A conversation I had recently inspired me to write this article.
Colleague: Are you going to the GYM?
Me: Yes, I am.
Colleague: Oh, that's so good - I wish I had the time to go.
Me: Well, as soon as you start going you will discover you do have the time.
Although there are fitness facilities where I work, still I often I hear: "I don't have time to exercise". My typical response used to be: "It's not about time it is about priorities." However, recently I realised that after all ... it is about time. It is about the time you gain through regular exercise.
Strictly speaking none of us "have" or "own" any time. We merely have some discretion over our activities in the context of the ever-flowing time. So what is important is to make wise choices that allow us to do more of the things that we personally value over time.
It is far too easy to allow the demands of our work life be an excuse not to exercise regularly. I personally got to the GYM during normal work hours and believe that everyone that has this opportunity should make the most of it because:
If you personally exercise and hear this phrase - just remind the person:
"As soon as you start exercising you will discover you do have the time."