9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Exercising and keeping fit is always encouraged, but when it comes to muscular dystrophy (MD), there are many patients who cannot partake in physical exercise. For others, engaging in an exercise routine can help improve muscle tone and increase overall fitness and health. However, you should always consult your doctor before beginning any new exercise regimen.

Here are nine ways to motivate yourself to get out there and start exercising, based on prevention.com:

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Exercise first thing in the morning

Write a list of things to do the next day, then make exercise the number one thing on the list. Some people find that they are more likely to exercise if it’s the first thing they do, that way they can’t put it off. Working out first thing also makes you feel super good about yourself for the rest of the day.

Here are some exercises and stretches adapted for muscular dystrophy patients.

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