The duality of a great commitment to health
Love/Hate is a series exploring how to be happy embracing the everyday duality of life.
A commitment to working out is a great thing, but sometimes it’s hard to balance. Read on for our top five reasons to love and hate a commitment to working out!
5 Things We Love About: A Commitment to Working Out
- It’s obviously good for us from a physical health standpoint: we manage our weight, build muscle, prevent disease.
- It’s good for us from a mental health standpoint: we feel better, less stressed, more focused
- It’s good for our egos/vanity: we look better (naked).
- It’s good for building bonds: working out or playing sports together solidifies friendships
- It’s just plain fun to lift weights, play sports, do yoga, take a class, learn something new
5 Things We Hate About: A Commitment to Working Out
- When we have to get up early or stay up late to fit in a workout.
- Choosing between social life and a workout.
- The conflicting advice—how do we know what’s best for us?
- Walking down stairs after heavy leg days.
- Missing a day!!