A Commitment to Exercise.

I once sat behind a desk Monday to Friday, rode the bus back and forth to work and exercised on the weekend. A brisk walk, even a hike or a bike ride almost every weekend was what I looked forward to. For me, it wasn’t enough to keep mid age spread at bay. I had to eat less and exercise more and that involved a lifetime commitment. Priorities had to adjust.

Now I exercise Monday to Friday. By exercise I mean significantly raising one’s heart rate for at least 45 minutes, five days a week minimum. I no longer sit behind a desk although for most of us, employment means being stationary at some point. Exercise and just as important, enjoying exercise, has become a priority spread out over the week and not just a binge on the weekend.