Barely one-fifth of Americans get enough exercise, according to the CDC, which might be a big reason for the higher-than-ever rates of obesity. But a new survey of 2,000 adults, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Zhou Nutrition, reveals some of the obstacles people claim to face when trying to develop an exercise habit. One in three adults say they now work out by themselves more than they did before the pandemic, despite more than two-thirds saying they would be more willing to work out if they had someone there with them. Three out of ten claim they don’t have time to exercise. And a majority – 70 percent – say they would exercise more if they found a workout routine they liked and that worked for them. In fact, the adults surveyed have tried five different workout routines, on average, in the past two years.
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