Overcoming Workout Obstacles
Overcoming the following barriers to fitness can help make all the difference to your health:
Barrier: I don't have enough time.
Solution: Be active for a few minutes at a time throughout the day.
Barrier: I feel self-conscious when I'm active.
Solution: Be active at home doing household chores and find ways to move more during day-to-day activities.
Barrier: I'm worried about my health or injury when I exercise.
Solution: Consult a health care professional first, and consider finding a personal trainer to guide you.
Barrier: I just don't like exercise.
Solution: Try dancing to your favorite music, taking the stairs instead of an elevator, and walking outdoors with friends.
Are you ready to get active? Try this on for size — you can develop customized fitness plans with the Personal Health Manager's Get Fit section available through Blue Access for MembersSM.