Ready to start exercising? Be sure to build a network of friends and loved ones to support you when the going gets tough.

The American Council on Exercise advises:

  • Talk to your partner, friends and family members and explain your commitment to better health. Ask for encouragement and support.
  • Ask someone to be your accountability partner, to help you stay on track. The same person can be a workout buddy, too.
  • Find someone from each area of your life (work, home, etc.) who can check in with you regularly and cheer you on.
  • Look for a support group.
  • Identify potential pitfalls, such as doughnuts at work or a smoking spouse. Decide how you will deal with these challenges.

Source: HealthDay

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