Around the 1980's Nike released a slogan that would for the next twenty years tag its commercials and accompany its apparel. We all recognize it as the challenge to get physical every day. No if's, and's or but's.
Just Do It.
The last few days I have been asked by a handful of my friends, especially moms, as to how I fit in my workouts. They see me logging them in through Team Beachbody's Wowy Supergym (for accountability) and they want to know how.
Just Do It.
It is easier said than done.
Believe me, I know this. I have two children under the age of 5 running around in my small, two bedroom apartment. Said 5 year old now goes to school 5 days a week. We have one car and we need to take said Kindergartner to school as well as drop off hubby at work. Pick up Kindergartner. Not to mention clean the house, do laundry, play with children, deal with homework, bible studies, ministry to college students who text or call throughout the day, pick up hubby from work and then try to get dinner on the table at a decent hour.
Not to mention that there are still baths to be taken and bedtime stories to be read...and somewhere in between grab a short rest (or heck, coffee!!!).
The truth of the matter is, I have to schedule in my workouts.
I Just Do It.
No excuses. No TV. No Movies. Nothing. Not until I get in at least 20 minutes of heart healthy exercise. I know that when I am done, I will feel much better about myself and about the time I have spent. I am taking care of myself because I know if I don't, I won't be able to properly care for my very busy family.
I schedule my workouts in. I have been doing it this way for about 6 months now. If you have a gym pass...USE It! If you can't afford a monthly membership try a local fit club, the YMCA or purchase a home workout Program like the one I am currently using. That way you can easily pop a DVD into your Player and workout in the privacy of your own home.
Write it down. Commit to it. Just Do It.
Let me know how it goes. We can all do this together.