My washer & dryer are in the basement and NOT next to the bedrooms. When we do laundry(even the kids) we all have to spend time running up and down the stairs from the basement to the second floor, for extra exercise. On laundry days my pedometer count is higher.
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My washer and dryer are in the basement, so when I go down to do or check on laundry, I do about 5 minutes of sweeping, decluttering, etc. Seeing things getting cleaner little by little is motivation to keep it up. My basement is almost clean now, almost painlessly.43
My treadmill is in the basement, right next to the laundry room. Before each workout, I throw a load of wash in the washer. My workout is just long enough for the wash to finish, then I throw it in the dryer after my run. It feels like less of a chore since I'm down there anyway.
And if I'm feeling unmotivated to run, I remember that there's laundry. Either way, it gets me up and at 'em.
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