People are lazy.
80.2 million people, aged six and older are physically inactive in the USA . Less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day according to HSS.
There should be no excuses for any able-bodied adults, given the abundant mental and physical health benefits.
You may be a busy working mum, you may work long hours or struggle to find time with High School/College. However, when integrated correctly, finding time to exercise each day within your busy schedule becomes a simple habit.
Effects include, Reduced Anxiety, Boosted Self-Confidence and Increased Creativity. These are just a few of the countless positive effects of exercise on productivity.
As you can see, the benefits of exercise go far beyond the realm of physical improvement.
For now, let’s look at the ways in which you can find the time to exercise within your busy schedule.
1/ Exercise as soon as you wake up.
2/ Take up a competitive sport.
3/ Exercise on your lunch break.
4/ Exercise with your kids.
5/ Park far away.
6/ Take the stairs
7/ Double up your time.
8/ Your kids sports class is your sports class.
9/ HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)
10/ Circuit Training
11/ Weekend workout.
12/ Turn your commute into a workout.
13/ Turn a coffee date into a fitness date
High performance leaders around the world make time for regular exercise. These are some of the busiest people in the world and they still prioritise exercise in their busy schedule.
Most of these leaders integrate exercise within a solid morning routine, which would be the first recommendation.
Alternatively there are plenty of opportunities for exercise listed above.
Have you have read all of this post and you’re still struggling to fit exercise in your schedule? Then it’s time to take a step back and change your routine.
Exercise is one of the greatest catalysts of your productivity and more importantly, your health.
Use your time wisely.
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