Don't have time to exercise?
What's your excuse? Lack of time?
No matter how busy you are, someone equally as busy or busier is finding time to exercise. We all have the same number of minutes in a day, the question is do you have at least 10 minutes for yourself on two or more days/week?
Squeezing in even a few minutes of exercise, such as walking, has a huge benefit for your health and mood. You do not need to go to a gym or buy equipment.
1. Make yourself a priority. Lack of time frequently means that you are taking care of others. If you don’t find time to take care of yourself, you won’t be able to take care of others.
2. Be an active TV watcher. At commercial breaks get up and walk around (not to the kitchen for snack!). Do some brief exercises, such as jumping jacks or knee bends.
3. Be an active internet user. Schedule an appointment with yourself. Keep that appointment for doing at least a brief walk mid-morning or mid-afternoon.
4. Combine lunch with a walk. Take a brisk 10 minute walk at your lunch time at work; get one of your co-workers to go with you.
5. On your days off work, plan to take a walk, bike, garden or do other outside activities.
Develop a habit of regular activity to make it seem less like workand more like it is a part of your daily routine.
There is a saying: if you don’t have time to exercise,
do you have time to be sick?
Think about it.
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