Fitness in the Real World
What is your excuse for not exercising?
Making a commitment to stay fit can be overwhelming. Making excuses is the easy way out. Fitness in the real world needs to be realistic. Our biggest advice for maintaining a healthy routine is planning ahead.
Deliberately plan your day ahead of time, you will be surprised how simple it is to fit fitness into your day. Find something that is convenient for you and most of all, fun! It is easy to make excuses, rise to the challenge and find your reason to get fit for real.
This three-part series will walk you through some tips for living healthy and fit in the real world.
PART I: Find Time for Healthy Habits
“I don’t have time.”– Workout in 30 Minutes or Less!
Everyone loves to say that they are too busy, but realistically everyone has the same amount of hours in a day. You just need to fit in fitness here and there. There areplenty of things you can do with 30 minutes or less that range from leisurely exercise to intense boot camp style workouts. It doesn’t take too long to break a sweat!
- Jump Rope
- Climb Stairs (Pittsburgh is a great place for this!!)
- Push Ups
- Jumping Jacks
- Count your steps
- Yoga – Try this Morning Yoga Video
That is just to name a few things you can schedule into your day. Take five minutes; take thirty, whatever you can spare in order to stay fit.
Want more Fitness Tips from Dr. Galioto? Check out Part II: Seeing Fitness Differently, learn how to exercise without ever setting foot in a gym.