Want to exercise? Make it a habit.

A study on exercise shows that making exercise a habit is crucial to making exercise part of your life.  The key, the study shows, to making exercise a habit is having an appropriate trigger.  Whether your trigger is end of work day or putting the first pot of coffee on, pick a trigger that you do on a frequent basis and exercise immediately after.  An important note about triggers, they must precede you habit.  It isn’t, “just before I come home from work, I’ll exercise.”  A much better trigger is, “when I leave work, I go to the gym.”

Exercise study

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