100 Reasons You Should Work Out Today

By , SparkPeople Blogger
We all have those days that we don't want to work out even though we know we should.

When you need a little motivation, look no further.

Here are 100 reasons you shouldn't skip your workout today.

Print, save, pin or "like" this post so you'll have easy access to it on the days you need it most.

100 Reasons to Exercise Now
  1. Because it makes you feel confident
  2. Because it helps you get stronger
  3. Because exercise helps combat depression
  4. Because you'll feel proud of yourself
  5. Because you have goals you want to reach
  6. Because you'll feel bad if you don't
  7. Because you want to move forward, not backward
  8. Because it burns more calories than not working out
  9. Because it improves your heart health
  10. Because you want a great butt
  11. Because it prevents diabetes
  12. Because you want to be a good example to your kids
  13. Because you want to feel good in your clothes
  14. Because it reduces your risk of cancer
  15. Because your body was made to move
  16. Because you want to be an athlete
  17. Because you want to look better
  18. Because it lifts your mood
  19. Because you want to stand taller
  20. Because it reduces back pain
  21. Because it feels good
  22. Because it makes you feel accomplished
  23. Because you spend most of your day on your butt
  24. Because swimsuit season is always coming
  25. Because strong is the new skinny
  26. Because dieting only works so much
  27. Because it strengthens your bones, too
  28. Because it helps you lose weight
  29. Because it allows you to eat more food
  30. Because it's the best way to spend "me" time
  31. Because it helps you de-stress
  32. Because it's cheaper than therapy
  33. Because you want a strong core
  34. Because you want to take care for yourself
  35. Because you take pride in your body
  36. Because it strengthens your legs
  37. Because it helps your clothes fit better
  38. Because you want to push yourself
  39. Because you are capable of more than you ever imagined
  40. Because moving your body feels good
  41. Because it keeps your mind sharp
  42. Because it helps you beat belly bloat
  43. Because it helps you sleep better at night
  44. Because it gives you energy
  45. Because you want to stay healthy as you age
  46. Because you want to look younger
  47. Because you want toned arms
  48. Because it improves your balance
  49. Because it burns off last night's dessert
  50. Because it boosts your immune system
  51. Because sweat is sexy
  52. Because you want to live longer
  53. Because you want to get better at your game
  54. Because you want to catch someone's eye
  55. Because exercisers earn more money
  56. Because you're more likely to eat better when you exercise
  57. Because you want to shave time off your running pace
  58. Because you want to breathe easier
  59. Because you want to see the scale drop
  60. Because exercise improves your sex life
  61. Because you are worth it
  62. Because being fit makes everything in life better
  63. Because you promised yourself that you would
  64. Because you deserve a better life
  65. Because it'll help you drink more water
  66. Because you want to do real push-ups
  67. Because it reduces your health care costs
  68. Because you'll miss fewer days of work
  69. Because you want to create a new future for yourself
  70. Because it'll help you like what you see in the mirror
  71. Because it makes clothing shopping more fun
  72. Because you want to look and feel incredible
  73. Because exercising can be fun
  74. Because it'll give your skin a glow
  75. Because it's a good way to spend time with your friends
  76. Because it'll help you prevent the middle-age spread
  77. Because it reduces your blood pressure
  78. Because you don't want to let yourself go
  79. Because you don't want to squeeze into an airplane or rollercoaster seat
  80. Because it strengthens your spirit
  81. Because it's a cheap way to entertain yourself
  82. Because you'll be able to reward yourself
  83. Because you need a reason to wear those new workout clothes
  84. Because you're tired of being tired
  85. Because not working out is not going to get you very far
  86. Because it's a great way to spend time outside
  87. Because you made a commitment to yourself
  88. Because you're tired of starting over
  89. Because there will always be another wedding, vacation or reunion
  90. Because you're not a quitter
  91. Because it improves your cholesterol
  92. Because it boosts your metabolism
  93. Because it prevents age-related muscle loss
  94. Because if you can do this, you can do anything
  95. Because a fit body is a healthy body
  96. Because it beats sitting on the couch
  97. Because  everyone has at least 10 minutes to spare
  98. Because you want to be stronger than your excuses
  99. Because not working out isn't working out for you
  100. Because the only workout you ever regret is the one you skip
Which reason resonates with you? Do you have any reason to work out that didn't make the list? Share yours in the comments below!

