Can imagining yourself exercising actually produce results?
According to a Cleveland Clinic Study it can. For 15 minutes a day, 5 days a week, volunteers imagined exercising certain muscles as vigorously as they could. They strengthened those muscles by 15 percent. (i)
Isn't that amazing? Now I'm not saying you shouldn't do your regular workout, but this could be a good supplement. Next time you're running errands or waiting at the doctor's office, imagine up an intense workout. It could help.
(i) "Think about Exercising" Parenting Magazine, page 22, February 2010