weight Loss Shows at the Gym!
I get super bored on the treadmill, so I've started to stream "The Biggest Loser" on my iPhone, through Hulu. Not only does it give me something to focus on, but I get the added benefit of positive coaching from the trainers on the show. I figure, if those people can work out for 8 hours a day, I can knock out 30 minutes on the treadmill.
Netflix: Cheaper than Cable, Endless Entertainment Options
Instead of paying large monthly sums for cable or satellite television, we use a Netflix account to watch movies and our favorite TV episodes. Online "watch instantly" options are great and provide endless entertainment options.
The cheapest Netflix package is about $10/month and they often offer free trials and other deals. You may even know a friend who already has Netflix who will share their "watch instantly" login information with you for free! You can also get workout DVDs through Netflix.
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