10 Lame Excuses for Not Exercising, and How to Overcome Them ~ Weight Loss Tips

Saturday, 1 November 2014

When it comes to skipping exercise, we all have a handful of different excuses that we love to use. But luckily there are also several strategies you can use to conquer them. We’ve rounded up a list of the most common (and if we’re all honest, the lamest) excuses for not exercising.

 1. No time. 

It takes 5 minutes per day. Even in the busy schedule can be found 5 minutes to walk briskly. And if not, you should seriously consider the placement of your priorities in life. Reduce the time of sitting in front of TV or the Internet. If you can not go for a walk because of the weather, do at home or directly from the desktop a few push-ups, sit-ups, jumping. When the five-minute physical training becomes a habit, you can increase the time by half. Just a few minutes of charging per day - and you'll feel healthier.

2. So I have children!  

Take turns with your spouse to watch the children so that both of you get time to exercise during the week. Another option is to take the kids with, depending on the kind of activities you do. If children get exposed to exercise and the outdoors at a young age, they are more likely to stay active as they grow older. Take your kids hiking, biking, walk with them through the neighbourhood or even enter a fun run as a family. This is a good excuse to spend quality time together as a family.
3. Work takes all my time and discourages.  

But what if you do fitness early in the morning? Great way to start the day, tune in to work and think about home. A fitness after work to help unwind, relieve stress, and give a reason to spend time with his wife, friends or children.
4. I'm too tired. 

We know that without fitness even more tired. Regular exercise gives energy, protect against stress, enhance performance. Felt tired - Wear sneakers and ran out into the street! This is the power of each.
5. Feel bad I have a sore leg, arm, back, etc. 

If you're really sick, you have chills, fever or other obvious symptoms, sport, of course, not the best thing to do. Lie down and rest. Same thing if there are serious injuries. But very often we are shielded from the fitness at the slightest indisposition, which we really did not interfere. Contact your doctor if something serious. A runny nose, for example - is not an obstacle for a walk or some exercise.
6. The gym is too expensive, or too far from home. 

Walking or jogging outdoors. Exercise at home or in the office. Yoga classes online. Everything is simple. And for free.
7. Too hard. 

Start with light loads. A five minute walk or 5 pushups. Even if it's hard, let it be 2 instead of 5. Since the low load and gradually increase, you'll see how ridiculous excuse that was.
8. I have no sportswear / equipment. 

It will do what is. You can go for a walk in jeans and a T-shirt. 

9. For sports you have to be strong, agile and flexible, but I'm not. 

And how to become strong? Perform strength exercises. How to become agile? Again, do the exercises. And also with flexibility - yoga. Train and everything will come.
10. I hate to run. 

So do not run! There are lots of other ways to keep in shape. Walking, cycling, swimming, yoga, pilates, tai chi, martial arts, strength training, aerobic dance, kickboxing, gymnastics, climbing, hiking, basketball, football, trampolining. Jogging will be a pleasure, if you start with a small jogging, alternating with walking. And it's nice to run through beautiful places, talking to a good friend.

Can you keep coming up with excuses, and you can just start moving. The choice is yours.
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