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Excuse #2: “I’m just so comfortable at home right now; I’ll start exercising next week.”

Excuse #2: “I’m just so comfortable at home right now; I’ll start exercising next week.”

The fix: Put yourself in the future.

When it comes to temptation, we humans are engaged in a righteous struggle between our present self and our future self. Our future self knows it’s in our best interest to exercise, but “it’s an unequal battle” between the two selves.

The present self is present. It’s in control. It can easily put donuts into your mouth. The future self is not even around, and so the present self can trounce all over its dreams.

Engage in mental time travel.   Picture yourself in 20 or 30 years if you don’t start exercising.

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