13 Excuses Super-Fit Chicks Never Make
Hate to exercise? These expert tips will motivate you to reach for your running shoes
The Excuse: "I'm too sore"If you're feeling too sore to move the day after a workout and can't even begin to attempt another minute of exercise, it's time to rethink your strategy. Shaar says sometimes it's beneficial to end a workout a little prematurely. "It enables me to end on a high note while I still feel very energetic, it enhances my post-workout glow, and it truly makes me look forward to my next session," she says.
Spangler says this method is an especially great idea when you're just starting out. "People start giving 100 percent and then they burn out quickly," Spangler says. "You're better off starting slowly with something like strength training or a yoga class [if you're not used to exercising]. Then build up your stamina and try more challenging workouts."
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