There’s no shortage of creative excuses people come up with to stay stuck on the sofa, but three of them top the list.
Here’s how to hurdle the obstacles standing between you and getting in shape.
“I’m too tired to exercise.” Being too tired to work out is a common theme among procrastinators. And while it sounds counter-intuitive, exercise gives you more energy — it feeds on itself in a good way. Researchers at the University of Georgia found that healthy but sedentary adults who did as little as 20 minutes of low-to-moderate cardio (think brisk walking) three days a week felt more energized after just a few weeks.