Getting moving is what is most important to keeping you fit outside of the gym. If you work in an office building, instead of taking the elevators, try taking the stairs. Those extra instances of walking can easily substitute for a step training routine. Another idea for anyone in an office setting: if you have a question for a colleague, don’t pick up the phone. Instead, take a walk to their office. Every time you make that choice you are talking extra steps that can help get you fit. At home, instead of shouting between floors to communicate with family, take the extra steps to talk face-to-face. Or, if you have used cleaning help in the past for your home, cut down on their time and use rigorous cleaning as a way to get in shape. There are many things you can do.
Find holes in your daily schedule where you can add an exercise session
You may not have a daily hour block where the gym makes sense, but you certainly have five to ten minute times throughout the day where a little exercise is possible. Use them to your advantage. Take a walk around your office grounds. Close your office door and do a few push-ups and sit-ups. You could even use your office chair for some shoulder presses.
Change up your exercise routines
If you do the same things day in and out, you may get stuck in a rut. This could lead to you stopping completely. Instead mix up