6 Tips For Lazy People To Help Them To Finally Start A Workout Routine

6 Tips For Lazy People To Help Them To Finally Start A Workout Routine

In twenty years, the shape of a person who exercises is entirely different than somebody who does not.

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The year is beginning; the first comes to our mind is to start going to the gym. By the years, we get more and more weight; then, exercising is necessary. I have to admit I am the laziest person in the world. I only like sports when I watch them on TV, and even then, I get tired. People use to say: "After a workout, you feel so good," but it is a lie. I feel worse when I have done my workout.

I hate sweating; I hate soreness; I hate to feel tired after I workout. Exercising is a nightmare for me. However, I know how important it is to have a workout routine. Our bodies evolve according to our habits. In twenty years, the shape of a person who exercises is entirely different than somebody who does not. I am not only talking about getting weight; I am talking about illness, health problems, take a lot of medications.

The truth is I don't want to be a sick woman at the age of fifty. I prefer to be like Sandra Bullock, Kate Blanchet or Julian Moore (I am not going to say JLo because she is too much). For my benefit, I started going to the gym a couple of months ago.

I did it well. I had a routine, and I did not miss any day. I want to share how I did it because if I can have a workout routine, you absolutely can too.

1. Be realistic.

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If you never exercise; if you always want to stay on the bed instead of working out, you cannot expect to go to the gym five times per week. Start with a realistic goal. It could be two times per week. When you accomplish the routine, you can get more days.

2. Have a plan.

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For example, we lose a pound after we burn 3500 calories. You can make a routine where every time you workout you burn 350 calories; then after ten sessions, you should lose one pound. If you don't like math, you should plan what kind of workouts you want to do each day, for instance, one day you can work in cardio, and another one with machines, or going a class. The idea is to have a goal, and enjoy it.

3. Don't think about it.

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Do you think that you have to brush your teeth every day? Or do you plan to eat, or take a shower? We do all these staffs without thinking because it is part of our lives. Exercising should be the same. If you choose to go to the gym Mondays and Thursdays, you just go.

4. Go to classes.

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Today, all the gyms have many funny classes you can take such as yoga, Zumba, cycle zone, belly dancing, aqua fit, Kickbox Cardio or Pilates. They are cool, and you burn a lot of calories with them. Try all of them, and have a routine when you pick your favorite.

5. Go outside.

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You can argue you don't like gyms. I understand. There are many activities you can do: walking, jogging, swimming, or practicing a sport. Also, there are places for specific activities: karate, boxing, dancing, jujitsu and more. And don't forget the videos, you can have your routine in your home if it is easier for you. The most important is you working out.

6. Apps.

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There are hundreds of workout apps you can download. The options are infinite: to check how many calories you burn, how many steps you do, giving you a routine according to with your goals, teaching you how to jog, telling you the best machines at the gym and more and more. If we use apps for silly reasons like to get imaginary Pokémon, we can have one for health.

Do you see? Starting a routine is not as hard as we think. Now, make the decision and let's do it.

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An Open Letter To Every Girl With A Big Heart, Except When It Comes To Herself

Because it's so much easier to love everyone around you before yourself.
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They say the key is that you have to "love yourself before you can love anyone else," or before "anyone can love you."

For those who deal with mass amounts of anxiety, or have many insecurities, that can be an extremely hard task. It seems much easier to tell your friend who is doubting herself that she looks great in that top than to look in the mirror and feel the same about yourself. It is much easier to tell your significant other that everything is going to be OK than to believe it will be when something goes wrong in your life. It becomes easier to create excuses for the ones around you than for yourself, and this is because you have such a big heart. You want those that you love to be happy and worry-free, yet you spend nights thinking about everything you have on your plate, about what you did wrong that day, fearing if someone in your life is mad at you, believing that you will never be good enough yet convincing everyone else that they are.

You are the girl with the biggest heart, yet you can't love yourself the way you care for everyone else in your life. There are many reasons that you should love yourself, though, and that's something that everyone around you is willing to tell you.

You're thoughtful.

Before doing anything, you always consider how it is going to affect those around you. You don't want to do anything that could hurt someone, or something that could make someone mad at you. It does not take much to make you happy, just seeing others happy does the job, and it is that simple. Because of this, you remember the little things. Meaningful dates, small details, and asking someone how their day was is important to you, and it makes those around you feel important too. You simply just want the people that you care about to be happy, and that is an amazing trait.

