Make the Commitment to Exercise

One way to make the commitment to exercise is to make it at night before you go to sleep. Before you hit the pillow, set your alarm clock an hour earlier than usual, place it across the room so that you have to get out of bed to turn it off, and put your walking shoes and the workout clothes that you like to wear next to it. Instead of lying in bed after your alarm clock goes off and hitting the snooze button, you have to get out of bed to turn the alarm off. And because you're out of bed, you may as well put on your exercise clothes and shoes. You can start walking or running outside or on a treadmill right away. (Chapter 6 lists the benefits of walking before a yoga-with-weights workout or just for the sake of walking.)

When you're finished warming up, choose which yoga-with-weights workout you want to do, and get to it. Which workout you do depends on your physical, mental, and emotional needs. Every day is different, and you have plenty of workouts to choose from in this book. You can finish most of the workouts in 20 to 30 minutes.

Here's another tactic to use: When you wake up in the morning, make a mental or, better yet, written list of the things you want to accomplish during the day, and include a yoga-with-weights workout on your list. Writing goals down in list form helps you accomplish important tasks.

Three and four o'clock in the afternoon are good times to do a yoga-with-weights workout, if you can find the time. Most people have a snack in the afternoon to get their energy to complete the day, but a yoga-with-weights workout is more energizing than a snack, and it's healthier, too. You get the strength for that last uphill push before dinnertime, and you feel good about yourself because you completed your daily yoga-with-weights workout.

Yoga for You

Yoga for You

Learn About The Healing Art Of Yoga. We need to give more importance to our health and the treatment of diseases. A big number of medicines treat only the symptoms of the disease, and not the base cause. As a matter of fact, the cause of a lot of chronic ailments is still being researched.

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