The best thing to do when you don’t feel like working out The best thing to do when you don’t feel like working out? Figure it out. Take the day off, go at it 50%, or suck it up and do it. Anything except deciding to walk away permanently. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.