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Which Would You Rather: Exercise or Die?

I know the title of this poll seems a little bit morbid, but recent reports out of the UK are saying that only 38% of people said they would do more exercise if their life depended on it. So that means that if a doctor were to say, "You need to start exercising or you could die," the majority of people would still not exercise.

I am hoping that all you fabulous FitSugar readers have a different view on exercising, so...

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bahiachic bahiachic 9 years
People might have put die instead of exercise just to be a smart ass, it's a no brainer question.
the-makeup-blogette the-makeup-blogette 9 years
Exercise!!!
Pepper Pepper 9 years
Gee, that's a tough one! Ummm.......exercise.
sammyof2 sammyof2 9 years
seriously people actually chose to die
Pinkgirl88 Pinkgirl88 9 years
how sad is that...
PJ-PJ-PJ PJ-PJ-PJ 9 years
I chose exercise! I do have a friend that flat out refuses to do any, even though his doctor told him it was a must. (He had heart issues at that time.) That was a few years ago & he is now past the point of even being able to make the effort. He is on a slow weakened decline now. I always wonder if he wishes he would have at least tried or if he still thinks it was bull.
splayer splayer 9 years
Seriously? 6 people would rather die than exercise? And 8 people are undecided?
SoftRockStar SoftRockStar 9 years
Exercise. I just realized I've gained 15 pounds doing nothing, and while I can camoflahge it do to my height and body shape, I feel horrible and really dislike it if I have to get dressed and go out. I need to get running!
MuppetsForDinner MuppetsForDinner 9 years
That is an incredibly sad study.
lil-l lil-l 9 years
I choose life!!
Bahia Bahia 9 years
This was a rather stupid question! Hmm...let me think.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
Since I already exercise, I picked that. I sure hope no one said they'd rather die than work out. That'd be pretty stupid.
west030 west030 9 years
I choose to live...but can pizza still play a part please?
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
I would exercise, I don't want to die!
allisonblue allisonblue 9 years
I think this is my favorite poll ever.
KadBunny KadBunny 9 years
But what if you die of exercise? I know I almost do. :P Darn asthma. Still not a good excuse though, I mean I take yoga instead. Always a way to exercise peopllle.
Adrianne Adrianne 9 years
Okay, the 3 who voted 'Die' ...lmao. Hells noes am I gonna exercise! Ha ha...
daisyeater21 daisyeater21 9 years
if i dont excercise i get really grouchy :p
mtiger mtiger 9 years
I've just now gotten into exercise...I don't love it yet, but of course I'd rather do it than die! It's scary to think that some people might die if they don't start exercising!
tati33 tati33 9 years
exercise..even though it could be hard in the beginning...must exercise
janyango janyango 9 years
i have always struggled with my weight, but i didn't decide to do anything about it until i gained about 60 lbs in several months and early one morning, ended at the hospital because i had chest pains that wouldn't stop. unfortunately, some people don't get those warning signs. i realized that i didn't want to die just because i was too lazy to do anything about it.
graldi19 graldi19 9 years
i really do love exercizing. i feel so good after :)
gumdrops334 gumdrops334 9 years
thats an easy question. kinda biased considering this IS fitsugar haha. i'm sure fit knew that of course. the people who would rather die, well there is definitely plenty of those people. think of how many people have died of heart disease due to obesity. they chose death, albeit a subconscious decision, they still made that choice by not exercising or eating right.
Brians-Girl Brians-Girl 9 years
exercise.. its kinda fun :)
lux_louboutin lux_louboutin 9 years
Who the f*ck said they'd rather die?! WHO?!
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