How Exercising in Bed Actually Made Me Want to Work Out More

Do you feel tired and you don’t want to walk out of bed? As a person who hate mornings, exercising seems like an impossible thing to do. However based from this blogger’s experience, it might seem possible.

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(C) LifeProviDR

I’m never more ambitious than I am the night before I plan to work out. I dust off my sneakers; Google “how to put a sports bra on”; set my alarm for 6 a.m.; and fall asleep to visions of myself doing deadlifts, joyfully running outside, and casually popping into a CrossFit box to teach a class. NBD.

But I’m never less ambitious than when my alarm goes off the next morning. I go from thinking, If I wake up every day at 4 a.m. and train really hard, I could totally pull off a triathlon, to Has it always been this hard to lean down and put socks on my feet?

And suddenly all my bold plans go out the window, and I instead lie in bed convincing myself that tomorrow’s actually a much better day to workout. Yes, tomorrow. Because it’ll be one degree cooler, or Mercury won’t be in retrograde, or that it’s much better for my aura to lie still for an hour and scroll through my frenemies’ Insta-stories because I’ve had a long week.

Read more: https://greatist.com/fitness/home-workouts-in-bed

 

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