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I never "find" time to exercise - I just exercise and then somehow the time comes to fit in all the other things.

- Submitted by BARBARAROCKSIT 5/20/2010 in Exercise | 24 Comments
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COLLIMA 8/26/2012 9:32:00 PM

    Yep...that's what I have to do....I get out of bed early, walk the three blocks to the gym, and work out before I have a chance to wake up and think about it!

Margie
JEANNEMARIE55 8/26/2012 5:41:00 PM

    I need to exercise first thing in the morning or I find myself making excuses
DOTTIEJANE1 8/26/2012 2:11:00 PM

    Get you planner or to do list for the week and put in fitness ,and just do it as you will everything in the page.
PENNYPACKER3 8/26/2012 1:01:00 PM

    I make exercise a NUMBER ONE priority. Even if I have to doit early 5 AM or late 9:30 PM. emoticon
CHERYLSBUTT 8/26/2012 12:49:00 PM

    I understand the concept but working out first thing in the morning is best for me. I make myself a prority and nothing stops me because its first!
IRBDIANE 9/7/2012 7:00:00 AM

    This may get me going! emoticon
TERID816 8/27/2012 10:04:00 PM

    I'm not an early morning person! My time is my lunch hour. Honestly, it doesn't take an hour to eat my lunch! I take the majority of that time and hit the sidewalk and get in 2-2.5 miles as many days as I can, weather cooperating. On inclement days, I'm fortunate to have a BIG building to walk in - 8 laps around our front foyer = 1 mile!
NHEMBERGER 8/27/2012 8:18:00 AM

    I'm not a morning person, but when I get up 15 min early (instead of hitting the snooze twice) I get on my Gazelle & have so much more exercise & determine for the day!
HYATTI1 8/26/2012 9:44:00 PM

    I know that's the answer but truthfully it's easier said than done.

Joanna
ILOVEJIM851991 8/26/2012 6:31:00 PM

    that's what I do too until I get the call to go to work
NAOLEE 8/26/2012 6:09:00 PM

    Good. You can do exercises any time, any place. If you start to think that you need to do exercises and you don't like them; you won't do them. The best think if don't think about them. emoticon Thank you.
NESARIAN 8/26/2012 3:29:00 PM

    Always works best when I follow this tip!
MILLEDGE2 8/26/2012 1:45:00 PM

    Gonna tell myself this about 100 times this coming week!
PUDINTANE68 8/26/2012 10:55:00 AM

    Thats a great way to look at it and when you exercise you have more energy to get other things done!
WHERERMY62KEYS 8/26/2012 10:38:00 AM

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CMORISAK 8/26/2012 10:30:00 AM

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GARDENSFORLIFE 8/26/2012 10:16:00 AM

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GINGERVISTA 8/26/2012 9:15:00 AM

    Yep......just gotta do it! Even 10 minutes! emoticon
PYNETREE 8/26/2012 8:28:00 AM

    ...that's it. Just do it! No excuses.
BECKAFANO 8/26/2012 7:22:00 AM

    Awesome - I'm putting it on my list of inspirational quotes.
TRYINGHARD54 8/26/2012 7:11:00 AM

    good blog
LWADE1963 8/26/2012 6:33:00 AM

    Love this tip. I saved it to my favorites as a reminder
MRSTAZMAYO 8/26/2012 5:53:00 AM

    It's true. We have the time for our priorities. If exercise is important, we will fit it in!
KAITMEND 5/24/2011 1:05:00 PM

    I hate when people say they don't have time to exercise...everyone has 10, 15, 20, 30 min SOMEWHERE in their day...maybe they spend it sleeping...but it is there. Maybe you'll have to wake up an hour earlier to go to the gym BEFORE work instead of sleeping up until the very last second. Perhaps you only get 10 minutes to check your email before bed instead of the usual 45 because you exercised for 30 min.

I'm a full time graduate student on top of working 40 hours per week (2 jobs). If I have time, so do you!

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