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We all have challenges, but do you seem to have an excuse for not being as physically active as you could? Take a look at some ideas on how to get past the City of Excuses and to the City of Solutions.

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City of Excuses

Know your “why.” Remind yourself every day why you want to get active. Ask family and friends to remind you too. Plan ahead. Make physical activity a regular part of your schedule. Put it on your calendar.

I'm too tired

Break your 150 minutes into 10-minute chunks.

I don’t have enough time.

Work out while you get things done. Move briskly while you sweep the floor, mow the lawn, or walk your dog.

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I don’t have enough money.

Download free exercise apps. Take the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator.

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The weather is making it hard to walk outdoors.

Turn on the music and dance. March in place.

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I’m injured.

Ask your health care provider how to treat the injury. For instance, you may need to rest and ice the area. Use splints and supports as needed.