The answer is largely dependent on your state of mind. Remember that old saying, If you believe, you will achieve? Well, how you perceive exercise, whether good or bad, may determine how successful you will be at achieving your fitness goal(s).
Your attitude, thoughts and beliefs about exercise affect how well your body will respond to physical activity. If you hate exercise, chances are your motivation will be lacking and you will not experience the positive effects of exercise. If you love exercise, your motivation will be plentiful and you will accrue the many benefits of exercise. There may be particular exercises that you do not find enjoyable. If this is the case, simply stop performing the movements and try something that is enjoyable. You'll most likely stick with exercises you enjoy.
BOTTOM LINE: Hating exercise is a learned behavior. You are not born hating exercise. Yes, exercise can be challenging and intimidating--especially if you're new to exercise. Find an exercise, sport or physical activity you enjoy and you'll develop a positive association with exercise and all the benefits it provides.
Brian Danley, CFT
"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going."
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I'm a personal trainer who loves to help others fulfill their health and fitness goals. I consider myself a bodybuilder in that I live the lifestyle of eating healthy food, working out regularly, and sculpting my body.