|Have a million
and one reasons for not working out? Here are some of the most popular
excuses and how to get rid of them.
We all know you’d be working
out right now if you could, right? But you probably have a great excuse
for not doing it! Senior “Fitness” editor Aviva Patz says most of those
excuses just don't hold up!
Now people have a million
and one reasons for not working out, what are three of the biggest ones?
Well the biggest one is, I don’t have enough time, I’m too busy. You know
the fact is people do have enough time they’re just not choosing to make
exercise a priority.
Part of the problem the
all or nothing mentality, people think they need to set aside an entire
hour to work out, when actually, research shows you can break your workout
up into three separate ten minute chunks throughout the day and still get
And how about this one…I’m
Well so many people say they’re
too tired but unless you’re incredibly sleep-deprived or jet-lagged it’s
just not an excuse,and actually, it just does the opposite, exercise will
rev you up it you’retired. In fact we have a study that shows just
ten minutes of brisk walking will give you up to two hours of increased
energy. That’s a lot of energy for 10 minutes, and not only that, but exercise
will help you sleep better so you’re not so tired in the first place.
And how about the excuse,
my muscles are sore because I just worked out yesterday! Well light exercise
after an intense workout will not hurt your body in fact, it will actually
help your muscles recover more quickly
So stop making excuses…and
get moving! For Fitness Magazine, I’m Bonnie Kaye.