Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.
We all know that exercise is important. From Legally Blondes, “Endorphins make people happy. Happy people just don’t kill their husbands.” to a motivational speaker telling you to exercise consistently, you know what you’re supposed to be doing.
But sometimes, when we’re distracted, short on time, tired or grumpy, we don’t want to exercise. We want to sit on our butts and watch tv, eat pizza and have a beer. We’ve all had long, stressful days at work and came home with only the desire to be lazy. My advice- just do it anyways.
My favorite trick is to bring workout clothes with me so that when I get off work I instantly put them on, and I’ll be reminded and motivated to get out there before I go on with the rest of the evening.
Yes, you may feel tired and red faced when you get done. You also might be bored with you’re current workout, but you’ll always feel better afterwards. And not only do you get short-term satisfaction, you’ll also be treated to many long term ones too.
Other benefits include more energy, motivation, work-life satisfaction, less stress and better sex. Plus, eventually you’ll be looking as good as you feel. Plus, those feelings of laziness and discouragement are there because you don’t exercise regularly. Once you make working out a habit, those feelings will basically disappear. Remember, the benefits of exercise don’t require a fitness coach or doing Crossfit. All you need is a consistent practice to give you long term results.
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