Monday, 27 January 2014

Fitness is my Nightmare



Fitness. I am so very bad at fitness. I have never enjoyed sports or exercise, and that paired with my fear of sickness and my dislike of adrenaline means that I really never get out to exercise - ever. It is important to exercise for many reasons, and although I am not going to start a big fitness campaign or anything, I am going to make an effort to get out for walks more when I have some free time. Yeah I know - everyone says that. Today I have been researching the benefits of exercise, and I've found some really interesting things that are starting to motivate me to move a bit more.

Reasons Why a Little Exercise is Good:
  • You will feel better physically - stronger with more energy.
  • Decreases anxiety and low mood.
  • Sleeping better at night.
  • Maintaining a healthy weight.

I might just start keeping a little journal of my exercise, because I know for a fact that I have not made an effort to do extra exercise for quite a while now. I am really interested in how exercising more with affect my anxiety - can it really help? How much exercise do you do? And how do you keep yourself motivated to do more?

Last night I emailed a photographer that I really like, and he very kindly emailed me back almost instantly saying that he would like to help me and answer some of my questions. It's been really exciting talking to someone that I admire in the business and only hearing really good things in return. My uni work is really coming along, and it's getting easier to motivate myself to do it - it's pretty stressful but this is literally the final stretch. I leave university in something like 12 weeks! Crazy!

My monthly favourites video will be up soon. I've already tried to upload it once today, and that failed! So hopefully my internet will hold out well for the future :)

I am still offering blog design for £5! I will only be doing it for the next three blogs to get in contact with me so if you're interested please email me at jasminepoole@live.co.uk - recently I have designed this blog and also this one.

 Watching:
SMASH Season 2
  Listening: Alive - Jessie J
 Reading: Amy and Roger's Epic Detour
 Looking Forward To: Finishing uni, moving house.
 Feeling: Happy

10 comments:

  1. Agree - it is hard to push yourself to be motivated to do, but you feel so much better afterwards! I have to take the dog for a walk each night, so may as well run with him!

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    1. That's a good idea! Thanks very much :) x

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  2. Hello! I just started following your blog and it's beautiful. :)
    I've started going on runs recently and have found exercising really does help with feeling low & anxious and stuff. Anyway, I hope you have lovely walks!
    xx

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    1. Thankyou very much :3 I definitely need to start giving it a go.
      x

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  3. I wish you good luck with your fitness routine, I know it can be really hard sticking to a good routine but I found taking little steps helps with staying on track!

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    1. It really is hard, but good advice on the little steps. I will do this!
      x

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  4. I've been trying to do more exercise lately too - it's hard but worth it I think! I am hoping to start running when the weather gets better (is this an excuse?...probably!)
    May I ask if my email about blog design in the near future counts as registering myself for your wonderful designing? I will be trying to set up a paypal account soon so that I an make you a payment :) Thanks Jasmine!

    Love, Lou xx
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    1. Gahhh the weather is so terrible at the moment! It's below freezing, pelting with rain and windy. I mean, I love this weather, but not running in it.
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  5. Being a biologist I really know how important regular exercise is for our health but alas, I'm so so so lazy and love chocolate way too much :P My mum booked a PT for us for tomorrow and I don't know whether I should be excited or afraid, haha.
    xx

    www.kazetime.blogspot.com

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  6. I so need to get fit, it's something I say all the time but never do, my excuse at the moment is the weather, it's horrible, but I've got a yoga dvd, it's alot easier going, gonna give that a go

    Please come check out my latest post if you have time :)

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    Helen

    x

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