Are You Really Too Busy to Work Out?


HuffpostA few weeks ago, a colleague posted the following on Facebook: “‘I don’t have time’ is the grown-up equivalent of ‘the dog ate my homework’.”

I know that we all need to go to work, pay the rent, grocery shop, sleep and negotiate the demands of life. If you are not a fitness professional, whose job it is to be fit, training can’t (and shouldn’t) always take first priority. Other aspects of life, such as work and family, often need to be prioritized.

That said, I think what the quote highlights is how people sometimes use “lack of time” as a dismissive catch all for abandoning their health goals — a way to downplay the need for self reflection, mindfulness and realistic, structured goal setting. Read More.

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