You’ve likely heard and read one too many times that you should be exercising regularly. Like eating better, it’s something we all know we should do but struggle to start. Maybe you had an unpleasant experience that turned you off from gyms or group fitness; maybe you equate exercise with running and hate the thought; or maybe you just can’t possibly figure out when you could squeeze this whole exercise thing in. Here’s the good news: Getting started isn’t as complicated as you might be making it. And the better news: Starting is harder than continuing.
Here are three steps to start and stick with exercise.
Finally, remember that you eat the elephant one bite at a time. Start with small, manageable goals. Once those goals become habits, add to them. That’s how you make lasting lifestyle changes.