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Exercise and Fitness

Barriers to Lifestyle Change Worksheet

Before you join a church exercise group, walk around the block, visit the local mall, jump on a treadmill, or pick up a dumbbell you may want to think about the following 8 questions and write down your answers.

  1. What do you want to do and why?
  2. What are you ready to do?
  3. What barriers might keep you from attaining your goal(s)?
  4. How confident are you that you can overcome the barriers you mentioned in #3. What can you do to overcome them?
  5. Do you need support from others to exercise? If yes, how will you get that support?
  6. What kind of exercise makes you feel good?
  7. How can you make exercising an optimal experience every time?

Barriers to Lifestyle Change

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Last Reviewed: Aug 01, 2000

Carolyn   Nickol, RD, MEd Carolyn Nickol, RD, MEd
Director
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati

David   Carroll David Carroll
Fitness Instructor
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati

Rachael   Dotson, BS Rachael Dotson, BS
Program Manager
Certified Johnny G Spinning Instructor
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati