Wednesday, November 25, 2015

How Moms Can Motivate Themselves to Exercise

It is a given that moms have a lot of responsibilities to take care of at work and at home. These responsibilities often become the roadblocks that stop them from sticking to a fitness routine. In this post, I will share with you some tips on tearing these barriers down so that you can be the healthy and fit mom you've always wanted to be.

Get started. Fitness doesn't have to be complicated. You can start with it by doing the simplest physical activities your energy and time allows. Begin by exercising for a few minutes whenever you can --- before going to work or during breaks. Execute basic exercising movements and optimize later.

Inject fun in your fitness routine. Do physical activities which you really enjoy. This will prevent boredom from creeping into your quest to be physically fit. Instead of listing up for calisthenics, join a group where you can learn to dance. You might also want to consider signing up for sports program.

Build positive habits. Don't be easily dismayed when you fail to hit your fitness goals on time. Stop being hard on your self and try your best to think and act positively in all circumstances. Focus on enjoying healthy years with your children instead of counting calories, routine repetitions and missed steps. Focusing on the bigger picture will motivate you to get up and do your best each day.

You might find this video helpful if you're getting back from a long period of time with no exercise.

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