Starting an exercise program is easy, and many of us make a real effort to do so. But, getting yourself to the gym or outside for a jog regularly, however, is another story altogether.
"Hardly anyone -- maybe 20 percent of the population -- exercises to the degree that they
should to maintain cardiovascular health," says John Raglin, an exercise psychologist at Indiana University.
Some of the more common reasons why people start and then give up on their exercise routines include:
Feeling there's not enough timeTaking on too much to start, then burning out
Becoming bored with their routine
Getting discouraged (expecting major results too soon)
"If you take people and give them good equipment and a good training program,"Raglin says, "half of them will quit before long. The funny thing is we live in a society where health, fitness, and a fit body are highly valued, and yet there are a lot of couch potatoes out there."
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