30 minutes

All you need is 30  mintes.  That is all.  What you also need is to figure out what you like and what is fun for you.  I know I need cardio, that is what is missing from my health regimen.  I eat well, have good strength and core, and live a healthy, active lifestyle with the work that I do.  What I need to do is move calories out, and the only way to do that is with Cardiovascular excercise.  I could give you a whole list of what I don’t like, and only two things that I like.  I actually love to hike and love to dance, if I have to the Eliptical is my go to of gym type of stuff, but I ultimately find it boring.  Yesterday I had my day mapped out, and saw that I had some time in between classes.  I headed to the Baldwin Hills Stairs, and was shocked that I did not stop for long periods of time, stayed with my breath, and did the whole thing, up and down, was back in my car in 30 minutes!  That is all you need people, on a regular basis, maybe two to three times a week, just get it in.  First figure out what you like, there are so many choices that there is no excuse not to find something you like.  Then just do it, look at the tips below, great tips for life, I don’t know if I agree wth before breakfast, I did it after breakfast, but the tips are good for every type of person.


Coach Yulia

5 Things Successful People do Before Breakfast

Have you ever met someone that gets so much done that you start to believe they must have more hours in their day than you do? Successful people often get the most important things done first thing in the morning; that way nothing that’s truly crucial ever gets pushed to “tomorrow”. In order to be more successful, stay motivated and cultivate a positive, go-getter attitude there are some things that need to happen before breakfast.

  1. Map out your day. Without a “map” to your day, you may find yourself completing tasks as them come up or becoming tied to your email inbox. By strategizing your day you can be more productive and make sure you are getting things done by order of importance. Once the day starts, and you get into the weeds, there will be less time to think through the big picture and prioritize; which means you’ll be grateful you had a plan in place!
  2. Complete your most difficult task. In the morning, your mind is fresh and can more easily zone in on tasks that may require your complete attention. As a part of mapping out your day, pick the toughest thing you have to accomplish and get it done very first. That way the rest of your day will be filled with smaller items that you can easily check off your list. You will also avoid the added stress and dread that accompanies putting off challenging tasks til later in the day.
  3. Meditate, visualize or be spiritual. The early hours of the morning are the perfect time to find a quiet place to meditate, visualize yourself being successful, and be spiritual. Once the day has begun, finding a quiet place can be near impossible, but mornings provide the perfect environment to connect mentally and spiritually and renew the sense of peace that often escapes us during our busy lives.
  4. Working out is one of the many things that can often be replaced by seemingly more important things throughout the day. Taking the time to exercise will help you be happier, healthier and cope with stress more efficiently. Do something you enjoy and that helps you reduce stress; even a ten minute walk in the morning can help you start the day off right.
  5. Write down something you’re grateful for. By remembering all the wonderful things our lives are blessed with, highly successful people become more optimistic and inspired. Take time each day to jot down one or two things that you are grateful for in your life. Although writing down big events or items is great, spend time focusing on all the little things that make your life better. Maybe today you are simply grateful for sunny weather, a delicious blueberry muffin or a phone call from a friend. Noticing the small things in life will help you improve your outlook and maintain a positive, happy attitude each day.

“Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it.” – Richard Whately


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