Once you’ve written it down, post that reason where you’ll see it every day. Tape it to the mirror in your bathroom, your fridge, the dashboard in your car, or inside your gym locker. Review that reason several times a day. You might even turn it into your new fitness mantra. Keeping that reason foremost in your mind may help you get active each day. Here are a few examples.

Make sure to talk with your doctor before starting any new fitness routine.