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Twenty-three and a half hours. . .

Thursday, December 29, 2011

This is a very good video of a doctor explaining what one thing we can do to maintain better health. It is soooo much simpler than we think!!
youtu.be/aUaInS6HIGo
So it turns out that the relatively simple act of exercising for 30 minutes a day does all sorts of wonderful things for our health. When I think about my own experience, it is certainly true that I feel better when I'm getting regular exercise, even if it is just thirty minutes of Wii steps while I'm watching the morning news.

Why then, is it so hard sometimes to motivate myself to simply do it?? I don't have an answer for that, but I do know that it works better for me if I arrange my schedule to roll out of bed and get that exercise in right away--before coffee, before doing the dishes from the night before, before "straightening up" the living room, etc. etc. If I allow myself to be distracted by the other 23 1/2 hours worth of work and activity in the day, I'm doomed to lose that 1/2 hour.
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  • SUNNY332

    Brilliant minds think alike!

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    Awesome!

    Hugs, Sunny
    3010 days ago
  • no profile photo CD7403040
    I'm a morning exerciser too. I find that if I leave it until later in the day it's too easy to make excuses not to work out. Either I'm tired or I have something else to do or some poor excuse. I always feel so much better when I start the day with a workout.

    Have a wonderful 2012!
    3013 days ago
  • ZELLAZM
    I can testify to the value. It's become a habit and I've only broken my streak twice in almost four years. Happy New Year, Judi!
    3014 days ago
  • ENDUROVET
    Unfortunately I'm not (& likely never shall be) a morning person, so I haven't done badly sticking to my lunch-hour exercise routine...
    3014 days ago
  • JUSGETTENBY42
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    3014 days ago
  • STRINGS58
    This was a good video -- I walked for several nights straight. by the 4th night I was tired (much of this walking happened in the evening) and I told hubby "I get discipline points for this!" because we both knew I wasn't up for it. It felt good though. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3014 days ago
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