Trainers share the 25 craziest workout excuses they’ve heard … are you guilty?

It’s that time of year. It’s cold outside and your plan to work out three or four times a week has fallen by the wayside. After all, reasons not to exercise can be easier to come by than arguments to actually drag yourself to the gym on a dark, frigid morning.

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How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?” The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral blog post, saved their marriage.

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If you have to fall on ice, here’s how not to hurt yourself

If you know you are going to fall, the best thing you can do is get closer to the ground. Think about it — falling from six feet off the ground will be more painful than falling from two feet off the ground. So bend your knees. It’ll instantly reduce the distance of your fall.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/if-you-have-fall-ice-here-s-how-not-hurt-ncna712051

What celebrity trainers wish you knew about weight loss

Husband-and-wife celebrity trainers, Chris and Heidi Powell, give new meaning to the term “power couple.” The dynamic duo makes writing books, hosting TV shows, creating workout apps and raising four kids — all while staying ridiculously fit — look like child’s play.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/how-lose-weight-according-personal-trainers-ncna784191