I literally had to push myself in the beginning:
When we are talking about fitness and health, you must see everybody’s eyes roll. It is their way of saying that they have been guilty of lately not hitting the gym or not taking that extra effort to beat the inertia that sets in after a rather hard day at work or even after a short trip!
It is natural, I must say. After all, who wants to keep working hard all the time; first at the office for eight hours and then at the gym for another couple of hours straining and losing out all the last bit f energy that you may have?
Wait a minute; did I say spending the last bit of energy? This is perhaps the biggest misconception that we have abut exercising that stops us from taking one of the best decisions of our lives and daily. We do not hit the gym because we feel that at the end of a tiring day we will feel more tired after we are back from there.
But believe me if you can, this is the farthest from the truth.
When I started aerobics at the local place, I had thousand and one excuses to not make it to the class but gradually I realized that once I gave in willingly there and made it a point inspite of the inviting couch and that TV series back home I realized that I was actually enjoying this period. It relaxed not only my body but also my mind. The nerves that were overworked were soothed and I was beginning to be more at peace with myself.
It was addictive:
The routine started growing on me and I became convinced that it was definitely doing me loads of good than bad. I was getting more efficient around my work and was having a regular sleep and wake up pattern. My sex life was significantly improving and I could attribute all these positive changes only because I had added this lovely habit of exercising into my routine.