There no excuse for getting to the gym if you take advantage of the facility provided by your employer. We have a gym in our building at I look forward to hitting it at the end of the day before going home, then there are no excuses once home for not doing it.
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Need more motivation to get in the gym? I find that I am more dedicated to "gym time" because of all the fun group fitness classes. Zumba, Dance, Bootcamp, Step Aerobics, Spinning, you name your gym might have it! Seeing people that are different from me whether younger or older, smaller or larger doing the exercises with such dedication makes me step my game up! I can get an hour workout in and make new friends, who could ask for more?
Chores after Cardio... take advantage of those endorphins!!!
After I workout (especially do Cardio) I have this lasting energy that keeps me wanting to stay active for a good amount of time after I leave the gym. I take full advantage of this and plan my cleaning and chores for after gym time. That way I am still burning calories by actively cleaning!!!
Doing this allows me to 1. exercise more and 2. have a clean house!!! Take advantage of your endorphins that are still active and making you full of energy!!! I do my best cleaning post-workout!!!
This might sound like a no-brainer, but scheduling gym time on my "to-do" list keeps me on track even on days when I don't really feel like exercising. Then, if I don't go, I feel like I have not accomplished everything I needed to for the day. I also keep gym clothes ready to go, so I automatically grab them on the way out the door; exercise is now so much a part of my routine that I don't even think about not doing it.
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