Deep down we know we should exercise because there are so many benefits
including health, increased self-esteem and being a great role model for your kids. However
there are 5 main reasons why people don’t exercise and in this article I discuss what stops
you from exercising and actionable ideas on how you can fit exercise into your life.
We are all really busy juggling work, home life and family but self-care is so important and
we never seem to fit it into the mix and spend time on ourselves. This is really important to
create a balanced life so we can be happier, healthier Mum’s. I’ve recently taken on this
advice and added meditation, reading and developing fitness videos for my work. How I
managed to do this are simple tricks that you can use to give yourself more time to fit
exercise into your life.
Exercise does not have to be an expensive commitment and if you really want something there’s always a way to reduce every day costs. I wanted to buy a new car and I had to find an extra $40 a week to get it. The tactics I used can be applied to anything and here’s how:
TIP: Do you know the benefits of exercising outdoors and that you can attend my group fitness for as little as $33 each week for unlimited classes.
Kids definitely take up a lot of our time and especially when they’re babies and you’re
juggling sleep routines. Our kids are one of the main reasons why we should exercise
because you’re a role model to them and you can show them that exercise should be
something that should fit into our life easily. Tips to get to exercise when you’re juggling kids
When you first start an exercise routine you’re super keen and hit the ground running but over time you find yourself less motivated and doing less of it, to the point where you stop. Staying motivated to continue to exercise is such an important step and I’ve got some tips for you to keep your fitness regime on track:
This excuse can be a valid one but did you know that exercise can relieve pain? Recently I
worked with a client and her doctor to create an exercise program to improve her strength
and assist her with ongoing back pain. After training with me, her pain reduced and she is
now fitter and stronger. Give yourself some self-care and see a medical professional or a
physiologist that can assess your pain and recommend what exercise you can do.
You only have one body, let’s look after it
When you consider all of these excuses, there are solutions for all of them and given the health benefits of exercise why wouldn’t you introduce it into your life. Whether it be personal training or group fitness or a team sport like soccer or tennis, even a bike ride with friends or family, exercise can easily fit into your life, contact me and I’d love to find a solution to help you.
See you in the great outdoors, Cathy.