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Comments

TOFOPOYU 5/18/2017
You will try to skip you workout once in a week. http://bedroomstamina.com / Report
SPARKLE-IT 5/17/2017
I like being a couch potato, but not want it has done to my body. Because of SP I am going to find an exercise to like! Report
BOYACIDU 5/17/2017
Read the reason why we have to do workouts daily. http://www.reviewprotocol.com/red-s
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LASTROSE91 5/16/2017
Because exercise helps with depression. Report
BILLTHOMSON 5/14/2017
Damn, removed all my excuses ;) Report
JVANAM 4/29/2017
Music makes exercise possible! Report
AALLEY2
I work out because I love me! The hardest part is starting. Report
KUCOHOCU
Today we will not do workout
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GANICAFU
Today i will skip my exercise.
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KOGEVORU
Workout are very necessary for your health. www.tomcandowpenisremedy.com / Report
Be active any way you can, every day that you can. Report
LKURTS
Great list -- thanks for sharing! "Because I want to be stronger than my excuses" really resonated with me. Report
I want to see my grandchildren grow up. Report
I always Have 10 mins some where, and If it just a video on you tube or a quick walk around a couple of blocks , Lets do it. Report
I hate exercising! Since I've been on Spark People, I've learned to like walking. And today is a wonderful day to walk. After I do some things on the
computer, I'll definitely walk for about 20-30 minutes. I hope everyone has a
Super & Blessed Saturday! LYL! Report
Great motivation, thanks, and yes, I want to be the best I can be at 69 and forward. Report
Another reason for me: it will make my husband happy. He just wants me to be the healthiest I can be. Making him happy makes me happy (40 years wedded). Report
Printed up a copy of this list to hang in exercise room. Report
So many reasons and it makes you feel so good. Report
My favorites are #48, "it improves your balance" and #89, "there will always be another wedding, vacation, or reunion". Report
ASEARLE223
I LOVE this! It reminds me of an a female exercise promotional video I've seen. Exercise is something I do because I love myself, not because I don't! Report
Another excellent article. Thank you. Report
because I always feel better when I'm done. the first 20 min is the hardest. Get past that and the rest is easier when your muscles remember what they were supposed to do. Report
ONEMORETRY976
Because it keep me from wanting to kill my co-workers. Report
Yes, yes, a hundred times yes !!! Report
JASONV8
because it makes everything in the rest of my day easier. Report
AMANDA_220
These are some amazing reasons.Thanks for sharing! Report
I printed it and will highlight my "favorite" reasons! Thanks! Report
NANATERRI1
Right now I cannot exercise due to having arm surgery. Report
Because you want to be an active part of your grandchildren's lives. Report
I like #51! LOL I love exercise so I never need reasons, but I still read them all, and they are very good!! Report
Because being fit matters and STRONG is hot! Report
Keeping the Spark! Report
KIMOOKI
and when you're done with whatever you do, you'll never regret it. You might even try to make it better. I'm still trying to prove that wrong. Report
This list actually did motivate me! Report
GREYTDOLPHIN
Thanks, need the motivation to get off my rear and exercise more. I spend too much time reading the articles. Report
Exercise is my one biggest hurdle. This list will help a lot. Report
GAINJOY
I really like this list, but I think I'm going to change the statements to positive self talk points, i.e. "I will feel more confident". Report
MAS1216
Number 11 is my ultimate goal but I also have another....To be able to get into the clothes that are sitting idle in my closet again! Report
Will post where I will see it every am. Report
I love these. Little reminders to help keep us motivated. Great blog! Report
PRUSSIANETTE
The one that resonates with me most is #41-- so many people forget about the mind/body connection. Doing a 10-20 minute workout has more than once lifted some "brain fog". Report
number 80 , strengthen not only body but soul
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KMBURBACH
Very motivating! Love #98 Report
WYKED_WYTCH
Number 13 is the one that hits home the hardest. I not only want to feel better in my clothes - I want to feel better out of my clothes. Report
Almost all of the above!!! Report
Love these reasons, so many so true! So motivating ! Report
I am going to print off this list and everyday pick one of the reasons I need to exercise and think on it and write down what exactly it means to me and how it motivated me to work out that day. What a great list! Report
WendyNotes, your post touched my heart today. Report
I printed out these items (or the ones that most speak to me) and put them in a jar...I'm going to grab one each morning...and recycle them over and over :) Report
 
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