Imagine this. You heading to the gym every day, pulling off every exercise effortlessly, with the grace of a swan and without breaking a sweat, you glide through your workout, fit as a fiddle and a paragon of perfection.
Real life isn’t like that as much as I wish it was. Real life is you sitting in bed, with a box of chicken nuggets on your belly as you binge watch Netflix or you sitting at your desk for 8 hours straight having lunch there hoping that the mountain of work you have doesn’t just crash down upon you, literally and figuratively.
Getting fit is priority number 52 on the list. Right before climbing Everest and right after getting a pixie cut (both of them impossible things).
Keep your workouts short
If you’re as out of shape as I am, its always better to go for short workouts. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is great because you get to rest in between.
Cardio it Up
Cardio is the lazy girl’s enemy. It hates your lungs, it hates your existence, it hates you. How about trying to beat the monster by hopping onto the treadmill and powering through a few episodes of Friends?
I promise, you won’t look like the hulk if you do strength training. Pick up some weights, perhaps smaller ones to begin with and get started.
Walk up the stairs
I work on the 12th floor. Lately I’ve decided to walk instead of take the lift. It is difficult but worth it. Just wear comfortable shoes so your feet don’t hate you too.
Bring a friend into your misery
If you’re having trouble keeping up, its always great to have a buddy to keep you accountable and you won’t feel as bad if you’re not the only going through hell.