We all know that exercise is good for you. But knowing that doing something is good for you doesn’t mean that we always go ahead and actually…do it. Your physique, your fitness level, the other demands on your time — all sorts of things will affect how often you go to the gym and what you do once you’re there.

Good fitness trainers know that we are all different, so they’ll try to devise workouts that will motivate and help us to meet our fitness goals. But one factor that is often forgotten, and that can have a major impact, is our personality. Research by The Myers-Briggs Company shows that our MBTI personality type preferences affect how we like to exercise and who (if anyone) we like to exercise with. Here’s how knowing where you fit on each of the four dimensions of the MBTI assessment can help you reach your workout goals.

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