I set a time to exercise and put it in my calendar as I would an appointment to the doctors. I set my appointments at 10 am Monday through Friday and workout for 1 hour. Mon, Wed, And Fri I do go to my doctors since they have volunteers to be exercise coaches in the small gym. On Tue and Thur I have same time set aside to do exercises using SP videos as my coach.
I use the treadmill for cardio at the doctors and I use dumbbells and exercise bands for strength both at home and at the doctors. I use the SP Videos to get a full workout of cardio and strength at home. I also make sure I warmup and cool-down every session.
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Make an appointment to worry! Great trick for keeping stress in its place!
If you find worries interrupting your positive outlook, set an appointment time for dealing with them. If stress creeps back into any other part of your day, remind yourself it's not time for that yet. During your "appointment" set a timer and devote all your attention to worrying. When it rings, move on to your next activity--just as you would with any other appointment. You'll be amazed at what this mental exercise can do to improve your quality of life!
Treat exercise like any other appointment you have to attend.
Make an appointment with yourself and do NOT cancel!
My gym is two minutes walk away and they have made a deal with me that if I am more than 15 minutes late they will call...unless I have informed them previously of a change in schedule for an important reason.
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