Even the most dedicated gym bunnies sometimes have to push through a lack of motivation to work out. For lesser mortals there is greater temptation to skip exercise for oh so many reasons. It's easier to make an excuse than get off your ass and get to the gym - right?
Just because you pulled a muscle or twisted your ankle on the treadmill, it doesn’t mean you should give up altogether!
Have you ever heard of TiVo? Set your favourite show to record and go and work, it will be waiting for you when you get home!
No way! There are way too many distractions at home. Get out on the streets or in to a gym.
Hey! Your penchant for delicious cookies is one of the reasons that you should be working out in the first place!
That might have worked as a way of getting out of physical education at school, but you need to be more honest with yourself.
Great, well done, but you know deep down inside that that healthy eating is really only half of the battle.
Oh come on! There is no room for superstition when it comes to getting healthy. A little moderate exercise every single day is the way to go.
Big gym equipment can be scary, but with the right help from the instructors, you will be absolutely fine.
Don’t lie! You know exactly where they are, they are right at the back of the closet where you put them in order to use this excuse!
You do know that swimming isn’t the only form of exercise, right? Why not try cycling or jogging?
You can’t exercise vicariously! The best way to pay tribute to your sporting favorites is to work out yourself.
Girl, you’re going to be getting sweaty anyway! What difference is one extra session going to make before your throw it in the washer?
That’s fine, there is plenty of exercise you do wearing glasses instead, trust me!
Do you prefer to look faintly orange or fit and toned?
I feel you, so how about this: get your workout in at the end of the day when everybody has already seen your hair!
Oh really? So how come your homework didn’t stop you from going over to your friend's house earlier?
We all enjoy a gorgeous instructor, but come on, the real reason for being there is so achieve a healthier life and body!
Even if you have just had a big meal, there are certain workouts you can do that won’t make you cramp up. Even just a light stroll.
There are so many different gym classes, break out of your comfort zone and join up, you’ll learn to love it.
That’s the brilliant thing about exercise; it releases endorphins, which make you feel fantastic!
Another short shower is a small price to pay for the feeling of post workout satisfaction that you will have!
The worst excuse a girl can give. Exercise is good for relieving cramps. Chocolate and the sofa aren’t.
You work out for you, not for anyone else. Get off your butt you lazy moo.
Can you really claim you can’t work out without music. Watch the gym TV or tune into the gym muzak.
Black might make you look slimmer but what is better? The illusion or the reality? Don’t just look slim. Be slim.
And why can you not do them on the way or from the gym?
They are probably wondering who you are because you turn up so infrequently.
Some bodies see the post workout body changes after a long time. Your body is different from everyone else’s. Exercising has to do with feeling good about your body first. You will never see the difference if you don't stick at it.
Stop whining. Find some motivation. Read some quotes. Read the reasons why working out is good for you. Get with the program, girl.
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