Why people make excuses
All of us make excuses from time to time. The most common reasons that we make excuses not to do things, like exercise regularly to lose weight, include:
The most common weight loss avoidance excuses
Here’s a list of the most common excuses we know of that people use to avoid exercising or eating healthier:
Overcoming these excuses
If any of these popular excuses are stopping you from achieving your ideal weight and becoming happier and healthier we have some good news for you – they can all be overcome. Here’s how:
Too many other priorities.
Nobody to help me.
I don’t get enough support at home.
I don’t feel good.
I’m too out of shape.
I’m too upset.
I’m too busy taking care of the family or kids.
I do enough exercise at work.
I’m too tired.
My problem is hormonal.
It’s too hot, too cold, or it’s raining outside.
Exercise is boring.
I’m too heavy.
I can’t afford a personal trainer.
I can’t afford fitness equipment.
I can’t afford to eat healthy.
Exercise is really hard.
I don’t know where to start.
I don’t know anything about nutrition.
I’m too old.
I might fail.
I’ll start tomorrow.
I hate exercise.
I can’t get motivated.
No matter who you are or what your circumstances you can lose weight if you change some of your lifestyle habits.
For many people trying to lose weight, making excuses not to exercise or modify their eating habits is often their greatest barrier to weight loss success.
If making excuses is one of your barriers to successful long term weight loss we hope the information provided above will help you overcome this detrimental habit and help you on your way to becoming a happier, healthier you.