On days I really don't want to exercise, I tell myself, "I can do ANYTHING for 10 minutes." I try to do at least 10 minuts of cardio and at least 10 minutes of strength 5 days a week. This is a do-able amount of time for me.
I use Hemalayaa's Bollywood Dance DVD's for cardio. Most of them are already broken into 10-15 minute segments, so it's easy to do a quick workout and to switch it up so I don't get bored. for strength, I use the SparkPeople Firm & Fit DVD.
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we collect cans! so on daz when we dont do w/o's, i grab my perdometer, a grabber & i walk , pick up cans. i can steps, & collecting cans cleans up the enviorment, & i get a little money.. did u know 10 bags of crushed cans pays approx 15.00? thats a new gym outfit 4 me. 334
When first starting after living a sedentary lifestyle, setting up a workout regime seems so overwhelming let alone doing it. Start with dedicating 10 minutes to cardio and go from there. If you made it to the 10 minutes and still feel great, go another 10 minutes and so on. If you gave all that you can and are exhausted, then you can stop knowing you fulfilled your goal of 10 minutes of exercise.
I find this technique really helps me- I get motivated to workout as its "only 10 minutes" but always surpass my goal and exercise much longer.
Its a great way to get started, and once you have built up momentum and know you can do more you can set bigger goals.
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