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

4CONNIESHEALTH 10/16/2018
Great reasons! Report
HOTPINKCAMARO49 10/16/2018
Awesome list! Report
MSROZZIE 10/15/2018
Excellent reasons to exercise. Report
FITWITHIN 10/15/2018
As much as I dislike exercising in the afternoon. I did make it to the gym . Report
CAROLYNINJOY1 9/15/2018
Thank you for an excellent list of reasons to work out. Report
ALEPEQUIJADA 9/13/2018
Thanks! Report
LINOVER 8/11/2018
Great list! Report
DWROBERGE 8/7/2018
Awesome Report
NASFKAB 7/26/2018
Very useful list Report
LOSER05 7/20/2018
great! Report
VALLEYGIRLSPAGE 7/20/2018
I'm off to workout! Report
SKIMBRO 7/14/2018
Awesome! Report
MSTINA0519 6/29/2018
AWESOME REASONS Report
JAMER123 6/14/2018
Love the list of reasons. Thanks! Report
GLEN21 6/14/2018
Thank you for this article! Report
BONNIE1552 5/20/2018
Choosing #3 & #4 to think about and continue exercising. Report
DWROBERGE 5/3/2018
Great ideas! Report
CAROLYNINJOY1 5/1/2018
Good ones. Thank you. Report
BABY_GIRL69 3/29/2018
So many now choose 20 and get your workout on!!!! Thx SP Report
NIOMIW 3/21/2018
Thank you! Printing this out and adding some modifications to personalise it :-) Report
PAULA3420 3/14/2018
My favorite is #32: "because it is cheaper than therapy." So true, and so much more FUN!! Report
AIYANASMAMA 2/4/2018
Thanks Report
REDROBIN47 2/4/2018
These motivate me. Thanks Report
DEE107 2/1/2018
a lot of good ones Report
PAULAJEAN659 1/29/2018
Great reasons! Thanks for sharing them with us! Report
GEORGE815 1/27/2018
Great ideas. Report
SUSANBEAMON 12/6/2017
reasons if you make them, excuses if I do. Report
EO4WELLNESS 11/29/2017
Thanks Report
SHOAPIE 11/26/2017
Thank you. Report
PLCHAPPELL 11/26/2017
You only need one reason. Report
SISTERPRETTY 11/25/2017
I totally agree with number 100.... Report
PICKIE98 11/25/2017
No.100 is the best! Report
AZMOMXTWO 11/25/2017
thank you Report
IRISHEI 11/25/2017
Great article. It would not print for some reason. All pages came out blank. So I am hoping the saved to documents works and will look there to print. Report
RAPUNZEL53 11/25/2017
Thanks. Report
SUZENNA 11/25/2017
Thank you Report
JVANAM 11/25/2017
Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter Report
SUSANBEAMON 11/18/2017
Because sometimes working out makes my arthritis pain lessen, sometimes it gets worse and I can't move the next day. I like to be surprised. Report
SUSANBEAMON 11/17/2017
Because I am made to. Report
LIS193 11/16/2017
Great article Report
LESISBEST 11/13/2017
Because I can! Report
JIACOLO 11/8/2017
All great reasons Report
THECOZE 11/8/2017
Because I love working out with other people and sharing in their joy and triumphs!!! Report
SHOAPIE 11/8/2017
Yes Report
HOLLYM48 11/8/2017
Wonderful list! Report
JANTHEBLONDE 11/8/2017
Love this list!! Report
KHALIA2 11/8/2017
How did you think of all of these reasons? And each one is very good. Report
CHRISINMIAMI 11/8/2017
Wow! Report
ROBERTSON8000 11/8/2017
Because it will give you a better quality old age Report
ROCKS8ROX 11/3/2017
Thank you! Report