Why I Stopped Going to the Gym

Dwayne Oxford
Aug 11, 2019 · 2 min read
I stopped going to the gym, but that doesn’t mean I stopped working out

Originally published on February 11, 2012

It’s been a long time coming. I’ve tried my best to deny this very fact, but here it is..I Stopped Going to the Gym and here is why:

The Gym is boring

My time is valuable

My money is valuable

My home workouts are more interesting

I like to listen to podcasts and audiobooks when I workout

I don’t shun those who still go to the gym. Some people like the environment of a gym and working out with a partner. I just realize that the gym and how it’s structured, is not working for me. I’ve given it my best shot, but eventually you have to call it quits.

For anyone who is still in doubt about the effectiveness of a home-based workout, let me know. When you have the right tools and motivation, you can get the same results, if not better than any gym.

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