Moderate Barriers


Excessive Cost
Lack of Facilities
Feeling Uncomfortable
Lack of Skill
Fear of Injury




For the general population, Excessive Cost, Illness/Injury, Lack of Facilities Nearby, Feeling Uncomfortable/self-conscious, Lack of Skill/knowledge, and Fear of Injury are the major barriers to maintaining physical activity.  Most of these barriers are specific, or personal to the individual.  Only one, Lack of Facilities Nearby can be attributed to the physical environment.  Moderate barriers are experienced by more than 25% of Canadians.  

Which barrier do you experience?  Click the appropriate button on the navigation bar to the left to reveal practical strategies to counter this excuse. 


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