How to Quit Smoking by Building an Exercise Habit
Thinking about bad habits, smoking is one of them that quickly comes to mind. Smoking is bad both for you and for other people around you.
So you need to quit smoking as soon as possible. If you don’t do that, your situation will go from bad to worse.
You might have heard about several ways to stop smoking and one of them is exercise. You should replace your smoking habit with an exercise habit. This way you replace a bad habit with a good one.
To exercise, one thing many people do is going to the gym. This is a good way to exercise as long as you have the time to go there often.
If time is a problem for you, you can exercise at home. Just start by rising early in the morning and take a short walk. This is easy to do and it will energize your day.
By exercising in the morning, you increase your energy level throughout the day. You can later switch to jogging or running.
The important thing is you should make it a habit. You need to be consistent in doing your exercise. Without consistency, you won’t get the benefits of exercise and it’s easy to go back to the habit of smoking.
This is something you should work on because it’s not easy. Many people are only eager to exercise for a few weeks. Then they feel too busy to exercise.
The time you choose for exercise is also important. The best time is the morning because that’s the time when you are fresh.
Don’t make the mistake of choosing the evening for exercise. For many people, this is not the right time to exercise because they are already exhausted.
Ask yourself this question: will you still be eager to exercise after working hard the whole day? Most likely the answer is no.
Exercise is a good way to quit smoking because it helps you beat stress. When you are stressed you may want to smoke. But now you have exercise as a good alternative.