Walk-a-Doodle-Doo! 7 Easy Ways to Become a Morning Exerciser

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Have A Goal
Working out to work out is a nice thought, and maybe it works for you. But if you're just getting started it might help to have something more concrete and measurable: ... more 
Photo by: Babble
Have A Goal
Working out to work out is a nice thought, and maybe it works for you. But if you're just getting started it might help to have something more concrete and measurable: maybe a race you want to run, a weight you want to be at by a certain date, a yoga pose you want to master. Eventually, you might love it so much that you do wake up and work out just to work out but it helps to have something to motivate you to get the habit started.
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Fri, Apr 5, 2013 3:34 PM EDT
Raise your hand if the only time of day that you could possibly squeeze in a workout coincides precisely with the time of day in which you are catching those last few precious moments of sleep before the kids start demanding breakfast. Keep your hand up if you're pretty sure that "early morning workout" is something you're never going to experience. Yeah. I hear you. In fact, I spent most of my life actively avoiding setting an alarm. But then life conspired against me and I had no choice but to wake up to the dark of morning to squeeze in a run before my husband left for work. It's not always easy, but I will vouch for it being worth it to start the day with a burst of energy and exhilaration that comes with doing something difficult. Interested? Here's what you do: - By Lizzie Heiselt



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