50% of Americans feel intimidated by the gym, yet…
36% say that running outside is more intimidating than starting an exercise routine.
31% admit to feeling anxious
when just thinking about trying to get in shape.
32% of those polled felt uneasy while working out
near someone they thought was “extremely fit,” and…
17% said they feel intimidated when exercising
in front of a member of the opposite sex.
In addition, 48% of those questioned feel “intimidated”
by the sheer number of classes and group workout activities
offered at their gyms.
37% of those who have never exercised
believe they are too unhealthy to even start working out.
Yet, those who do go to the gym
and develop a routine that fits their lifestyle
are not always satisfied.
40% of gym-goers say that they’ve reached a physical plateau.