An appointment to exercise? You bet!

By Mayo Clinic Staff

If you're having trouble finding time to exercise, pull out your planner. Schedule exercise as you would schedule an important meeting or appointment. Block off the time in your calendar, and stick to it. Setting aside time for a full workout is great, but shorter bursts of exercise count too.

Sept. 27, 2019 See more In-depth

See also

  1. Slide show: 5 smart exercise choices for psoriatic arthritis
  2. 6 tips for an active getaway you'll remember
  3. Accentuate the positive to make lasting health changes
  4. Are you ready for a workout?
  5. Blood Doping
  6. Body fat analyzers
  7. Boot camp workout
  8. Can I exercise if I have atopic dermatitis?
  9. Core exercises
  10. Create a home gym without breaking the bank
  11. Did you exercise today? Reward yourself!
  12. Don't have an exercise budget? Go cheap!
  13. Dress smart for winter workouts
  14. Early bird or night owl? Plan exercise accordingly
  15. Exercise benefits
  16. Exercise and chronic disease
  17. Exercise and illness
  18. Stress relief
  19. Exercise: Every minute counts!
  20. Exercising with arthritis
  21. Exercise: Check with your doctor
  22. Exercising regularly? Track your progress!
  23. Fitness program
  24. Fitness: Take it 1 step at a time
  25. Fitness motivation
  26. Fitness ball exercises videos
  27. Fitness barriers: Bust 'em
  28. Fitness for less
  29. Fitness program
  30. Fitness takes more than huffing and puffing
  31. Fitness tip: Get physical at home
  32. Fitness tip: Get physical at work
  33. Fitness tip: Include your friends
  34. Fitness training routine
  35. Getting in shape after having a baby
  36. Going up? Take the stairs
  37. Golf injuries
  38. Golfers: Know when to call it quits
  39. Golfers: Tee up common sense
  40. Hanging out with friends? Activity counts!
  41. Hate to exercise? Try these tips
  42. Heart rate
  43. Heat and exercise
  44. Hockey Flywheel
  45. How fit are you?
  46. Is exercise a chore? No more!
  47. Keep your workout fun
  48. Know when to move your winter workout indoors
  49. Marathon and the Heat
  50. BMI and waist circumference calculator
  51. Mayo Clinic Minute: How to hit your target heart rate
  52. Miss a workout? Don't give up!
  53. Need a gym to get fit?
  54. Need exercise motivation? Put it on paper
  55. Need motivation to exercise? Try a diary
  56. No pain, no gain? No way!
  57. No time for exercise? No way!
  58. Overuse injury prevention
  59. Pregnancy and exercise
  60. Core-strength exercises
  61. Guide to stretches
  62. Balance exercises
  63. Fitness ball
  64. Starting a fitness program? Take it slow
  65. Starting an exercise program: Take time to rest
  66. Travel and work
  67. Strength training: How-to video collection
  68. Too busy to exercise? Get up earlier
  69. Too sick to exercise?
  70. Walking for fitness: Getting started
  71. Want to get fit? Try backyard aerobics!
  72. Cold-weather exercise
  73. Winter weather tip: Watch for signs of frostbite
  74. Working out? Remember to drink up
  75. Workout blahs? Don't go it alone!