Incorrect Thinking About Exercise
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
SparkBuddies, my thinking about exercise is pretty bad. I think of it as this chore that needs to be completed before my day can continue or end. It annoys me to no end and I don’t look forward to it at all. This obviously won’t help me lose weight or stay fit. When I’m there on the track, in the park or in the gym I’m glad I’m there. 95% of the time I enjoy it and feel better when it’s done.
Why the constant fight with myself?
Why do I roll my eyes whenever I look at my schedule for the day?
Why do I hate it so?
Why can’t I look forward to it?
I have plenty of options as to what I can do, so it’s not a matter of breaking a rut. I’m a pretty repetitive person anyway, so going for a walk everyday is something I don’t mind doing. How in the world can I change my thinking? I’d love to be able to get up, look forward to my evening workout. Instead, all I do is dread it for the entire day and more often than not (sad to say) not go. Although I’ve been doing very well this month by simply making myself go, I don’t want it to be the chore it is right now.