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Everyone procrastinates. We put things off because we don’t want to do them, or because we have too many other things on our plates. Putting things off—big or small—is part of being human.

We can tell whether or not you need to do something about our procrastination by examining its consequences. If you put off washing the dishes, but the dishes don’t bother you, who cares? When your procrastination leaves you feeling discouraged and overburdened, however, it is time to take action.

We all know that exercise conditions our body. Our mood improves, it helps prevent osteoporosis and heart disease it keeps our weight down, it strengthens our heart and lungs, it helps us to sleep better and it can be fun.
So with all these amazing benefits, why do most of us procrastinate about exercise?
Well, the reason is, the mind has an amazing ability to create a list of excuses about why we shouldn’t exercise.