Workout tip #1 & #2: Do what you enjoy & Mix it up

So, even if you don’t love exercise, there has to be something that you wouldn’t hate to do to get yourself moving. I will admit that I have somewhat of an advantage in that I’m an athlete and was also the hyperactive type when younger. But even for me, if I don’t like it, I won’t do it. 

I have come to a place in my life where I almost enjoy running. And, I certainly enjoy the feeling after a good run. Until recently I still played Ultimate Frisbee semi regularly. One of the best investments I ever made was buying a spin bike. (See attached picture.) It has been my experience that you should get a sturdy durable one in the $500 – $700 range. They don’t take up much space and get you a great low impact workout. Great if you are just working your way back. And, you can watch TV while you ride. So, I can run, do one of my two lifting routines, use the rowing machine at the gym, or spin. That give me 5 different workouts to mix up if I need variety.

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Don’t fall into the trap of thinking there is only one way to work out. Doing something is always better than doing nothing. Get out there. It’s good for you!

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