Overcome Barriers to Healthy Movement

Updated: 4 days ago

There are many reasons people start to exercise regularly. And there are just as many reasons why they stop! You already know the many benefits of exercise, including:

• lower risk of chronic health conditions like cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and some cancers,

• lower odds of depression,

• better focus and memory,

• higher productivity, and

• lower risk of premature death.Here are some strategies to help motivate you to keep moving no matter your age, injury, illness, or time commitments:

Barrier: lack of time Strategy: Plan, organize and prioritize exercise.

Barrier: lack of motivation Strategy: Try new and different exercise options. Ask y