10 Great Reasons NOT to Exercise

Healthy Living 74

It seems like everyone I know has jumped with full force on the exercise bandwagon lately. Whether they're hitting the gym or running marathons or sitting in hundred degree rooms doing yoga and sweating buckets, they are exercising in some way. And, personally, I find it disturbing. What ever happened to good, old fashioned walking? Like, to the refrigerator for a snack?

If you are like me and wondering what everyone else sees in that 10K that you don't, I present to you ten reasons NOT to exercise. Pull up a chair ...

1. You lose valuable time doing things like stalking Facebook and catching up on the hottest celebrity gossip.

2. You get ravenous and eat more, thus cancelling out the exercise, anyway.

3. You could lose a pant size. Oh, sure, that sounds all positive, but who can afford a new wardrobe?

4.  You're sore. If I'm going to ache all over, I at least want to have enjoyed getting there.

 5. It wouldn't be nearly as fun to watch The Biggest Loser with a bowl full of ice cream having just come from the gym.

6. Your sneakers get worn-looking. They work so much better as a fashion statement.

7. You smell. Showering out of necessity is such a chore.

8. You sweat. It causes breakouts and who wants to look 13 again?

9. You could pull a muscle. As if working out isn't painful enough, you can injure yourself? What a joke.

10. Muffin tops are adorable!

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godde... goddess99

LOL good points!!

Leele... Leelee1008

LOL. I hate to work out, but I know I need to. so when the weather breaks I will be taking frequent walks.

SuzyB... SuzyBarno

And people wonder why America has an obesity problem. Set a good example for your children and exercise to stay healthy and live long, not because your "fat". If you lose weight along the way then great! That muffin top won't be so cute when you have to invest in a larger size pant, clothes you can't afford, due to the bowls of ice cream your eating while watching people exercise to save their lives. Kudos!

sofia... sofia0587

Hahaha. I hate working but I do it anyways also to set an example to my dd.

nonmember avatar megan

Your reasons are not only stupid, they're ignorant! Way to go! Let's promote obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke! Cause that's what I want for my life and my children!

nonmember avatar Jessica

Megan, I'm pretty sure this article is meant to be SARCASTIC. Learn to take a joke.

RoseB... RoseBlossom

nice! also to other women getting all bent out of shape, this is known as a joke or sarcasm....sheesh, its called a sense of humor!!

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