‘Tis the season of New Years resolutions. In honor of the holiday, we examine some of the potential barriers to meeting physical activity goals, as well as strategies for overcoming those barriers:
- Self-assessment: Barriers to exercise (Source: American College of Sports Medicine). After completing this brief survey, users receive response-based tips on tackling their individual barriers to physical activity.
- Negative emotions outweigh intent to exercise at health clubs (Source: ScienceDaily) Recent research on emotional barriers to physical activity in normal weight vs. overweight subjects.
- Home gym for less (Source: WTVQ.com) Tips on creating a home gym with a limited budget.
How have you worked around barriers to physical activity in your own life? Share your story and help others stick to their resolutions!