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On days that I don't feel like exercising or think that I don't have time, I remember that I ALWAYS feel better after I've exercised. I never regret taking that 30-60 mins to exercise but I've often regretted skipping it.

- Submitted by MARYMARY611 3/25/2010 in Exercise | 27 Comments
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GHOSTFLAMES 3/25/2010 2:39:00 PM

RUSTYSHAW1 3/26/2010 12:05:00 AM

    I ALWAYS feel better after exercising and yet sometimes I DRAG MYSELF to begin. Why oh why? Anyhow, you are right. DO IT ANYWAY because exercising DOES WORK.
STPJUDGE 7/1/2010 8:45:00 AM

    I completely agree. And on those days when I just don't 'feel' like exercising I tell myself just do it for 30 minutes. I even give myself permission to go at half pace because something is better than nothing at all and ususally once I get started I do the whole darned work out anyway. emoticon
SHEILAS6 3/25/2010 8:45:00 PM

    I just had a team member ask if we felt better or worse after exercising. How happy I was to answer with a resounding YES, and a copy of this SECRET! Thank you Mary..
IRENEHARPS 3/25/2010 6:39:00 PM

    I agree 100% with you. It's so easy to talk ourselves out of exercising. When we follow through on our commitment, it not only makes us feel better, I think we feel proud that we honoured our own sense of pride.
FREETOBEME1976 12/5/2013 1:02:00 AM

    That is true! I never say gosh I feel crappy after I exercise. I usually say that before though
REDROSEBUD4 10/24/2013 1:35:00 PM

    Isn't this the truth. emoticon
SREA19 9/15/2013 10:15:00 PM

    That's so true and I've never thought of it like that before. I always regret not working out when I told myself I was going to. But I never regret working out. I'll think of this the next time I try to talk myself out of it.
CHANARO 8/10/2012 11:39:00 AM

    I am putting this quote in my motivation journal! "I've never regretted taking the time to exercise but I've often regretted skipping it." -- CLASSIC!!!
ZOEYBLU 4/6/2011 11:28:00 AM

    I so agree with you !
SORCHA89 2/19/2011 6:16:00 AM

    TRUE THAT!!! The rush you get after really good cardio is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!
FINGERSCROSSEDC 1/26/2011 10:38:00 AM

    SO true!!!
APPLEBELLS 9/2/2010 4:44:00 PM

    This is so true!
XIOMI1209 4/17/2010 7:26:00 PM

    I definitely agree.
PETALDEAR 4/15/2010 5:22:00 PM

    So right. Have just worked through something like this for the last few weeks. Work and study committments gave me the excuse to cut down my regular gym visits and I ate more. Now that I am making myself go no matter what it seems easier to eat less and I am back on track. When work and study piles up again as it will I will just get up earlier to exercise and/or organise myself better the night before. It can be done
*MADGE* 4/10/2010 4:42:00 PM

    I totally agree. Even if I only take a short walk I think it is better than nothing.
BRANAUBREY 4/8/2010 9:58:00 PM

DESERTFLOWERG 4/8/2010 4:15:00 PM

FRENCHTOSD 4/7/2010 4:18:00 PM

    I agree with Spark Guy - tell yourself you will at least do 10 minutes. If you do more it's gravy. This works like a charm for me. I haven't missed a workout in months due to this secret. 99% of the time I exceed 10 minutes.
SWISSMISS10 4/6/2010 12:03:00 PM

    Nice job Mary! So easy to forget when I am feeling lazy or sluggish - but it is so true!! Thanks for the reminder. emoticon
GERRYCAM1 3/29/2010 8:21:00 PM

    Absolutely. Thats so right
ALWAYSCHANGING 3/28/2010 8:13:00 AM

    This is so true, dragging my butt to the gym, out the door or just to the floor for crunches is actually the hardest part of my routine. But once I get moving for about 10 minutes I am in it to win it and afterwards I feel as if I can do anything! My energy is boundless!
KNOXIEII 3/27/2010 12:04:00 PM

    This is so true! I hate getting out of bed especially on cold winter mornings but once in the gym and started it really makes me feel better and by 6:30 in the morning when I have an hour or hour and a half of workout in Wow do I feel great! emoticon
BLOOMING52 3/25/2010 11:15:00 PM

    Thank you,.
MOVE-DAILY 3/25/2010 5:03:00 PM

    This is so true!
SPARKGUY 3/25/2010 4:51:00 PM

    GREAT secret MaryMary -- thanks for sharing!

SCIFILESLIE 3/25/2010 3:02:00 PM

    You nailed that right on the head!

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