Exercise Excuses that are Unacceptable

Excuses to avoid exercise will only hurt your progress in the long run. Although some excuses are valid, most are just a reason to not exercise. Here are some common excuses people make that are complete B.S.

Excuses not to Exercise


Excuse: I don't have the time to exercise

If you plan your schedule, you can find 30-40 minutes a day to exercise. If you don't have time to go to the gym, exercise at home. In general, people find time to do things they really want to do.

Excuse: I don't have the money

Last time I checked, jogging outside is free. So are many other exercises that you can do without spending money. Some gym memberships are as low as 10 bucks a month to join. If you can afford an I Phone you can afford a gym membership.

Excuse: I am too old

You are too old to continue to make excuses. You are never too old to exercise. Moderate activity can decrease and prevent age-associated conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and bone loss.

Excuse: I don't exercise because I am out of shape

Yes that is right!  So gradually exercise and eventually you will be in shape. Start by walking one block, then 5 blocks, if you stick with it your will start to be in shape.

Excuse: I am too tired to exercise

If you exercise more, you will have more energy. A walk, game of basketball or a bike ride can relieve stress and energize your body.

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