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Just Do 10 Minutes



When I'm super tired and just don't think I have the energy to exercise, I tell myself "just 10 minutes". Some days, once I start, I can do more and some days, I just do the 10 minutes. Either way, at least I exercised a few minutes.

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  • Found this to be true for myself also. Just a 10 minute walk often turns into 30 minutes. - by LYNNES6
  • Thanks for the Tip - by SMITHANI
  • Good one! - by LEANMEAN2
  • some days 10 is all it takes to get energized.
    maybe time restrictions and family or job obligations make it harder but 10 minutes could be as simple as a quick walk around the neighborhood or thru a mall. - by SOFT_VAL67
  • This is SOOO true! And, often, once a person gets a couple of minutes into things it feels so good you go much longer than the ten minutes. Keep up the great work!
    emoticon emoticon - by ROXYHON
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • So true. Thanks - by DELLMEL
    Yep! Just emoticon ... works every time! emoticon - by 1STBUCKETITEM
    Good advice. Ten minutes is better than zero minutes. - by VAINVT
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  • Thanks for the tip and also for sharing. - by AMBER461
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  • I like your tip a lot.

    I have read a lot about this idea - of the active and reactive brain's resistance. "Do it tomorrow." By Mark Forster. He tells exactly this - to offset the resistance, it is enough "I just do a little bit.". The approach of "I go out for a 30 min run" can creat great resistance. emoticon emoticon - by HAKAPES
  • Thanks for the great tip!!! - by AMPM0613
  • emoticon Good idea. - by FITNESSFREAK10

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