Skipping or missing your workout sessions occasionally is not a big deal. There may be times when you are really tired or got held up at work. But, repeating these “occasional” workout excuses can become a habit and may even make you quit the workout. We have listed the 5 biggest workout excuses you need to stop making now!
1. I don’t know where to start.
If you think you don’t know where to start, let us tell you a secret. Nobody knows where to start in the beginning! You just need to set a goal. whether you are trying to build muscle or trying to lose weight, set a goal and take tiny steps that take you closer towards your goal. Plan your day, organize your workout and go for it!
2. I don’t have time to workout.
This is the biggest workout excuse you need to stop making now! You can scroll on Instagram for 2 straight hours and yet you don’t have time to workout? Most effective workouts can be done in less than 30 minutes. So, stop fooling yourself and start working out!
3. I don’t know to use that equipment.
When you join a gym, you will be pumped up so much that you’ll try to use all the gym equipment in one day! But as time goes by, you’ll only stick to 2/3 of your favourite equipment. So, if you are not sure how to use the other equipment at the gym, ask your trainer or someone who does!
4. I can’t afford a gym membership.
This is another biggest workout excuse you need to stop making now! Why do you feel you need a gym to workout? You can do exercise anywhere as long as there is space to move. You don’t necessarily need gym equipment to workout, you can do effective exercises at your home or you can even play sports which will is better than working out at the gym.
5. I am on vacation.
Vacations and holidays are not an excuse to skip workouts! If you are really interested, you will find time to workout. You can carry small fitness equipment for your vacation and spend a few minutes working out. Even a long walk or cycling near a beach or mountain counts as a workout if you’re on a vacation.
So, next time you’re trying to pull off a workout excuse, focus on your goals and stop making workout excuses, or else read our article on ways to trick your mind to workout regularly.