How to make exercise a habit (1/12)

Can’t commit to working out? Here’s how to make exercising a regular part of your life

By Dr. Susan M. Love, Alice D. Domar and Leigh Ann Hirschman

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Integrate exercise into your routine

We’ve all got our hang-ups when it comes to exercise, and if you are trying to start or improve an exercise routine, acknowledging those hang-ups is important. The psychological literature tells us that when it comes to making a change, willpower alone isn’t enough. You also have to anticipate obstacles and find a realistic way to integrate the new behavior into your existing routine. With that in mind, here are ten of our hard-won tips:

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