A new study by leading digital fitness company Freeletics has found that more than a quarter of Brits claim that chronic stress is the main barrier to them leading a healthy lifestyle.
The research, which sought to find the most popular excuses used by Brits not to exercise, or to skip a workout, has revealed some alarming statistics about the nation’s attitude to fitness and their health and wellbeing in general. Leading the list of the most popular ‘exercise excuses’ was being too tired (31 percent), exercise being too expensive (28 percent), and bad weather (18 percent), with excuses like not wanting to get sweaty and not having the right equipment also making the top 20 (8 percent and 7 percent respectively).
The study also found that 95
In addition, 43
The nationwide survey also found that six out of ten people believe that their day job is a barrier to them getting fit and that 40
Daniel Sobhani, CEO of Freeletics, who commissioned the study as part their Dare to be Free campaign, said: ‘It’s extremely worrying that the majority of the nation
‘With our new campaign, we want to highlight the common barriers to exercise and show people they don’t have to be barriers at all. We aim to encourage the public to free themselves from exercise excuses and dare to better their lifestyle.’
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The study also delved into the nation’s attitudes to getting fit and found that 40
Proving that people don’t need an expensive gym membership to get fit, Freeletics is renowned for its Freeletics Coach, AKA a ‘personal trainer in your pocket’, that is powered by artificial intelligence and
With a huge variety
It’s time to ditch the ‘exercise excuses’ and become the best version of yourself with Freeletics, the leading fitness app which will help you get into the shape of your life and stay there.