Landon and I have been trying to get more healthy lately. It's not always easy, but we've tried to make some small changes and turn them into habits to work towards our goals.
We try to make it to the gym at least 3 times a week. We don't kill ourselves on the treadmill or bike, instead we work on a full body weight lifting routine. It's 30 minutes and since we do it together, the time goes by so fast. Also, when one of us doesn't want to go, the other usually helps make it happen. :)
One thing I've started doing is more yoga. All I use is a dvd with four 10 minute workouts and I'm already seeing results. I feel better after yoga, my flexibility is increasing, and I visibly see toning happening. If you don't like yoga, or don't like gyms, try doing simple weight lifting and toning exercises at home, or go on a brisk walk each day.
Another huge thing to work at is drinking more water. It may not feel like a lot, but if you opt for a glass of cold water rather than a pop, your body will thank you. You don't have to stop drinking everything else, just add water in a bit more to your daily routine.
When you snack, be a bit more thoughtful about what you're snacking on. We have started to love munching on raw almonds. They are delicious and filling, so after only a small handful, you won't be hungry for awhile.
The thing that helps us is knowing we're just working on small changes...not a lifestyle overhaul all at once.
What are your favorite ways to stay fit and healthy?