• Learn breathing techniques to maximize the benefits of exercise.
• Include exercise in a daily routine—for example, climb stairs rather than take an elevator.
• Plan a weekly exercise program.
• Aim to improve energy levels, brain power, and mood.
• Choose activities for specific purposes such as muscle coordination, strength, and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, or flexibility.
• Always warm up before exercising and stretch out afterward.
• Use exercise as a means of getting time to yourself, or meeting people, or as a challenge.