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Make An Exercise Plan

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I use my SP Fitness Planner for my strength training and cardio. I also write a plan for my 5 days of cardio on Sunday afternoon as I look at the schedule for the week ahead. This helps me fit it in, doesn't leave time for excuses and helps keep me fit and organized.

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  • I'm one of those people that has to have a workout planned ahead. I use DVDs for exercise so I try to come up with a 6-week rotation. I also keep a log of all my workouts with comments about intensity and fun factor and this helps me to plan future workouts. - by MEEBELO
  • Excellent idea. It is probably a lot harder to ignore doing something if it's written down. Thanks for sharing...I'm off to write down my exercise plan for this week. - by LYNNIERN
  • Making an exercice plan works great! It didn't work for me until I wrote it down and taped it to my desk. emoticon - by JODENEMARIE
  • Thanks for sharing. - by LEANMEAN2
  • You have to have a plan to get done what you want to accomplish. Thanks for sharing! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon - by J2740LOU
  • SCOTLA
    Great idea. We all do better when we plan. - by SCOTLA
  • Great tip for those learning to incorporate fitness in daily routines! - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • RASIRE
    great tip! emoticon - by RASIRE
  • Great idea. Planning makes for success. - by MARYGOLD5
  • WHERERMY62KEYS
    good idea - by WHERERMY62KEYS
  • Great Idea, but still time consuming, although I do agree we should plan ahead for our exercise routines. - by HYATTI1
  • TDEMAIO2
    AWESOME : ) thank you :D - by TDEMAIO2
  • Hmm...oh to be organized and time enough to do this! I feel so overwhelmed right now. I wanna do it all and make it all happen. It"s stressing me out. I really like this idea!! emoticon - by SEWKOOLMOM2
  • Thanks for sharing - by LEANMEAN2
  • I like to have a plan soi knowm what I am doing. This way I don't have to think about it in the morning. - by LYNCHD05
  • NAOLEE
    Yes, that will work. Thanks. - by NAOLEE
  • Will try this ...maybe if I write it in, I'll actually get up and do it! - by PYNETREE
  • great idea--if I wait to do things daily, I get bogged down in articles and nutrition tracking and miss the varied plans for exercise....then wonder why I'm bored with my current routines! - by JPEARL127
  • Seeing a plan visually is a great way to reinforce it and helps support success. - by NESARIAN
  • I also do this and it truley helps keep me moving and motivated, so that I don't have to deduct from my fitness minutes that I have already posted for the week.
    emoticon - by DLDMIL
  • CARRELLEBERT
    great idea, thanks! - by CARRELLEBERT
  • great idea ! Organization is the key :) - by WALKSINLIGHT
  • Thanks for this! - by SPARKSUE198
  • I do that type of thing regarding meals, but haven't considered the tracker like that. Sounds like a FAB idea, especially for strength emoticon training, which I need to pick up on!
    emoticon - by GINGERVISTA
  • great idea.. - by MIRFA71
  • good idea - by CMORISAK
  • EPATTEN79
    I'm going to have to start using the planner so I can stop coming up with excuses. - by EPATTEN79
  • I'm learning how important planning can be. - by SUCCESS68
  • Planning ahead? Brilliant! - by MRSTAZMAYO
  • great idea - by TRYINGHARD54
  • that is an EXCELLENT idea... - by LADYGWEN25
  • thanks for sharing - by DEE107

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