The hardest part of trying to be more active is finding a way to make it a daily habit. This is an area I’ve been working on for years, and I feel like I’m finally getting somewhere!

Make It a Priority We all know the many benefits of exercise from better sleep to increased energy, but sometimes excuses get in the way of sticking with a fitness routine.

Create a Routine We have more control over our time when we have a daily routine (including exercise). It takes 21 days to form a habit, but it's much easier with a routine.

Choose a passion You must enjoy exercising to make it a habit. No one likes doing unpleasant tasks. Trying to make a hated exercise habit is difficult. Explore physical activity options.

Exercise differently Finding something you love is important, but finding multiple activities is better. Different activities use different muscles and cardio levels, so it's good to rotate between them.

Just do it Starting a new fitness routine each day is difficult. Make a rule that you must start but not finish your exercise to exercise more often. After 5 minutes, you can quit.

Create skip-day rules To make fitness a habit, I can't miss more than one day in a row. Because I have to plan my skip days, I exercise more often.

Make sticking to it easy Adjusting to something new can be difficult. Following your fitness plan may be difficult at first, but it will become a habit you can't live without.