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The Real Reasons You Should Care A Little More About Your Body (Now!)

2 Reasons You Should Definitely Make the Effort to Get in Shape

It’s 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning. It was a hectic week, topped off with a long and exciting Friday night. I’m just now getting in. Upon remembering all I have to do over the horribly short weekend, I panicked. I set my alarm for 5:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Guess what happens next?

Do you find that you are always just too tired to do the Things That Matter? It may be ow you treat your body. Everyone, but especially young adults, need to be conscious of how we treat this most critical tool. | Photo by by anieto2k
Do you find that you are always just too tired to do the Things That Matter? It may be how you treat your body. Everyone, but particularly young adults, needs to be conscious of how we treat this most critical tool. | Photo by by anieto2k

Invariably, whenever I do that madness, I end up sleeping until 10, 11 or even 12 the next morning! Having given my body a most unrealistic goal, my brain and body then conspire to ignore my alarm and instead, have me sleep until they are good and ready to wake up.

I want to encourage you in relation to how you treat your body. Right now, your primary responsibility is not to make commitments about fitness that you are very likely to break like getting  “a 6 pack,” or “a chiseled chest,” or “the most toned thighs ever!

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How to use GMAP Pedometer for your run or ride, plus a note on its deficiencies.

As you will know from my previous article on online pedometers, I think measuring you work out is critical and one of the best ways to do so for free is a pedometer like GMAP Pedometer or Map My Run.  This resource has boosted my own commitment to running and I hope it will do the same for you.

My 1.5 mile route around the University of the West Indies, Jamaica
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One FREE resource to seriously boost your commitment to regular walking, running or cycling.

Have you ever felt to “just stopped trying” because you figure the little walking, running or cycling you do is a waste?  It may be that if you had a clue just how much you were, are, or could achieve with that little, you would never give up on our resolutions to regularly walk, run or cycle.

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