Is motivation your biggest fitness hurdle? Knowing you should exercise and wanting to exercise are two very different things. But you don't have to resign yourself to the attitude that exercise is a necessary evil. In fact, research shows that many people who are long-term exercise "maintainers" keep at it because they have learned to want to exercise, rather than exercising just because they have to.
One of the most popular excuses for failing to work out is not having enough time. Are you really so busy it's impossible to squeeze in exercise? Or is it more likely your time gets spent on things that aren't top priorities for you? If you frequently use time as an excuse for missing workouts, here are some ways to see if that excuse is really valid.