You're appreciative.

You don't need a big, fancy, and expensive date night to make you happy. Whether it's a picnic on the beach or a night in watching a movie, you're happy to just be with the person that you love. You appreciate every "good morning" text, and it truly does mean something when someone asks how you are. You tend to appreciate the person that you're with more than the things that they provide and for that, your sincerity will never go unnoticed.

You have a lot of love in your heart.

Every "I love you" has meant something, just as you remember the smallest moments that have meant the most to you. You remember the look in your significant other's eyes when they told you that for the first time. You remember the smile on your best friend's face when you told them that everything was going to be OK and that you would always be there. You remember the swell of happiness your parents felt when you decided to surprise them with a trip home one day, and you thrive off of all of that love.

You don't give up on the people you love, even if they have given you a reason to.

It is a foreign idea to just drop someone from your life, even if they betrayed you. You try to look at their mistake from every stance, not wanting to provide an excuse for them, but to give them another chance. Not everyone deserves it, and that is something that you learn along the way, but you feel good in the sense that you gave them a chance even if no one else would.

It's OK to not love yourself all the time. It's normal, and natural to stand in the mirror and think about everything wrong. And it's OK to love other people, even when you can't feel the same about yourself. But your big heart is why you should love yourself. There are so many reasons that you are a beautiful person, and the people that you spend all your time caring about feel that you have so much more to offer the world, and yourself.

So, next time you think about what you don't like about yourself, remember what makes you special –– the size of your heart and all of the love in it, and then share that love with yourself.

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There's A Sport That Allows Everyone In Your Family To Be Happy

More and more kids are getting out and riding their bikes.

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This past Sunday marks the first race of the kid's mountain bike season, I went up to Elizabeth Town, To watch my husband coach the NICA kids mountain bike team. It was packed there were around 450 kids from all over North Carolina that raced on Sunday.

My husband is a coach but he is also called the NICA-Hype man he gets all the kids no matter what team they are on all pumped up, and he gets the parents involved to help motivate the kids as they race.

The race crew gets to Browns Creek trail on Friday to make sure the trail was clear and safe for the kids to ride for Sunday's race, by making sure it is clear from debris and they do a pre-ride before the kids ride the trail, the racers and parents start showing up on Saturday to camp out. These events are an all weekend thing, you get there on Friday and leave sometime on Sunday.

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The race crew put up snow fences which mark the trails, sets up all signs and equipment and marks off the parking lot. and even had what they can the Hype-Zone, which is where parents, friends, and crew would go to cheer on the kids with cowbells, horns and cheer really loud, as the racers ride by to help motivate them.

On Saturday they participated in GRIT ( Girls Riding Together) this is an all girls ride, where they ride and have a learning experience.

When I arrived the girls were up, and there were so many girls on bikes, and it was so awesome to see these girls go hard, they were bad-ass, just seeing these kids enjoy themselves was great, I was happy to be there to capture moments with my camera, and to witness the passion that these coaches and kids have for this sport.

Jessica Christian

The parents were great, they were not just cheering on their kids, but everyone else kids as well. This sport isn't like football or baseball that kids are in, where parents get into fights with other parents because they think their kid was cheated. This is a community where everyone gets along and talks no matter what team their kid is on.

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There are sponsors and the event including, the League sponsors are J.A. KING Precision Measurement Professionals, Performance Bicycle, Geocore films, Cutaway bike camp, Squirt, Lead sponsors TREK, platinum level sponsor CLIFF, and then you have your silver level sponsors Camelbak, Yakima, Maxxis, REI co-op, and GU.

parents and coaches cheered-on and motivated every kid that crossed the finish line, this was awesome to see because these kids were so happy and were great sportsmen's even if they came in last, they were there to have fun. All their hard work was paying off as they pushed themselves.

I didn't see one kid upset because they didn't come in first, they were so happy that they finished the race, and had a great time doing it. More sports could take notes for these kids and coaches.

A sport like this is great for kids because they can be competitive but also learn great sportsmanship and make some great friends and memories.

Jessica Christian

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