Finding More Fitness Time…
One of the most common reasons that we don’t work out is because we just can’t find enough time in the day. It is horrible to think that on a 24 hour day there is not enough time to do something that is good for you… It happens! Here are a few incredibly simple tips on how to make health a priority!
Make fitness time a priority
In this post, I would like to show you a few ways to find more time to work out in your busy day. It’s all about corporate fitness.
We all need to make time for our health… It’s one of the most important things you can do for yourself!
Well, here you go…
Make it your priority
At the moment, a million other things are your priority. Making the beds, feeding the kids, going to work, cooking dinner, watching your favorite TV show, going to bed. Somewhere in there, you need to make fitness and health your priority.
Now, I am not saying make working out a more important priority than your kids. But it should be a more important priority than watching Lost or Deal or No Deal.
If you can do this, you will find that you make time for your workouts instead of wondering why there is no time.
Wake up earlier
This might mean waking up 20 minutes early and doing some yoga or body-weight exercises in your room or it might mean waking up an hour earlier and going for a run and a weight session.
Either way, waking up early will give you more time than you can specifically allot to fitness.
Park the car away from work
There are some really simple little things that you can do if you want to find time to work out. To do this you need to remember that you don’t always have to put on shorts and drive to the gym in order to workout.
For example, parking your car 15 minutes away from your office will give you a 30-minute walking session every single day. That way you get a workout without even having to do anything different.
Go directly to the gym
One technique that I have found to be particularly useful is going straight to the gym before or after work. This direct approach gives you a lot less wriggling room. When you drive straight to the gym you have less time to convince yourself that you are too tired or too busy.
You just go there and do it. Before and while you’re at the gym, don’t forget to check for fitness deals, you can find gym apparel & accessories on FitnessDealNews.com.
Workout during your lunch break
If you go into the city during lunchtime you will be amazed to see all the corporate folks going for a jog together. It is a great idea.
Most workplaces give you an hour lunch break which is often way more than you need. Why not try this instead:
- 0-5 minutes: get changed
- 5-35 minutes: go for a run
- 35-45 minutes: shower and change
- 45-60 minutes: eat lunch
This schedule is more than reasonable and by following it you will get a 30 minutes workout every single day, regardless of how busy you are. Why not make the most of the time that your work gives you instead of exercising on your own time?
Read, study or workout
Something I have seen more and more people do lately is read while they are sitting on the exercise bike.
I think it is a great idea. If you find that you don’t have time to work out because you need to study or read over some case notes from work then why not take them to the gym and read them while you are pedaling away on the bike?
You will kill two birds with one stone and you will feel a lot better about your “take-home” work.
Your health is so important… That’s why fitness time is vital!
You should never let your busy life get in the way of your workout routine or program. If you really want to be healthy and live a long life you need to find some time in your busy day to work out.
Try some of these tips, make fitness time a priority, and see how they work for you.
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