24 Reasons to Exercise

At the beginning of the year, many people set goals to get fit and lose weight. However, by the time February rolls around, the demands of home, work, school, and life in general may start to get in the way of becoming a healthier you. The best thing you can do when it comes to reaching your fitness goals is to focus on starting small and work on being consistent in your program. Then, and only then, should you start adding more to your workouts.

Remember all of the great things that exercising can do for you, too! To get you started, we have assembled a list of 24 reasons to exercise. There are certainly more than what we have listed, but we are sure that you will find at least a few on this list that will inspire you to get moving.

1. Feel better
2. Look great in a bathing suit
3. Keep up with your kids and grandkids
4. Prevent disease
5. Reduce aches and pains
6. Have fun
7. Lose fat
8. Build muscle
9. Prepare for an adventure vacation
10. Improve your complexion
11. Sleep better
12. Improve your sex life
13. Look great on your wedding day
14. Find a mate
15. Live longer
16. Build confidence and a better self image
17. Improve your disposition and attitude
18. Remain independent (for the older folks)
19. Be more productive at work
20. Avoid injury
21. Have a better quality of life
22. Improve balance
23. Reduce stress
24. Make friends