Almost everyone knows that exercise is good, but getting motivated can be a challenge. Most people don’t spring out of bed at dawn, grab their exercise gear and head out the door for the gym or a walk. Many actually profess to hate exercise, but there are ways to get started and even learn to enjoy exercise.
“Avoid getting off to a bad start by taking the ‘all or nothing’ approach,” said Lynda Johnson, nutrition and health education specialist with University of Missouri Extension… “It’s important to give yourself some slack, not get discouraged and realize that missing a few days of exercise doesn’t constitute failure. Focus on adding small changes over time,” Johnson said.
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