TGIF! I cannot express just how excited I am right now to actually be on the verge of the weekend! I  just need a break...more so mentally and just some more sleep! Things are pretty crazy right now so I have been a little more careful to make sure I get plenty of sleep and rest so I don't make myself sick again (Or I am at least trying)!! It's really tough when you are burning the candle at both ends so to speak but I know for my health I absolutely must take those times. Being sick was really an awful way to spend a day off  so last night I went to bed an hour and a half earlier than the usual and honestly while a little tired, I feel rested and relieved today!! Just like you need to restart your computer, sleep does that for the human body so make sure you get some :-)

Anyways I wanted to go through some time management stuff today because the biggest kick I hear lately is I don't have time and a lot of variations of that!

Ways to "find" time in the day to be healthy:
~First let me tell ya...you won't find time for things. There are always a million things that need done and until you decide your health, workouts, and body are important there won't be time. You see, we are a really busy people these days, constantly connected and never just taking time. So step number one make it a priority "no matter what comes up today I will work out"

~Schedule the time just like a doctor's appointment or a meeting with your boss. This time is mandatory and actually fun!! It's just for you and you deserve it!

~Stay active all day. Take the stairs, park further away from the store, get up every half hour to stretch and move.

~If you do not have a lot of time squeeze in a mini-work out! Something is always better than nothing!!

Here is one in case you are ever in a pinch!

Equipment free work out:
Speed squats- 50 reps
tricep dips on floor- 40 reps
walking lunges- 50 reps
x jacks- 20 reps
x push ups- 20 reps
russian twists- 40 reps
1 min plank (3x)

repeat 2x!

Happy Friday!

So tell me what do you do to find the time to exercise?
 
 
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'Tis the season of illness for most people…kids, coworkers, spouses etc.

Rather than putting yourself out of commission with health and fitness try some preventative measures instead!

~Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer often! Most germs are spread through touching!

~Coughing, sneezing, and wheezing like Dracula! “The vampire” into your shoulder instead of where other people are!

~Take your vitamins, whether in shakeology or a complete multivitamin

~Get plenty of rest, poor sleep patterns decrease your immune system and make easier for germs to spread!

~Water and fluids…keep everything flushing through your body!

~If you are sick, stay home! No need to infect everyone else!

~Get your vaccinations to decrease risk of the flu and other viruses

~Exercise…did I need to mention this one? YES! It boosts your immune function and keeps your body firing on all cylinders!