Okay, it’s time to get back in shape.

t25Like many of us who are chained to our computers at desk jobs all day I have been reading the articles about “sitting disease” with increasing alarm.  I am really starting to worry that I may not be getting enough physical activity in my life.  My new FitBit is doing nothing to help ally my concern.  Before strapping this little device on I was sure that my daily activity was okay for someone with a desk job.  I mean I always choose the stairs, park farther away than necessary not to mention the time I spend chasing around my toddler once I get home from work. I thought I was doing enough.  Well let me tell you, the FitBit gave me a cold hard dose of reality.  After wearing it for a week  I found that I was getting in, on average, less than 5,000 steps per day with some days less than half of that (eek!)  That is well under the 10,000 steps that “experts” recommend we all aim for everyday.  I knew I needed to take action…but how could I possibly fit working out into my already jam packed schedule?

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