Exercise Doesn’t Have To Be So Torturous: 5 Tips To Make Fitness Easier

As we head into the fall and get back into our established routines, here are some tips for the non-masochists out there who are looking to make regular physical activity an easier and lasting part of their lifestyle.

1. Think local

One barrier that’s easy to reduce is travel time, suggests fitness coach Geoff Starling, who sat down with The Calgary Eyeopener to share his insight.

Inquire at your community center or in your workplace. Chances are you’ll be able to find a gym or a social fitness group nearby that fits your criteria.

2. Tie it to something you already do

Tack your exercise onto an existing activity — like dropping the kids off at school or your morning commute to work — for a “guaranteed path for success,” Starling said.

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