May 14 2014

YES, YOU SHOULD WORKOUT TODAY!

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We all have those days that we don’t want to work out even though we know we should.  When you need a little motivation, look no further. Here some awesome reasons you shouldn’t skip your workout todayPrint this so you’ll have easy access to it on the days you need it most.

  1. Because it makes you feel confident
  2. Because it helps you get stronger
  3. Because exercise helps combat depression
  4. Because you’ll feel proud of yourself
  5. Because you have goals you want to reach
  6. Because you’ll feel bad if you don’t
  7. Because you want to move forward, not backward
  8. Because it burns more calories than not working out
  9. Because it improves your heart health
  10. Because you want a great butt
  11. Because it prevents diabetes
  12. Because you want to be a good example to your kids
  13. Because you want to feel good in your clothes
  14. Because it reduces your risk of cancer
  15. Because your body was made to move
  16. Because you want to be an athlete
  17. Because you want to look better
  18. Because it lifts your mood
  19. Because you want to stand taller
  20. Because it reduces back pain
  21. Because it feels good
  22. Because it makes you feel accomplished
  23. Because you spend most of your day on your butt
  24. Because swimsuit season is always coming
  25. Because strong is the new skinny
  26. Because dieting only works so much
  27. Because it strengthens your bones, too
  28. Because it helps you lose weight
  29. Because it allows you to eat more food
  30. Because it’s the best way to spend “me” time
  31. Because it helps you de-stress
  32. Because it’s cheaper than therapy
  33. Because you want a strong core
  34. Because you want to take care for yourself
  35. Because you take pride in your body
  36. Because it strengthens your legs
  37. Because it helps your clothes fit better
  38. Because you want to push yourself
  39. Because you are capable of more than you ever imagined
  40. Because moving your body feels good
  41. Because it keeps your mind sharp
  42. Because it helps you beat belly bloat
  43. Because it helps you sleep better at night
  44. Because it gives you energy
  45. Because you want to stay healthy as you age
  46. Because you want to look younger
  47. Because you want toned arms
  48. Because it improves your balance
  49. Because it burns off last night’s dessert
  50. Because it boosts your immune system
  51. Because sweat is sexy
  52. Because you want to live longer
  53. Because you’re more likely to eat better when you exercise
  54. Because you want to shave time off your running pace
  55. Because you want to breathe easier
  56. Because you want to see the scale drop
  57. Because you are worth it
  58. Because being fit makes everything in life better
  59. Because you promised yourself that you would
  60. Because you deserve a better life
  61. Because it’ll help you drink more water
  62. Because you want to do real push-ups
  63. Because it reduces your health care costs
  64. Because you’ll miss fewer days of work
  65. Because you want to create a new future for yourself
  66. Because it’ll help you like what you see in the mirror
  67. Because it makes clothing shopping more fun
  68. Because you want to look and feel incredible
  69. Because exercising can be fun
  70. Because it’ll give your skin a glow
  71. Because it’s a good way to spend time with your friends
  72. Because it’ll help you prevent the middle-age spread
  73. Because it reduces your blood pressure
  74. Because you don’t want to let yourself go
  75. Because you don’t want to squeeze into an airplane or rollercoaster seat
  76. Because it strengthens your spirit
  77. Because it’s a cheap way to entertain yourself
  78. Because you’ll be able to reward yourself
  79. Because you need a reason to wear those new workout clothes
  80. Because you’re tired of being tired
  81. Because not working out is not going to get you very far
  82. Because it’s a great way to spend time outside
  83. Because you made a commitment to yourself
  84. Because you’re tired of starting over
  85. Because there will always be another wedding, vacation or reunion
  86. Because you’re not a quitter
  87. Because it improves your cholesterol
  88. Because it boosts your metabolism
  89. Because it prevents age-related muscle loss
  90. Because if you can do this, you can do anything
  91. Because a fit body is a healthy body
  92. Because it beats sitting on the couch
  93. Because  everyone has at least 10 minutes to spare
  94. Because you want to be stronger than your excuses
  95. Because not working out isn’t working out for you
  96. Because the only workout you ever regret is the one you skip

Source: SparkPeople