When there are people in your life, that make comments that are not helpful and hurt your willpower - Use them as additional motivation. Just remember if you stay with your goals and good habits, they will be the ones left in the dust.
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I'll only have one! I'll just check my e-mails...I'll just watch one show! I'll just buy one pair, but 2 shoe boxes later...(okay 3)! Exercise is the same way for me...if I say " just 15 minutes"... I always complete my goal time of an hour! Now if I can just conquer this shoe thing!!!
I tend to stick to anything fun. If I'm watching tv, sometimes I'll pick a word I know will occur in the show (For example, for supernatural the word is awesome). If I hear the word, I'll pause the show for a minute and do some sort of healthy exercise: jog in place, crunch, jumping jacks, or drink a glass of water if my intake is low. This helps me to stay on track.
Whenever a season of Biggest Loser starts I break out my stepper. While watching it I'll step up and down. As the trainers start kicking butt I find myself picking up the pace! During commercials I'll stop and do push ups off the step and squats. It's motivating to me AND I'll get 1-2hrs of awsome cardio while watching my favorite show ;)
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