Finding The Best Exercise Routine

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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Exercise is important. We all know it. But some folks struggle with it. If you’ve been trying to establish an exercise routine and struggling with it, here are a couple of things to keep in mind. They were sent to me by Rhonda, with her permission to share them.

Finding The Best Exercise Routine Means Not Giving Up

Whether you have decided that you need to lose a little bit of weight, or you simply want to get your health in better condition, you will want to make sure that you are investing some time into finding the best exercise routine.

There Needs To Be Flexibility

You will want to make sure that you are finding an exercise routine that fits your specific needs. This can be hard to do if you tend to be under the assumption that a certain exercise or routine should fit you like a glove. The fact is, what may work wonders for one person, may not do as much good for someone else. You may need to personalize your routine. You might want to have a variety of classes that you can take either alone or with a few of your friends.

Starting at a place such as Fitness 19 Gym is a good way to start. This is because you want to find a place where you can be comfortable as yourself. There is no room for intimidation when you are trying to better yourself at a gym. Even if you have never stepped one foot inside of a gym before, a place like that can be a great place to start, especially since they do not require a commitment from you.

You will want to steer clear of the gyms that require their members to sign one or two year contracts. This way, if you decide that you no longer want to go because you found something else that works better for you or because you need a break financially for a little bit, you can step away from the gym membership. You can always return later should you have the desire to go back.

Put Some Focus On Your Pets

Do you have a dog? If so, it is important to remember that your dog needs to get plenty of exercise just like you. If you have found that it can be somewhat difficult for you to push yourself to get up to go to the gym, you might have an easier time convincing yourself that you need to take the dog for a walk. Start out slow and as you get used to the walking, take your dog for longer and longer walks. Your pet will enjoy the exercise and the time with you, and you will get in shape simply because you are doing something special for your pet.

While you are at it, you might want to consider some of the ways you can convince your family to get active with you. Make it fun and make it a weekly tradition. This way, you are building stronger bonds, ensuring that the ones you love are getting outside and getting in shape, and you will also start to notice that you are getting in better shape as well.

Do It Daily

Exercise. You want to exercise daily, even if it is just going for a few laps around the block by yourself or with the dog. Even if you find another exercise routine that finally tickles your fancy, you will want to make sure that you are doing a little bit of it every day – without fail. Daily exercise will allow you to feel better, look better, and even add a few years onto your life.

The sooner you start looking for the best possible exercise routine for yourself, the sooner you will watch some of those life-changing experiences happen in your life.


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pat.navymom April 22, 2017 - 10:26 am

Whole core body is the thing.

Rosey May 3, 2017 - 9:17 pm

I did NOT feel like exercising today, but about an hour before dark we went and walked anyway. I was so glad that we did!! I agree, exercise everyday, even if it’s just a little sometimes. It’s too easy to get dormant/comfortable not dong it, if you don’t.

Jenn May 3, 2017 - 9:17 pm

I finally found my exercise routine and I am loving the way I feel! I love taking my kids on walks to help them run the energy out too helps everyone.


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