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What Makes You Stop Exercising?

I'm normally pretty good about following my exercise plans, but sometimes just one change and I'm quick to let my workout routine falter. After a long overseas trip, jet lag, and catching a cold, my normal daily trips to the gym have dwindled down to barely anything.

I've been making fitness a priority in my life, which means that I've been successful at squeezing in a gym trip before meeting friends for dinner, drinks, or a movie, but feeling tired and sick has gotten the best of me! What makes you stop exercising the most?

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Raynne413 Raynne413 5 years
For me, it's usually an injury, or extreme tiredness. For example, right now, I have plantar fasciitis. Not fun.
bisou002 bisou002 5 years
I'll only come to a full stop if I'm seriously injured, but lately I've noticed that a lack of interest is keeping me from having good workouts. I'm getting bored!
cymbaline cymbaline 5 years
All have affected me recently.
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 5 years
If I have one of those nights where i just can't get to sleep, there's no chance i'm hitting the gym.
kclulu kclulu 5 years
My dog injured his leg last week and he needed to stay off if it which meant I needed to keep an eye on him so I couldn't go out for my regular workouts. I didn't stop working out completely but I didn't go out for my runs and exercised from home instead of at the gym. Since I knew it was a short term obstacle to exercising I didn't worry too much about it. The week gave my body a chance to rest and now I am ready to go this week!
sweetbritches sweetbritches 5 years
If I haven't done my workout by 9am the chances of me doing it later are slim to none. Busy mornings stop me.
Chessaria-Moriarty Chessaria-Moriarty 5 years
Exercising has never been a priority for me, mostly because my family didn't do much. I'm trying to retrain myself and exercise somehow every day. I try to walk at work during my breaks, and use the stationary bike at home in the evenings and on the weekends. However, the weather gets me a lot, some times when I'm sick or tired I don't exercise like I should. Being busy can sometimes make it tough. But I'm working on all that to keep motivated.
Pixieled Pixieled 5 years
The only thing that stops me from working out and running is an injury. I'll workout through a cold but not the flu. It's all about severity and how much energy my body needs to recover.
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