Exercising regularly is important in that it gives one more positivity, energy, productivity and creativity. It definitely has to be top of the priority list together with eating healthy and sleeping. All these ensure that you become a more effective entrepreneur who can bring more revenue and effect in the world. However it is difficult to be consistent in maintaining a fitness routine and being a productive business person. Like any entrepreneur, there is a to-do list to follow such as replying to e-mails, dealing with clients or racing against deadlines. Following this list may make business individuals to fall into a trap of believing there is no time to have a life beyond work. Here are some techniques one can use to ensure that you maintain fitness when you are busy;
- Multi task and get creative
This involves using some activity while conducting business. For example, one can hold walking meetings, taking the stairs rather than the lift or elevator, parking your car farther from the door, walking to your favorite lunch spot or investing in a treadmill or standing desk. This will definitely maintain your fitness.
- Always have a plan B
Creating a back up strategy ahead of time is vital to fail proof your fitness. For instance, if you can’t make it to the gym for your session, it is advisable to seek other ways of movement to continue your regular exercise habit. In addition to this, one can invest some TRX or kettle bells for some home exercises.
- Sleep smarter
To always maintain fitness one has to sleep well to function at your peak as an entrepreneur. Like workouts, sleep must be scheduled. Sleeps allows one to be more creative, productive, energized and have proper decision making abilities. Establish sleep rituals to automate this vital habit.