Unexpected signs that you are out of shape
We've all been there: the moment that our go-to jeans fit just a little too-tight for comfort. When seeing the number on the scale makes us cringe in disbelief. It's the moment when we know it's time to make a change. But you're not alone.
"Most of us have had those moments," Mohamed Elzomor, head trainer at NYC's Core Club, told me in an interview. Even when we're living a seemingly healthy lifestyle — drinking enough water, cutting back on sweets — we might not always be living up to our fitness potential. "Besides the classic gasping for air after running a couple of flights of stairs or not being able to see your feet anymore, there are a few surprising signs that may inspire you to get off your butt and get back into shape," he says.
After tapping a few fitness experts, here are some signs you might want to trade in your next weeknight happy hour for a date with the treadmill.