I guess congratulations are in order as it seems I found the title of my first book above! 😁
Okay, jokes apart, it’s a new year and while I’m not really one who makes resolutions at the beginning of the year, I believe that the feeling of newness that comes with the season can help us re-route to living better in all areas.
As a wife and mom who runs more than one gig (even though one is a fitness center), I find it really hard to stick with a specific routine when it comes to exercise and I’m sure I’m not alone.
Lord knows the hustle is real right?
True! But on the other hand, it’s only when we are in good health that the hustle can really make sense. So I’m going to share 3 ways you can fit in exercise into your busy schedule.
1. Treat it as an appointment:
Yes, when you intentionally prioritize your health and wellness, you will set out time to do what you need to do. I set alarms to exercise at night because that’s when it’s most convenient for me.
Trust me, you don’t need so much time to get your heart pumping and your muscles warm. You can start with as little as 10 minutes and increase it when you can.
My company recently launched a product, Fitfam exercise games™ cards that encouraged busy people like you to exercise anytime, anywhere and have fun while at it.
2. Make more active choices:
I know the “take the stairs not the elevator” rhyme sounds cliche but it’s true. If you are too busy to hit the gym, the best you can do is to deliberately make active choices throughout the day.
Take the stairs, ditch the intercom and the intranet if possible and walk to your colleague’s desk to make that inquiry.
If you run a business, try to move around the shop too, don’t be the madam who just sits on the chair directing everyone else around.
3. Don’t dwell on it too much:
Am I contradicting myself? No. Here’s what I mean. Sometimes we dwell so much on failure, we refuse to move forward. You missed two days of exercise, okay. Move on and don’t miss the third.
You gorged down half a box of pizza and 3 sparkling glasses on Friday night, not good but can we just move on with a salad and grilled chicken with mashed potatoes?
I hope these 3 tips will help you get more active this year as we get set to smash those money and life goals.
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