5 Myths That Keep People From Exercising

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One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

No, a myth is not a female moth. (Sorry, couldn’t resist). Regular readers know that eat less; move more is the mantra of this blog. So, if you are one of the folks who is resisting getting an exercise program going, take heed.

The National Institutes of Health offers the following:
Even when you know physical activity is good for you, it’s easy to keep dragging your feet literally. We all have reasons to stay inactive, but sometimes those reasons are based more on myth than reality. Here are some of the most common myths about physical activity and ways to replace them with a more realistic, can-do spirit.

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Myth 1: “Physical activity takes too much time.”
Physical activity does take some time, but there are ways to make it manageable. If you don’t have 30 minutes in your daily schedule for an activity break, try to find…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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