Best Ways to Overcome Exercise Excuses


Hi Everyone,

This article is directed towards Not so Active folks ( read lazy bum like me :P) ! I plan to take a print of this post and stick it right opposite to my bed. You might ask why ! Well, I wish to read it as soon as I get up in the morning πŸ™‚

Best Ways to Overcome Exercise Excuses

Let’s discuss top excuses andΒ  also the best ways to overcome Exercise Excuses –

I am so busy. I have no time.

I have found an extremely good trick for this excuse. It works well even for laziest creatures that exist(like me). Say to yourself “Just half hour”. Majority of the times, you will end up doing your full workout.

I am tired !

If you are tired, take rest and eat something. Go to the gymn when you feel better. Majority of the Gymns are open till 10 pm nowadays. So, you can go to gymn even when you return late from office.

I have no partner. I hate to workout alone.

Really ? Then find one ! Make friends in the gymn :).

Its so boring !

If you find working out in the gymn to be boring, you can keep changing your workouts. Some of the options of best exercises to lose weight are here and here.

I have household work to do.

I can understand that wives and mommies have household work to do. I am sure that your family will support you if you take your health seriously. You can postpone the activities which you can do after your workout or take help from hubby ;).

I am too fat to exercise.

This is a very popular excuse for people who are extremely overweight. I have seen people who have difficulty in walking or even sitting on the floor. There is always a start. Take baby steps at a time. You CAN ! Adnan Sami is the best example. He was so obese that he used wheel chair for years;could not walk. One fine day, he shocked the world by appearing in a slim avatar.

Best Ways to Overcome Exercise Excuses adnan sami

I am already lean.

Many of our readers say that they are lean or underweight and ask if they need to exercise. The answer is Yes. You can gain weight by working out. You can stay fit and improve your stamina by workout out if you are already lean.

I have arthritis.

Bipasha Basu has lost oodles of weight despite suffering from arthiritis. Read her weight loss story here and her fitness secret here.

I need my sleep.

Exercise helps in better sleep. Do you need more reason to sleep better πŸ™‚ ?

No change ! I never see results !

I have also given this excuse to avoid exercising. The key to be successful is healthy diet in addition to exercise. If you are trying to lose weight, diet cannot be messed up , no matter how much you are working out.Β  Read the importance of diet and exercise in weight loss here.

My gymn is far.

Change your gymn or indulge in other activities like swimming or dancing or jogging or kickboxing. There are tons of options !

These were the Best Ways to Overcome Exercise Excuses. Do you have some other way ? Please let us know !

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  1. Very well written. applies to each one of us with weight issues. My suggestion is to keep a dog and take him for a walk daily. I have one and have to go for a 2-3 km walk daily in the morn. God bless him, it’s due to him I cannot make any excuse in the morning. πŸ™‚


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