Road to Fitness: How To Be Constantly Determined Despite Your Busy Schedule

Road to Fitness: How To Be Constantly Determined  Despite Your Busy ScheduleGetting fit is probably one of the things that many of us aim for. However, with work, family, and many other tasks we face daily, it often ends up being the least we prioritize. It’s true that achieving the physique we desire takes a lot of time. But it is also true that just like in any endeavor, determination is a key component in being fit and healthy.

So never stray from your real goal by using your busyness as an excuse. Here are ways to stay focused and sneak working out into your hectic schedule.

Choose a Quick Routine

If you have been attending yoga classes regularly and suddenly found yourself too busy to spend 4-6 hours a week mastering a crow pose, try doing a 10-minute yoga routine daily which you can find a online. You can also get a daily dose of interval workout in just 20 minutes. Catch up on your cardio routines by running 90 percent of your max pace for two minutes. Then jog at 60 percent of your max pace for three minutes and repeat this set four times. Cutting down the allotted time of your workout doesn’t mean compromising its effectiveness though. Always choose quality over quantity.

Consider Every Moment as an Opportunity

Working in front your computer, lining up in the counter, and even watching the evening news. There really are just so many things that get us occupied throughout the day. Consider every activity as an opportunity to do quick workouts. Whenever it is doable, avoid commuting and rather opt to go biking or walking to your destination. Instead of using the elevator, try taking the stairs. You can also do multi-tasking by doing some push-ups, crunches, and squats while watching TV. Likewise, try working your ab muscle while at work or stuck in traffic. Simply sit up straight, contract, and then release your stomach muscles. You can also work on your legs by squeezing your thighs together and holding while you’re sitting at your desk.

Think of it as Part of Your Daily Routine

Just like paying the bills (or perhaps checking Facebook), getting fit should be considered an important part of your daily routine. Embracing this endeavor as a lifestyle will help you focus better. Make sure to really spend time on working out by looking at it like a corporate client whom you should regularly have a meeting with. Also, be religious in taking vitamins or dietary supplements to replenish  essential nutrients in your body as you sweat out. Try ordering your vitamins or supplements through providers like YOR Health Network Marketing or those that allow you to order in sets. Ordering in bulk will ensure you that you will never run out of supply.

Envision the End Result

The best motivation in doing anything is the end result. Try envisioning the body that you aim for each time you think about giving up. It is also important to note that aside from looking good on the outside, being fit means being well in the inside. Think about how much better you will be feeling knowing that you have not only achieved your goal but had also done yourself a favor by being healthy. You’ll later learn that all those nights you refuse a can of beer or a whole steak, despite being so stressed from work, will be worth it.

Amanda Smith
A blogger based in San Diego, California, Amanda Smith has a penchant for writing about technology and gadgets, travel and arts, health and wellness, and just about anything that tickles her fancy. When she’s not writing, she’s busy catching up on her favorite sitcoms with her yellow Labrador, Chandler Tribbiani.

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