Working out – BLAH!!!


Yup – Exercise – this word makes a few people cringe, including myself.  But, I have noticed how down I feel since I quit and I actually started doing it again today.  I hope to keep up the motivation but if exercise just does not make you all excited – starting small is a great start – start with walking.  And not just walking on a treadmill or around town, changing things just in your daily routine of life, can help a lot!

Some examples:

  • Mow the lawn with a push mower instead of a rider
  • Park your car farther away from the store
  • Get out and rake the leaves (no leaf blower, that is cheating) and then jump in the pile with your kids
  • Walk the mall and window shop – make a few rounds, you never know what you missed the first and second time around!
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator
  • Next time you are cleaning – crank the music and next thing you know, you will be dancing

Every little bit helps!

And, I suggest going for walks with friends, you seem to go longer when you are chatting with someone rather than walking alone!


One response to this post.

  1. way to start back up! i’ve been exercising since Jan. 3 and I am feeling great. I’ve been suggesting to people to sign up for a local 5k. It’s 3.1 miles… just walk it! it helps keep you motivated!!! I actually just signed up for a half marathon at disneyland in sept.l..i’m excited and have a lot of training to keep up!


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