How to find time for fitness

Aug 18, 2022

 by Marilyn Hoyt

Do you know one of the reasons people have for NOT being able to commit to a regular fitness routine? 

It’s because they say they “don’t have enough time.”

So in this email, I’m going to break down some ways you can find that time!

This quote pretty much sums up why this matters:

If you don’t make time for your wellness, eventually, you will have to make time for your illness.

Even committing to JUST 5 MINUTES can help transform your routine. Over time, after that 5 minutes takes root, it can grow to 30 minutes you enjoy and look forward to.

10 Ways to Find Time for Your Fitness

  1. Get up first thing in the morning and walk or do a cardio session.
  2. Take a walk or do a workout during your lunch break.
  3. Do strength exercises while watching TV at night (planks, bridges, squats, etc.).
  4. Turn household chores into a cardio session by turning up the music and moving fast enough to get your heart rate up.
  5. Turn your date nights into “fun” nights – go skating, hit the batting cage, ride a bike, or be active! (The same goes for family activity days.)
  6. Have a plan for your nutrition AND your workouts. When you have a plan in place, following it is a no-brainer!
  7. Make an appointment with your calendar every week and block time for your health & fitness into your schedule (workouts, meal planning, shopping, & prep, etc.)
  8. Find things you love – food choices or exercise choices. You’ll start looking forward to it.
  9. Get support and accountability either in-person or online. Sometimes all you need is a cheerleader.
  10. Wear a fitness tracker and set daily movement goals. Don’t go to bed until you meet those goals!

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Temporary assignment for today: sneak away for 5 minutes and take action (stretch, crank out a set or two of push-ups/lunges, go for a brisk walk … do ONE THING). You will feel accomplished afterward!