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Nobody Exercises When It's Cold - The Atlantic

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Isn't cold the best time to exercise?? Makes you warmer!

Or as public-health researchers would say, "people from a variety of populations perceive inclement weather to be a barrier to physical activity." Studies have shown that people tend to take fewer steps in the rain and wind, and more in the sunshine.

Now Jawbone, purveyor of the activity tracker UP, offers some additional support for this idea, courtesy of its users' wrists. The company recently analyzed hundreds of thousands of UP users' steps each day for a year and correlated them with the weather conditions in their area.

The results show, essentially, that we don't like to move when it's either too hot or too cold.

...which is kind of obvious when you think about it.

What we need is a set of tricks to convince ourselves to move even when it's hot or cold.

Or just go to the gym already!

You mean, don't even think about it, just go to the gym?

Good idea to take thinking out of the equation.

ugh... the gym...

Don't think about it. Just do it. 

that's the right attitude!

It's all about not spending energy making a decision on whether to do it.

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