Valerie shares five practical tips to help women over 50 stay motivated and consistent with exercise. She emphasizes the importance of starting slow, scheduling workouts, finding an accountability partner, tracking progress, and making exercise fun. By approaching exercise with a fresh perspective, women can turn challenges into opportunities and enjoy vibrant health as they age.
00:00 Introduction to the episode and its purpose
00:34 The difficulty of finding motivation to exercise as we age
01:07 The importance of staying active for health and well-being
01:53 Tip 1: Start slow and gradually increase duration and intensity
04:03 Tip 2: Schedule workouts and treat them as important appointments
06:03 Tip 3: Find an accountability partner or join a community
08:49 Tip 4: Track workouts using apps or journals for motivation
11:08 Tip 5: Make workouts fun by choosing activities you enjoy
14:37 Importance of finding joy in exercise and mixing up activities
15:16 Importance of mix it up to stay motivated in exercise
15:53 Five tips for staying motivated and consistent with exercise
16:29 Exercise as an enjoyable part of daily routine
16:52 Conclusion and call to action for staying connected
- Start slow and gradually increase the duration and intensity of workouts.
- Schedule exercise time slots on your calendar to prioritize your workouts.
- Find an accountability partner or join a fitness community for support and motivation.
- Track your workouts using apps or wearable devices to visualize your progress.
- Choose physical activities that you genuinely enjoy to make exercise fun and sustainable.
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