Make fitness part of your routine.
One reason it’s so challenging to fit exercise into a busy schedule is because we’re not used to making it routine. Imagine if daily exercise became as important as your morning coffee or checking your e-mails? By making a routine of exercise you can eliminate having to find the willpower because you’re turning it into a habit. When it becomes second nature your well on the way to a healthier you
Find an activity you love.
Our brains naturally gravitate toward that which we love and move away from things that cause pain. So, what type of exercises do you love? If you look forward to doing it, you’ll be more motivated to do it. Of course our clients love Pilates, but many also love swimming, hiking, yoga, biking, running and dancing.
Mix socializing with exercise
Socializing with family and/or friends is relaxing and much needed. So why not arrange to spend some of that time together getting fit? Go on a family hike, play a game of tennis or invite your friend to your favorite class . Making fitness social can be so much fun!
Schedule an appointment.
Make time for yourself first! They key is to mark it out in your calendar so it becomes as important as any meeting, doctors appointment or scheduled event. That way you can’t miss it.
Nigel Sampson, Co-Owner, Whole Body Method