You don’t have to spend hours in a gym or force yourself into long, monotonous workouts to experience the many benefits of exercise. There are other ways that you can burn the extra calories even on your off-days!
Can't seem to find time to drive yourself to the gym? Tried to jog but the weather doesn't seem favourable to you? Sometimes, we let minute details distract us on what is most important in life and that includes having a healthy lifestyle. However, think about physical activity as a lifestyle rather than just a single task to check off. Look at your daily routine and consider ways to sneak in activity here, there, and everywhere.
In and around your home. Start doing more chores! Activities that can get you breaking a sweat like washing your car, mowing the lawn, tending to your garden, cleaning up your lawn and all these physical chores are a good way to help burn those extra calories!
At work and on the go. Consider taking public transport instead of driving! Having to walk to your destination and use anything but your own car can be a healthy benefit to your body. Eliminate the habit of using the elevators at work if you have to go up or down a floor or two.
With the family. Exercising alone isn't fun at all, but if you have someone with you, it makes it even easier and more fun! The next time you see your siblings going out to play in the park or if your parents are going out for a brisk walk, join them once in a while. Not only you get to build a healthier relationship with your family, but you'd also be taking care of yourself by keeping your body active.
Just for fun. Endless possibilities! Try out a new sport. Go out sightseeing. Help out your neighbours. Sign up for physical activities that involves saving the Earth. Activities like these are not only fun, but you develop more life skills and relationships with others. I'd say that's a win-win.